The conference for tech leads

Austin, USA

6 December 2018

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New York, USA

30 April 2019

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London, UK

11 & 12 June 2019

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About The Lead Developer

The Lead Developer was designed with the needs and pain points of technical team leads in mind. We programme each conference around our three key themes of Team, Tech & Tools. The talks are designed to help very practically with common problems in these areas.


Watch 100+ videos from past conferences on developing yourself and your team.


Previous conferences

New York, USA 2018
Austin, USA (March 2018)
New York, USA 2017

From our blog

A day in the life... Ryan Cooke, Head of Technology, US, N26
A day in the life... Ryan Cooke, Head of Technology, US, N26

01 March 2019

We recently had a chat with Ryan Cooke, Head of Technology, US, N26 to find out about his journey in tech, his move into technology leadership, and what life is like working at the fintech startup, N26.
Meet Meri Williams, Chair of The Lead Developer
Meet Meri Williams, Chair of The Lead Developer

10 January 2018

The Lead Developer conference chair, Meri Williams, is a geek, a manager, and a manager of geeks. She’s a CTO and consults through ChromeRose, helping digital and technical teams be brilliant.
The Lead Developer 2018 in review
The Lead Developer 2018 in review

20 December 2018

This year we put together four conferences and five meetups and it wouldn't be possible without you. Thank you for joining us, for sharing your experiences and insights, and for helping to spread the word with your teams. Here's a review of 2018 for you to unwrap.
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