Sponsors

Our wonderful sponsors help make The Lead Developer possible. Visit their websites and stop by their stands on the day to say hello.

If you’d like to get involved in supporting The Lead Developer, please request a sponsor pack. We’d love to work with you!

Premier sponsor

Hired is a career marketplace for the world’s knowledge workers. Starting with in-demand tech and sales roles, we’re bringing together job seekers with the companies who want to hire them. Users on the Hired platform receive objective guidance throughout the interview process from a dedicated Talent Advocate, as well as the ability to compare new opportunities side by side so they can make their next career move with confidence. Employers get access to a hand-picked pool of candidates who are interested in new roles, as well as unmatched transparency into competing offers so they can recruit and hire with insight. The end result is an efficient, effective and enjoyable experience that’s far faster than traditional methods. Hired is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in more than a dozen cities in North America and Europe and plans to expand to a variety of industries and job categories.

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Platinum & Drinks Reception Sponsor

ThoughtWorks is a global software company and 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.

Our services fall into software delivery, products and consulting but we prefer to talk about ideas, opportunities and how we can help. Our clients include well-known household names, large government organisations, forward thinking retailers and anything in-between.

Our people are what really make us different. We’re talented, curious individuals, working best when we’re really challenged. With over 20 years of thought leadership, we have been integral in the agile movement, more recently championing practices like continuous delivery and lean enterprise. We promote a collaborative, non-hierarchical and diverse working environment to encourage innovation, creativity and productivity.

We want to better humanity through software. We run our business around a three pillar model – striking a balance between running a sustainable business, providing software excellence and advocating for social and economic justice. Whether we’re defending the free internet, teaching children how to code or helping to tackle global epidemics head on, we strive to have a positive impact on the world.

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Platinum 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. And 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. Commercial Support and enterprise add-ons, including disaster recovery, are available.

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Platinum sponsor

Shopify is a commerce platform for entrepreneurs, built by entrepreneurs.

At Shopify, our goal is to spread entrepreneurship, which we’ve spent over a decade doing by making ecommerce easy for over 300,000 businesses around the world.

Whether you’re just getting started or one of the biggest companies in the world, Shopify allows anyone to join, build and create their own personalized space to sell their products.

Business owners can use the software to design, set up, and manage their stores across multiple sales channels, including web, mobile, social media, marketplaces, brick-and-mortar locations, and pop-up shops.

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Gold & Video Sponsor

At StrongLoop we don’t just build products for Node, we help create it. StrongLoop was founded in 2013 by Node core committers Bert Belder and Ben Noordhuis and was acquired by IBM in September, 2015. We now maintain over 130 npm modules and sponsor the popular LoopBack and Express open source frameworks. Node is built for getting projects done quickly, and to leverage the broad knowledge of JavaScript to scale to the massive concurrency needed for mobile, IoT, and next-generation web APIs. StrongLoop has all the tools you need to develop APIs throughout their entire lifecycle - from design and development through to build, deployment, and scaling. Learn more about how StrongLoop can accelerate your project on StrongLoop.com!

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Gold Sponsor

Etsy is a marketplace where millions of people around the world connect, both online and offline, to make, sell and buy unique goods. The Etsy ecosystem includes entrepreneurs who sell on the platform, consumers looking to buy unique goods in the marketplace, manufacturers who help Etsy sellers grow their businesses, and Etsy employees who maintain the platform.

Etsy is committed to promoting diversity in the workplace and is proud to be a certified B-Corporation for their adherence to rigorous social and environmental standards. Etsy Engineering is also the author of CodeAsCraft.com, a blog dedicated to writing about their collective experience building and running Etsy, the world’s most vibrant handmade marketplace.

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Gold Sponsor

OpsGenie is an alerting and on-call management solution that provides Dev & Ops teams with flexible schedule management, escalations and alerting via email, SMS, and mobile app notifications.

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Gold Sponsor

Stitch Fix is an online personal styling service that is reinventing the retail industry. A Ruby-centric startup creating unique solutions in personal styling, logistics and merchandising.

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Gold Sponsor

WeWork’s mission is to create a world where people work to make a life, not just a living. When we started WeWork in 2010, we wanted to build more than beautiful, shared office spaces. We wanted to build a community – a place you join as an individual ‘me’, but where you become part of a greater ‘we’. A place where we’re redefining success as measured by personal fulfillment, not just the bottom line.

WeWork is a platform for creators, providing over 90,000 members around the world with space, community, and services through both physical and virtual offerings. WeWork currently has more than 100+ physical locations in 30+ cities and 12 countries around the world. Our commitment to providing communities that are both physical and digital on a global level is central to our ability to staying connected as we grow.

From a technology standpoint, WeWork is constantly creating new digital products for our members’ experience, implementing new R&D strategies to inform the construction of our spaces, and partnering with other companies to give our members the most advanced software to help them manage their businesses.

Empowered by technology, a new entrepreneurial generation is entering the workforce, and we are excited to be at the forefront of it.

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Diversity sponsor

MailChimp is the world’s leading email marketing platform. 15 million customers, from small e-commerce shops to big online retailers, use MailChimp to express themselves to the world.

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Silver & lunch sponsor

Condé Nast is a premier media company renowned for producing the highest quality content for the world’s most influential audiences. Attracting more than 100 million consumers across its industry-leading print, digital and video brands, the company’s portfolio includes some of the most iconic titles in media: Vogue, Vanity Fair, Glamour, Brides, Self, GQ, GQ Style, The New Yorker, Condé Nast Traveler, Allure, Architectural Digest, Bon Appétit, Epicurious, Wired, W, Golf Digest, Golf World, Teen Vogue, Ars Technica, The Scene, Pitchfork and Backchannel. The company’s newest division, Condé Nast Entertainment, was launched in 2011 to develop film, television and premium digital video programming. Want to join Condé Nast in growing and enhancing its digital operations? We are hiring top talent across engineering, data science, product, and design in our New York and Austin offices.

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