Amanda Renteria - Code for America

Amanda Renteria - Code for America


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15:30 Keynote Interview: Global Voice

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15:30 | 60mins

Amanda Renteria is CEO of Code for America, the non-partisan, non-political organization founded in 2009 to address the widening gap between the public and private sectors in their effective use of technology and design.

Amanda has had a unique and diverse career starting out in the financial industry, moving to education as a teacher and finally spending the majority of her career in public service. She has served as the Chief of Operations at the California Department of Justice, National Political Director for Secretary Clinton managing the political and outreach strategy for the 2016 Presidential Campaign, and as a Chief of Staff in the United States Senate. She received a number of awards as the first Latina chief of staff in the history of the U.S. Senate.

In addition to her policy work, she also ran for Congressional office in 2014 and Governor in 2018 believing that empowering others is at the heart of public service. She has degrees from Stanford University and Harvard Business School and serves on several non-profit boards.