Jaswandi Sakpal has recently joined American Express as Director of Engineering. Her current focus lies in managing the Software Engineers, DevOps, and QE teams building the cutting-edge Virtual Payment Platform revolutionizing how businesses facilitate digital payments ushering in a new era of efficiency and security. Before her current role, Jaswandi was Director of Engineering for a fintech specializing in Video Banking Platforms for financial institutions providing a powerful tool to connect with their members. The platform’s advanced technology has led to numerous patents, enhancing the banking experience while fostering a human connection that mirrors traditional interactions. Equipped with the power of Data Analytics and conversation Intelligence, AI solution empowers financial institutes to serve their communities.
With a two-decade professional journey in Silicon Slopes, Jaswandi’s career has evolved from an individual Java developer to a technology leader who bridges the gap between technological innovation and business needs. Her extensive technical expertise, successful track record in implementing innovative solutions, and effective leadership-building teams have driven business growth and success. As the former Head of Engineering at POPi/o (acquired by Eltropy in 2022), and with pivotal roles at esteemed Utah-based companies like O.C.Tanner and BackCountry.com, her dedication to technological advancements makes her a driving force in the technology landscape, fostering and building innovative solutions that bring people together.
Personally, Jaswandi is unwaveringly committed to family, community, and education. She draws inspiration from empowered women of her family and mentors young graduates, and kids while advocating for children’s tech participation in events such as SheTech, and Hour of Code. Her commitment to diversity and inclusion drives her grassroots efforts, serving in various roles in organizations like TedXSaltLakeCity, Indian Food Fair, and Utah Marathi Mandal.
Her drive for “Giving Back” resulted in her co-founding Uplift Squad, where she empowers families and children to participate in volunteer activities, benefiting organizations like RMHC, RoadHome, and Utah Food Bank.