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LeadDev audience

LeadDev San Francisco is a conference for engineering managers

Get ready for behind-the-scenes case studies from top engineering organizations, practical advice and frameworks, and community networking with leaders from around the globe. 

Make the most of the learning opportunity with a leadership workshop before the conference, hosted by industry-leading tutors.

Connect with leaders from...

  • Google
  • netflix
  • fluxon
  • stripe

Key takeaways

Understanding Metrics

Understanding metrics

Nurturing Team Culture

Nurturing team culture

Creating growth strategies

Creating growth strategies

Building effective teams

Building effective teams

Featured speakers

Get unparalleled access to engineering managers who've built industry-leading tools, products, and teams. Speakers to be announced shortly.

Ines Sombra
Ines Sombra Fastly Vice President of Engineering
Addy Osmani Google Chrome Senior Staff Engineering Manager
smruti patel
Smruti Patel Stripe Head of Engineering
Melanie Cebula
Melanie Cebula Airbnb Staff Engineer
Ana Margarita Medina
Ana Margarita Medina Lightstep Staff Developer Advocate
Jem Young
Jem Young Netflix Engineering Manager
Lena Reinhard
Lena Reinhard Engineering leadership & executive coach
Allison McMillan
Allison McMillan Forem Head of Engineering
Andrew Hao
Andrew Hao Lyft Staff Software Engineer
Vanessa Huerta Granda
Vanessa Huerta Granda Jeli Solution Engineer
Javier Cardenete Morales
Javier Cardenete Morales ClassPass Former Director of Engineering

Co-located event 

LeadingEng - the dedicated event for senior engineering leaders

You have been in management but now it's your time to lead. LeadingEng is for senior engineering leaders who want to excel in their roles and develop a peer network with those in the industry at your level.

What's on Monday, October 24 Tuesday, October 25 Wednesday, October 26 Thursday, October 27 Friday, October 28
Conference None None LeadDev San Francisco Day 1 LeadDev San Francisco Day 2 LeadingEng San Francisco
Workshops None LeadDev - Be a brilliant people developer, Meri Williams

LeadDev - Tech Lead Masterclass, Pat Kua

LeadDev - Becoming a successful change leader, Lena Reinhard
None LeadingEng - Supercharging your impact as an engineering leader, Suzan Bond None
Meetup None LeadDev San-Francisco Meetup

COVID safety guidelines at the conference

Your health, safety, and comfort are priorities for us. To make sure you can enjoy the conference without worry, we are following local and international COVID guidelines and best practices.

LeadDev New York safety

This was a truly amazing event, so welcoming and inclusive. I left feeling inspired and motivated.

Engineering manager

This was the most educational conference I've been to. Thank you for including a diverse set of speakers with a high bar for content. I took a lot away from this and it's making an immediate impact on how I approach my job as a lead dev.

Lead developer

Thank you thank you thank you! This was one of the most valuable conferences I have been to. I am already planning how to put what I heard into action.

Senior engineering manager


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