Sima Gandhi

Sima Gandhi leads Business Development and Strategy at Plaid. She joins from American Express, where she launched the Bluebird product with Walmart, drove Amex’s financial inclusion approach, and led strategy for new lending products. Prior to Amex, she oversaw the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and managed White House/regulatory relationships at the US Treasury Department. Previously she led tax policy initiatives for the Center for American Progress and practiced tax law at Simpson Thatcher.Sima holds a BA/BS in engineering from Stanford and a JD/LLM in tax law from New York University.