Daniela Amodei

President And Co-founder at Anthropic

Daniela Amodei is an experienced professional with a diverse background in engineering, risk management, recruiting, and communications. Daniela began their career in 2010 as a Business Development at the IRIS Center, University of Maryland, College Park. In 2011, they became a Fellow at Conservation Through Public Health, where they partnered with the CEO to create a strategic grant-making plan and delivered development training to senior staff. In 2012, they joined Matt Cartwright for Congress as a Field Director and Deputy Field Director, recruiting over 80 volunteers and personally making 11,000 voter calls in key districts. In 2013, they joined the U.S. House of Representatives as a Scheduling and Communications. That same year, they also joined Stripe as a Risk Manager, Core Operations, User Policy, and Underwriting. During their time at Stripe, they led three teams of a total of 26 people, managing 12 reports directly and managing managers of the remaining 14, with an average employee satisfaction rating of 94%. In 2018, they joined OpenAI as the VP of Safety and Policy and Engineering Manager + VP of People. In 2020, they became the President and co-founder of Anthropic, an AI safety and research company.

Daniela Amodei received a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) from the University of California, Santa Cruz, with a major in English Literature, Politics, and Music.


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  • President And Co-founder

    December, 2020 - present