Andre Pennycooke

Vice President

Former Vice President, User Experience Design Lead at JPMorgan and Chase and Mobile Design at Bank of America, Andre is currently the Design Director for Varo. Varo is an American mobile-only neobank based in San Francisco, California. The company provides financial services through its mobile app and currently has 1 million customers.

Andre is passionate about creating meaningful products and experiences that connect people to what they love most in the world.Building the bridge between business goals and consumer needs is his first priority. With every design, Andre goes to enormous lengths to understand the customer and the objective.

His goal as an expert utilizing responsive and adaptive design is to simplify complex systems to create an intuitive user experience and then he will iterate until the experience resonates and moves the needle.

Andre hails from New York but currently lives with his family in Oakland, California.