Spandana Govindgari

Engineer turned entrepreneur. Immigrant by roots. Based in the Silicon Valley building the next big thing.

Official Member of Forbes Tech Council. Speaking engagements include: Augmented World Expo 2018, LDV Vision Summit 2018: Finalist on Startup Pitch Contest, SIGGRAPH 2018: Selected as the disrupter in advertising, AR+CV Meetups sponsored by Google Launchpad.


Experience

Software Engineer - Ads

Snap Inc.

Media Delivery Platform:
Built a world-class mobile networking, streaming and transcoding stack - in order to make quality content available to Snapchatters across the globe at the lowest latency and the lowest cost.

Commerce:
Led Android development on Snap Store feature that enables users to purchase merchandise on Snapchat app. Featured on TechCrunch, Wired, AdWeek, Digiday as Nike Launch, Shoppable AR Lenses and Snapstore.

Payments:
One of the early members of the Global Payments team under Monetization/Ads, helped build APIs that integrate with Snap’s Ads API as well as third-party payment providers like Braintree and Adyen to process national and international payment methods. Built internal tools to help Sales/Finance and Accounting teams with invoicing, and credit card reconciliation. Helped launch payments internally for Mobile On-demand Geofilters on both platforms: Android and iOS.

Women In Engineering Summit:
Helped organize Snap's very first annual Women in Engineering Summit in order to showcase the work done by some of our most talented women engineers. Attended by about 150 senior engineering talent across Seattle, Bay Area and LA.

October 2016 - October 2017

Software Engineer - Maps

Apple Inc.

Built tools that improved the accuracy and quality of Apple Maps. Worked on scaling up existing distributed performance evaluation framework for Maps services. Built other custom functional and performance frameworks, automation infrastructure, and executive rollup efforts in Python and Scala.

March 2015 - October 2016

Education

Cornell University

Bachelor of Science
Computer Science
August 2009 - May 2015

Beachwood High School

August 2007 - May 2009