Brenda Jin

Staff Engineer, Slack Technologies
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Brenda Jin is a Staff Engineer at Slack Technologies, where she writes software that makes work better and more productive for millions of people every day. She launched the Slack App Directory in 2015, and later built and designed the first-ever RESTful DLP/eDiscovery APIs, enabling HIPAA and FINRA for Slack's Enterprise Grid.

Before Slack, Ms. Jin launched the first responsive shopping experience at She is a Board Member and volunteer Chapter Leader for Girl Develop It (GDI), a non-profit organization that teaches thousands of adult women software development every year. GDI's workshops remove the barriers to participation that have kept women out of technology.