Amanda is the co-founder and CEO of Cadence Digital – a reproductive health company focused on empowering women to understand and control their birth control. She was a 2016-2017 Innovation Fellow at the Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign. Amanda began her career at Edwards Lifesciences, where through the Technical Development Program she gained experience in R&D, program management, manufacturing, and marketing. She quickly caught the innovation bug, and enjoyed developing breakthrough technology as an R&D engineer with Edwards’ Advanced Technology teams as well as at Earlens. Amanda holds a BS in mechanical engineering from Duke University. When she is not working, she enjoys cooking, yoga, and contemporary dance.