Andrew Karpie is a Research Director at Azul Partners/Spend Matters, where he covers technology and innovation in the contingent workforce management and services procurement space. Andrew has 30 years of experience in a variety of roles in business settings where technology and services intersect. He has worked—as a manager and consultant—with companies ranging from startups to large enterprises, such as ADP.

Prior to working at Spend Matters, Andrew was a research analyst at Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) where he covered the presence and evolution of information and communications technology (ICT) in the staffing industry supply chain. Now, at Spend Matters, he is continuing his research and analysis of the ongoing digitization of the contingent workforce supply chain/ecosystem, in particular the emergence of online work intermediation platforms. Andrew completed his Master of Science degree in Quantitative Policy Analysis at Carnegie Mellon University. He lives with his family in the heart of Silicon Valley in the San Francisco Bay Area.