As engineers scale the technical track, they need to take on a whole new set of leadership skills.

And while managers are often provided with resources and support, very senior individual contributors (ICs) aren’t. StaffPlus is here to change that.

Join leaders from

  • twilio
  • netflix
  • squarespace
  • Google
  • stripe
  • Google

Key takeaways

Defining the senior IC role

Defining the role of senior ICs

Technical strategy

Effective technical strategies

Scaling incident management

Scaling incident management

Influencing at scale

Influencing at scale

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Featured speakers

Get unparalleled access to very senior individual contributors who have built industry-leading tools and technical infrastructures.

Tanya Reilly Squarespace Principal Software Engineer
Silvia Botros Twilio Software Architect
Leslie Chapman Comcast Distinguished Software Engineer

Become a speaker at LeadDev New York

Apply to the Call for Proposals for the opportunity to be a speaker, increase your personal brand, and share your story.

Co-located events for your entire engineering team 


LeadingEng - The dedicated event for CTO-track engineering leadership

The highest levels of engineering org management are challenging and isolating.

LeadingEng New York is an invite-only conference on April 8 curated for Directors, VPs, and CTOs. 


LeadDev - The essential event for Engineering Managers

As you move from maker to multiplier (engineer to manager), the skill set you need to be successful will change. 

LeadDev New York is a two-day conference on April 6 & 7 for new and seasoned managers.

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Safety & security

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 practice.

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Thoughts on the StaffPlus virtual conference

Thousands of senior, staff, principal, and distinguished engineers joined the StaffPlus Live virtual conference in September 2021. Here's what some of them had to say...

Great topics, fantastic representation, engaging speakers, and finally a simple way to connect with the senior engineer community

Senior Site Reliability Engineer Spotify

This was some awesome content! The organizers, speakers, and attendees were fantastic!

Principal Engineer StackOverflow

#StaffPlusLive track today was incredible. One of the best conference experiences I've had: great, well organized and curated sessions

Senior Staff Engineer