Amanda is a Tech Lead and Software Engineer at Venmo, a popular U.S. socially-enabled mobile payment service used between friends, family, and select businesses. She is passionate about building applications that help people - user and transaction management portals, real-time automatic fraud detection and prevention, and has most recently helped to scale customer support and fraud management capabilities by rewriting a legacy internal tool, using Django / Python / React.js.
Amanda’s diverse background includes working for a startup and a global investment banking firm. She earned a BS in Information Science, Systems and Technology from Cornell University, and Gold and Silver medals as a member of the USA Premier Women’s Dragonboat Team at the International Dragonboat Federation’s last World Championships in Canada.
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