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Check out the timings on the day and add your must-see talks to your calendar in your own timezone. Each talk and panel will be followed by a 20 minute Q&A session over in our Slack channel. Join now to be part of the discussion.

All sessions are live captioned thanks to the support of Salesforce. Talks and demos will be recorded and made available on-demand after the event.

Track 1

Track 2

09:45 PT

Welcome to LeadDev Live
Anjuan Simmons, Ines Sombra, Leemay Nassery

10:10 PT • Panel

Building stable engineering organisations in times of change
Meri Williams, Jean Michel Lemieux, Claudius Mbemba, Elaine Zhou

Q&A: #leading-through-change

10:55 PT • Talk

What makes a good process?
Adrienne Lowe • Senior Engineering Manager, ActiveCampaign

No Q&A

10:30 PT • Talk

ICON Framework: Creating Value From Machine Learning
Banjo Obayomi • Senior Research Engineer, Two Six Labs

Q&A: #building-software

10:50 PT • Demo

Aligning multiple frontends to a shared architecture at NotOnTheHighStreet
Petter Franzen • Principal Engineer, NotOnTheHighStreet

Chat: #tools

11:10 PT • Talk

Storytelling techniques for creating impactful presentations
Arquay Harris • Senior Director of Engineering, Expansion, Slack

Q&A: #communication

11:25 PT


11:45 PT • Panel

Effective remote communication in complex organisations
Katie Wilde, Dana Lawson, Asanka Jayasuriya, Farhan Thawar, Wambui Kinya

Q&A: #remote-working

11:10 PT • Demo

Boost engineering productivity with data – Code Climate
Michael Moynihan • Commercial Account Executive, Code Climate

Chat: #tools

11:30 PT


11:50 PT • Demo

Increase development velocity, reduce application downtime, and optimize performance with Epsagon
Chris Harding • Solutions Engineer, Epsagon

Chat: #tools

12:10 PT • Talk

Habits of highly-performing teams
Charity Majors • CTO & Co-founder, Honeycomb

Q&A: #effective-teams

12:30 PT • Talk

Presenting to executives
Kevin Goldsmith • CTO, Anaconda

Q&A: #leadership

12:45 PT • Talk

The Nitty Gritty of Scaling Software Teams
Daniel Burke • Senior Engineering Manager, Square

Q&A: #scaling

13:00 PT


13:20 PT • Panel

Creating, defining, and refining an effective tech strategy
Anna Shipman, Randy Shoup, Papanii Nene Okai, Nimisha Asthagiri, Anand Mariappan

Q&A: #technical-strategy

12:30 PT • Demo

Production Excellence with Honeycomb
Nathan LeClaire • Solutions Architect, Honeycomb

Chat: #tools

12:50 PT • Demo

Deployments made easier with feature flags by LaunchDarkly
Jose Romero • Solutions Engineer, LaunchDarkly

Chat: #tools

13:10 PT • Demo

GitOps keeps focus on product, not on infrastructure with Platform.sh
Chad Carlson • Developer Relations Engineer, Platform.sh

Chat: #tools

13:30 PT


13:50 PT • Demo

Creating a culture of code ownership with Bugsnag
Ivan Diaz • Solutions Engineer, Bugsnag

Chat: #tools

14:05 PT • Talk

A Tour of Decisions in Event-Driven Architecture
Duana Stanley • Software Engineer, CashApp

Q&A: #architecture

14:20 PT • Talk

The Mentor Playbook
Gabriela Dombrowski • Application Developer, Crema

Q&A: #mentoring

14:35 PT


14:55 PT • Panel

Strategies for influencing without exerting authority
Sarah Milstein, Rukmini Reddy, Nick Rockwell, Bruce Wang, Ellen Wong

Q&A: #leadership

14:10 PT • Demo

Developer-Driven Security: Owning your projects from inception to commercialisation with Sonatype

Chat: #tools

14:30 PT • Demo

Distributed systems, distributed teams, and distributed problems with Lightstep
Forrest Anthony Knight Jr • Senior Sales Engineer, Lightstep

Chat: #tools

14:50 PT • Demo

Launch your engineering metrics program in 40 minutes with LinearB
Dan Lines • Co-Founder & COO (Former VP of Engineering), LinearB

Chat: #tools

15:10 PT


15:40 PT • Talk

Difficult listening and having difficult conversations
David Yee • Executive Director, Engagement Mission, The New York Times

No Q&A

15:55 PT • Talk

Building Compassion
Julia Ferraioli • Open Source Technical Program Manager, Google

Q&A: #diversity-inclusion

15:30 PT • Demo

Integrating Travis CI in real world solutions. From setup, to build.
Montana Mendy • Developer Relations Manager, Travis CI

Chat: #tools

15:50 PT • Talk

Designing Cultural Transformations
Ryn Daniels • Site reliability engineer, Terraform Cloud

Q&A: #engineering-velocity

16:10 PT • Panel

What VCs Want Us to Know as Technical Leaders
Meri Williams, Eileen Burbidge, Leila Zegna, Ezechi Britton

No Q&A

16:10 PT • Demo

Increase app confidence using CI/CD with CircleCI
Angel Rivera • Developer Advocate, CircleCI

Chat: #tools

16:50 PT

Conference close