Andrew Himes (SNS Member #44) is executive producer of the documentary film Poetry in Wartime, and cofounder of Voices in Wartime (www.voicesinwartime.org). During the 1980s, Andrew spent several years as a technology journalist and editor, including serving as founding editor-in-chief of MacTech Journal, a leading Macintosh programmerís journal. In 1992, he was hired as founding editor of the Microsoft Developer Network News (MSDN), and later became MSDNís editor-in-chief. He helped Microsoft pioneer the subscription software business and played a major role in the companyís move into online publishing by managing the team that built websites for Internet Explorer, Windows, MSDN, and MSN.
After leaving Microsoft in August 1998, Andrew fused his passion for social justice and technology by founding Project Alchemy (www.projectalchemy.org), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that supports social change by using technology to strengthen movement building, communication, and grassroots activism. Andrew serves on the board of Social Venture Partners, a community of social investors in Seattle.