Future Developer Summit 2018 launches September 13

Leaders in Developer Marketing Will Gather on September 13, 2018, for the Future Developer Summit
The 3rd Annual Invite-Only Director-Level Event Hosted by SlashData Celebrates the Work of 60+ Trailblazers in Developer Marketing

London, UK – (September 2018) SlashData’s third annual Future Developer Summit will take place on September 13, 2018, in Menlo Park, CA. This is an exclusive invite-only event where the leaders in developer marketing at StackOverflow, Amazon, Salesforce, Intel, Facebook, Microsoft, Google, and more top tech companies get together to debate best practices, learn and design better developer strategies.

Andreas Constantinou, CEO and founder of SlashData says: ???This year, the Future Developer Summit has grown to twice the size with 60+ Director/VP level attendees representing 37 top platform companies. We’ve designed this as an invite-only event selecting up to two leaders from each platform company who come to debate and share best practices in this nascent industry of developer marketing – all in a trusted environment under Chatham House rules. It’s a once-in-a-year opportunity where the leading minds building developer ecosystems gather to learn from each other and design the future.???

Speakers for this year’s summit include some of the industry’s top experts:
Amir Shevat, VP of Developer Experience – Twitch
Andrew Clay Shafer, Senior Director of Technology – Pivotal
Arabella David, Director Developer Marketing – Salesforce???
Bryan Davis, Engineering Manager, Technical Engagement – Wikimedia
David Bryant, Fellow – Mozilla
David McLaughlin, Director Global Developer Ecosystem – Google
Konstantinos Papamiltiadis, Director Developer Partnerships & Programs Partnerships – Facebook
Nicole Herskowitz, General Manager, Azure Product Marketing – Microsoft
Ricky Robinett, Director Developer Network – Twilio
Shiven Ramji, VP Product – Digital Ocean
Zach Shelby, VP Developers, IoT Service Group – ARM

The summit will address key strategic questions in developer marketing: how to create developer personas, how to engage open source developers, how to build live streaming communities, and how to put together a world-class a dev relations team. This year’s Future Developer Summit is produced in collaboration with Catchy, Developer Media, Accenture, and GLG.

???Catchy is delighted to sponsor the Future Developer Summit again this year. As a developer marketing agency, we take pride in participating in the event and enjoy hearing industry leaders discuss their strategies and best practice approaches to developer marketing. It’s an interesting, valuable and insightful day, guaranteed to provoke thoughtful discussions.??? – Richard Hurring, CEO, Catchy.

The event will also host semi-annual Developers??? Choice Awards (https://www.developerschoiceawards.com/), recognising the outstanding developer programs and tools based on the insights of 20,500+ developers from 167 countries who took SlashData’s Developer Economics survey in Q2 2018.

Leaders in developer marketing can find more about the summit at www.futuredeveloper.io

About SlashData
SlashData is the leading analyst firm of the developer economy, tracking global software developer trends via the largest, most comprehensive developer surveys worldwide. SlashData’s research helps the top technology firms understand who developers are, what tools are they using and where they’re going next. Developer Economics is SlashData’s flagship research program reaching more than 40,000 software developers annually in over 150 countries across all platforms, technologies and developer segments, from mobile, IoT, cloud, and desktop to games, AR/VR, and machine learning.

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