Carnegie Mellon University

Andrew RabinAndrew Rabin


Enabling the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs
Andrew Rabin is a successful entrepreneur, early stage investor, and philanthropist in the Pittsburgh area.  He is a native Pittsburgher and attended Carnegie Mellon, graduating in 1989 with a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering.  Andrew later received his MBA from the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh.  
Currently, in addition to his EIR role at the Swartz Center, Andrew is a General Partner in the 412 Venture Fund, a regionally focused micro-VC fund.  Andrew is also a partner in Localize Capital Management and a partner and co-founder of Valiendero Digital Assets, a Pittsburgh based cryptocurrency investment fund.  He maintains strong relationships with many other local and national angel investors and early stage funds all focused on advancing dealflow and the overall success of startups in the Pittsburgh area.  Additionally, Andrew is board chair of the 412x972 Pittsburgh Israel Innovation initiative, which connects Pittsburgh and Israeli businesses for mutual economic benefit.  
Prior to his current role as an investor in the Pittsburgh area, Andrew was the CTO of Premier, Inc., a publicly traded healthcare improvement company.  Andrew joined Premier through the acquisition of CECity in 2015, a company he helped build as CTO from 1998 to 2015.  CECity was the leading provider of cloud-based quality reporting, performance improvement and lifelong learning platforms. 
Mr. Rabin serves as a member of several local and national non-profit boards, including the Friendship Circle.  In 2011, Andrew was awarded CIO of the Year by the Pittsburgh Technology Council.