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Two days • 800+ Engineering Leaders

Join our community at the Lead Dev New York, where engineering leaders learn to build high performing teams, apply the best tech and tools for the job, and thrive as they meet the challenges of software engineering leadership.

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Whether you are scaling a team, coaching and developing your direct reports, or trying to stay ahead of the latest tech developments – you’re constantly juggling priorities while making business-critical decisions and shipping high-quality products.

Lead Dev New York is a two-day conference for engineering leaders packed full of inspiring and practical sessions focused around three core themes: teams, tech and tools.

The 2020 program features with talks from top technical leaders from Etsy, Netflix, Squarespace, Stripe, Spotify, Mailchimp and more!

How can I get involved?

  • Become a speaker: our Call for Proposals is now closed but you can apply to speak at one of our meetups or conferences in other cities.
  • Sponsor us: connect with senior engineering leaders looking for tools to help them work more efficiently and to ship higher quality product.
  • Buy tickets: register to attend the conference by yourself or as a team for a group discount.
  • Apply for a scholarship place: we run a scholarship program to support individuals from underrepresented and marginalised groups in tech. The deadline has passed but there are new opportunities for scholarships in other cities throughout the year.
  • Attend a meetup: We host quarterly meetups and you can get involved as an attendee, speaker, or sponsor.

Not sure what to expect? Look back at the highlights from our 2019 events to get you inspired for New York 2020!

Look back at the 2019 conference photos in our Flickr album.


Thank you to all our fantastic partners who help make our event happen.

Would you like to join the community and align your brand with The Lead Developer? Contact us for our 2020 sponsorship prospectus.

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Platinum Sponsor

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Industry Partner


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Bronze Sponsors

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