Mission & Vision Statement
Our mission is to facilitate connections between people in an ethical, accessible way, using technology when necessary.
The Andromeda vision is to grow a diverse team of inclusive and creative people, train them in technology and design processes, and empower them to pursue their own goals and ideas while rewarding collaboration and humility over productivity.
About the Founders
Martine Dowden has degrees in both Psychology, and Design and Visual Communications, which she uses to develop amazing user experiences and user interfaces. She specializes in web accessibility, and has years of experience in leadership, marketing, design, and development. In addition to being the CTO of Andromeda, Martine is also an international conference speaker, a published author, is a Google Developer Expert in Web Technologies and Angular and a Microsoft MVP in Developer Technologies.
Michael Dowden purchased his first computer (really, a box of TRS-80 parts) at a school auction in 1986. He built three working computers out of that box, kept the best for himself, and sold the other two at almost 300% profit. This started him on the road that has led to him earning a BS in Computer Science, a MBA in Entrepreneurship, and a history of working with over 75 companies, including five he founded over the past 10 years. Michael is now an advisor of Andromeda Galactic Solutions, a published author, international conference speaker, a Google Developer Expert in Firebase, and a Microsoft MVP in Developer Technologies.
Marc Ebtinger is a Founder of Andromeda. After being a Senior scientist for 31 years in biological and chemical engineering, he co-founded Andromeda to design simple, innovative and robust systems and provide solutions to real-world problems. He has international experience in France, Czech Republic, Austria, and landed in the U.S. 20 years ago.
What Andromeda Offers
While just 10 percent of websites support proper accessibility, one billion people globally live with disabilities. This is a tremendous discrepancy that marginalizes hundreds of millions of people. Andromeda includes web accessibility as a first-order concern in all products, and it brings this same commitment to each client.
If you have your own software products but your development team is too busy to maintain them or build new features, Andromeda offers product management services — including design, UI, troubleshooting, and maintenance — on a monthly contract basis. The same support model you’re used to for infrastructure and vendor software is now available for your very own web and mobile products.
Do you have a great product or business idea, but aren’t sure how to bring the technology to life? Let Andromeda help you design and build a prototype or minimum viable product to test your idea and pursue investment.
Andromeda’s full-service consulting and software development team is ready to help you with your web and mobile projects. Their expertise guides your project through every stage of development, from analysis and design to quality assurance and ongoing maintenance.
Do you have a development team that you want to transition into web development, or perhaps you want to level them up for a new project? Get personalized training from technology authors and international speakers who work with web technology every day. Education ranges from intermediate to advanced and can cover a wide range of topics to work best with your team.
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