Sponsors

Are you looking to grow your engineering team, engage with the community and gain brand exposure? The Lead Developer is the perfect opportunity to connect with hundreds of technicals leaders and senior developers.

We love working with sponsors to find fun and creative ways to showcase your brand at our conferences. Previous sponsors of The Lead Developer include WeWork, Thoughtworks, IBM Code, Shopify, Spotify and lots more!

Please contact Daisy Wort, Sponsorship Manager, to find out about the opportunities and to request a sponsor pack.

LeadDev sponsorship

Sponsoring The Lead Developer is a fantastic way to reach an audience of engaged tech leads. Don't just take our word for it, here's what our previous sponsors said when we asked: Did you feel it was worthwhile sponsoring the event?

"The diversity and inclusion sponsorship is a perfect fit for us. We don’t usually sponsor conferences so to be able to have a direct impact on conference diversity is brilliant. The experience has been great and I will be recommending that we do it again next year."
"Yes totally, we will be back again!"
"Definitely worthwhile – we made some great contacts, which was our main aim."
"Yes. We are primarily looking to chat with technical leads, so this event is a great fit."

Our sponsors

WeWork

Platinum Diversity & Inclusion Sponsor

WeWork Technology is bridging the gap between physical and digital platforms, providing a delightful, seamless & powerful experience for members and employees. We build software that enables our members to connect with each other and the space around them like never before.

We develop tools that empower our community team to do what they do best - create a sense of community in every building. The Technology Team is a family of passionate, humble and collaborative individuals distributed in 5 countries with one goal in mind - to humanize through technology. We believe there’s a macro shift toward a new way of work today—one focused on a movement towards meaning. WeWork Technology is proud to be is accelerating this movement.

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Hired

Platinum Sponsor

Hired is a career marketplace that intelligently matches tech talent with the world’s most innovative companies. We combine cutting-edge technology with unbiased career coaching so both talent and employers can find the right fit, faster. Through Hired, job candidates and companies have transparency into salary offers, competing opportunities and job details. This level of insight is unmatched, making the recruiting process quicker and more efficient than ever before.Hired was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in the United States, Canada, France, and the UK. The company is backed by Lumia Capital, Sierra Ventures and other leading investors.

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Slack

Platinum Sponsor

Slack is the collaboration hub that brings the right people together with all the right information and tools to get work done. Launched in 2014, Slack is the fastest-growing business application in history. Millions of people around the world use Slack to connect their teams, unify their systems, and drive their business forward. From Fortune 100 companies to corner markets, Slack helps people communicate better.

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OnDeck

Gold Diversity & Inclusion

At OnDeck, we make small business a big deal. We’re improving the world’s economic landscape by changing the way small businesses access capital. We care intensely about each other, our company and the customers we serve, and are committed to making every day count.

As the largest online small business lender in the U.S. serving more than 700 different industries, we have been trusted by over 80,000 small businesses by providing them with a term loan or line of credit to help them build growing and thriving enterprises. Since 2007, we’ve issued over $10 billion in capital.

Join us as we enable small businesses to achieve their goals!

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Big Nerd Ranch

Gold Sponsor

Trusted for our books and intensive boot camps, Big Nerd Ranch is partnering with engineering team leads to bring best-in-class training to your team – iOS, Swift, Kotlin Android, UI/UX, Web. We also embed with engineering teams to lend our senior engineers and designers to help you build brilliant digital products. Stop by our booth to say howdy and grab a cool give-a-way!

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Code Climate

Gold Sponsor

End to end insight into your entire software delivery lifecycle to remove bottlenecks, identify issues, and maximize your team's full potential.

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N26

Gold Sponsor

N26, Inc. is bringing a new kind of banking app to the US, and building a team and the product from the ground up.

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O'Reilly

Gold Sponsor

O’Reilly is a learning company that helps individuals, teams, and enterprises build skills to succeed in a world defined by technology-driven transformation. From in-person conferences and live online training courses to self-directed learning and immediate access to problem solving online, O’Reilly has you and your team covered.

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ThoughtWorks

Gold Sponsor

We are a software company and a community of passionate, purpose-led individuals. We think disruptively to deliver technology to address our clients' toughest challenges, all while seeking to revolutionize the IT industry and create positive social change. Inquire within.

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GoCD

Gold Sponsor

GoCD is an on-premise, open source, continuous delivery tool to help you get better visibility into and control of your teams’ deployments. With GoCD’s comprehensive pipeline modeling, you can model complex workflows for multiple teams with ease. GoCD’s Value Stream Map lets you track a change from commit to deploy at a glance. Say goodbye to deployment panic and hello to consistent, predictable deliveries. Enterprise add-ons and professional support available from ThoughtWorks.

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Peloton

Gold Sponsor

Peloton is reinventing fitness by bringing live and on-demand boutique-style studio classes to the convenience and comfort of your own home. Our immersive fitness content, taught by Peloton’s roster of elite instructors, features real-time motivation and curated playlists of your favorite artists. The Peloton experience can be accessed through the Peloton Bike, the Peloton Tread, or Peloton Digital, which offers an all-access pass to a full slate of fitness offerings, anytime, anywhere. Peloton is changing the way people get fit through a comprehensive and socially connected experience that makes every workout both efficient and addictive.

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Linode

Gold Sponsor

Linode is a leading cloud hosting provider founded in 2003. Today, the company boasts more than 400,000 customers worldwide and operates nine data centers across three continents.

Linode subscribers can create a cloud server in under a minute and then dynamically scale their environments to meet demands, paying only for resources used without long-term commitments. Lightning-quick SSD servers starting at $5/month for 1GB.

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Datadog

Gold Sponsor

Datadog is a SaaS-based monitoring and analytics platform for large-scale applications and infrastructure. Combining real-time metrics from servers, containers, databases, and applications with end-to-end tracing and log management, Datadog delivers actionable alerts and powerful visualizations to provide full-stack observability. Datadog includes over 250 vendor-supported integrations and APM libraries for several languages.

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Shopify

Gold Sponsor

Shopify is the leading multi-channel commerce platform. Merchants use Shopify to design, set up, and manage their stores across multiple sales channels, including mobile, web, social media, marketplaces, brick-and-mortar locations, and pop-up shops.

The platform also provides merchants with a powerful back-office and a single view of their business, from payments to shipping. The Shopify platform was engineered for reliability and scale, making enterprise-level technology available to businesses of all sizes. Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, Shopify currently powers over 800,000 businesses in approximately 175 countries and is trusted by brands such as Unilever, Kylie Cosmetics, Allbirds, MVMT, and many more.

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IBM

Gold Sponsor

We empower developers to create incredible things. We are champions of coders, providing the resources, tools, and community that inspire you to go further. From videos and tutorials to open source code and developer advocates, your possibilities are limitless. IBM Developer exists to bring coders together as a community. The collective brainstorming power, opportunities for learning new tricks and sharing yours, and access to expert advice make this an invaluable resource.

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Allstacks

Silver Sponsor

Quantified performance analytics for your development team.

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Squarespace

Silver Sponsor

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Stickermule

Additional

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