Director of Business Development for Global Spatial Technology Solutions (GSTS)
Andrew Black is Director of Business Development for Global Spatial Technology Solutions (GSTS), a Global Maritime Intelligence company.
Andrew was previously Executive Director of The PIER, a global centre of excellence for innovation and collaboration in transportation, supply chain and logistics operated by the Port of Halifax.
Over seven years at the Port of Halifax, Andrew led award-winning initiatives that prioritize collaboration and operational transparency, including the Port Operations Center and the Terminal Traffic Monitoring System. He was the founding chair of the Canadian Port's Digitization Working Group. Andrew has led AI initiatives on cleansing shipping data, scenario modeling and contact tracing, and he has led the creation of an Innovation Framework and Digital Roadmap for the Port of Halifax.
Prior to the Port of Halifax, Andrew worked with Nicom heading up business development for their Maritime and Interactive divisions, as well as enterprise accounts. Outside of work Andrew is actively involved in his community.