By Paul Fogel, CDL Technical Lead for Mass Digitization

On Sept. 5, 2008, the Mass Digitization group welcomed Andy Mardesich as a Programmer/Analyst for applications, support, and development.

Andy is a UC alumnus (Santa Barbara) and holds degrees in Communications, Film and Computer Science.  His most recent position was at IBM Global Services, where he helped design and build a file transfer monitoring system in Java.

Andy is the proud papa of a 5 month old and has a broad range of interests that have led to past experience as a radio DJ, an ESL teacher, a film crew member, the volunteer webmaster for Bay Area Wilderness Training and the creator of a website devoted to the bizarre scat singer Shooby Taylor (