“I have Maynooth to thank for my whole career. I have great memories academically and personally, through the Galway Cycle,” which Amanda has completed 12 of the last 17 years.
After studying Chemistry and Maths as an undergraduate, Amanda spent a year teaching in Italy before returning to the Computer Science Department at Maynooth for an HDIP in Information Technology. She went to a start-up in Dublin called Brightmail, an anti-spam provider, before making the leap to the EU headquarters of Symantec in Dublin, which ultimately brought her to California, where she’s been since 2012. In 2016, Amanda moved to Salesforce. She brought with her an expertise built up in security software and its integration with cloud-based platforms in particular