Sandy Anuras — Technology

Sandy is a product and technology executive passionate about building scalable, supportive teams and cultures. Her approach to tech is to focus innovations like the Internet of Things (IoT), robotics, and AI to address real social challenges to meet market need. She was previously the CTO at Stash Hotel Rewards where her teams launched the booking engine and credit card, introducing two new revenue streams with low technology overhead costs. Prior to Stash, she spent ten years in various leadership roles at Expedia, spearheading technology teams for global expansion, loyalty programs, financial institution partnerships, and mergers and acquisitions including Travelocity. Sandy holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Rice University. When not hard at work, she enjoys sous viding meat, playing the violin, or hanging out with her husband Andrew and dog Banana.

Most interesting home you’ve lived in?

“Living in an urban downtown for the first time is eye opening. Right now, I’m in the middle of all the action in Seattle - the Seattle Symphony, the 5th Avenue Theater, and world-class restaurants are all within steps of my front door. It’s a big change from the wide open spaces I’m used to growing up in Texas.”