Akanksha Gupta is an experienced Engineering Manager currently working with Robinhood where she leads full stack team(s). She is involved with building products that touch customer’s lives and provide a better trading experience to them. Prior to joining Robinhood, she worked with Amazon(Audible) where she shipped products around promotions and pricing, focusing on acquisition and retention of customers. She was also an Amazon Bar Raiser, helping with hiring and calibration of potential candidates. Before Amazon , she worked for a few years with Microsoft. Between the two companies, she took time to pursue her Masters in Computer Science at Columbia University, New York City. She has been a mentor to people from early in career to mid career stage and is a big advocate of Women in tech. She has spoken at several technical conferences, sharing her experiences with the broader community. She has served as the jury member for several esteemed awards such as Stevie Awards, SIIA Codie, GraceHopper and the Webby awards. She has also been part of the Grace Hopper committee review for Software Engineering track. She is an active mentor at GrowthMentor, Plato, Gotara Stem Advisor, and FastTrack mentorship programs. She is also part of the IADAS(The International Academy of Digital Arts and Science)and was awarded the Fellowship by the British Computer Society and the RSA. She has served as a Track chair for WomenInTech conference and is a mentor to the upcoming engineering talent.