Head of Product
Amanda McConnell is the Head of Product at Rent.com, the nation's number one internet listing site in the rental housing industry. Her responsibilities include leading the Product Strategy for Rent.com, overseeing the product roadmap and managing the product lifecycle process. Amanda is well versed in agile development and leads her team with a strong belief that creative collaboration drives product innovation.
Amanda has been a professional in the internet space since 2000. Prior to Rent.com, she served as Senior Director of User Experience and Product Management at ReachLocal, where she led multi-language launches in the European Union and Asia and expanded the UxUi team to become a global resource for all products, as well as leading mobile strategy for the company. She also has a strong focus in social media at companies such as BuzzMedia, Inc (Buzznet, Celebuzz) and TasWorld, as well as leading projects for Southern Poverty Law Center, California Pizza Kitchen, HealthNet and many others.
Amanda earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics, with an emphasis in Statistics from the University of California Los Angeles. She is a true LA native, with family roots going back to 1917 and is a third generation UCLA alum, following in her mother & grandmother's footsteps.
Amanda is a member of Women in Technology International (WITI) and demonstrates her commitment and leadership by participating as a panel speaker each year at the WITI Summit.