Andrew Niesen

Andrew has extensive experience working with software product and development teams, helping them research customer needs, and design software to meet those needs.

He was the co-founder and CEO of ShootQ, a business management tool for professional photographers, and the head of product for PhotoShelter and Pictage.

Andrew earned a dual-degree MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management in Vallendar, Germany.

After earning his MBA, Andrew joined the team of Photoshelter, a software company that provides a lightweight Digital Asset Management solution called Libris.

After leaving to co-found Save Family Photos, Andrew also provides Digital Asset Management consulting services and photographic services to higher education and corporate markets.

He also has a photojournalism degree from the Missouri School of Journalism and an anthropology degree from the University of Missouri.

Andrew’s Services Include

  • Digital Asset Management Strategic Planning
  • DAM Implementation
  • DAM Management
  • Andrew evaluated the user interface design for our new part builder tool. We incorporated his recommendations into our software and we saw a huge improvement in usability and conversions.
    — Rick Espinosa, VP/Sales & Marketing, Alvatek Electronics
    Andrew has great insight into what customers want. This is crucial to any successful product launch. He's also a detail-oriented manager and a good guy by your side in a tough pinch or deadline.
    — Simon Anderson, CEO, DreamHost
    Andrew kept the development staff on our toes and moving in every good kind of way. He interacted closely with our customers, had clear vision and was instrumental in setting our priorities.
    — Spencer Chastain, Contract Software Developer, The Weather Channel