March 9 - 10, 2023
TechLead Conference
Online
TechLead Conference 2023

Event about leadership and seniority

TechLead Conference is an online event for middle and senior software developers to get knowledge of how to become a tech lead of a team, how to grow professionally. The conference will be held on June 15 & 19.

Swizec Teller
Swizec Teller
Tia, USA
Talk: On Becoming a Tech Lead
Swizec is a software engineer, author, educator, and conference speaker. He's published books on modern web technologies, data visualization, and productivity, and has trained engineering teams at Fortune500 companies. Now he's distilling 20 years of tacit experience into actionable steps.
Erin Fox
Erin Fox
ConvertKit, USA
Talk: How to Get a Mentor Without Telling Them
I’m Erin - raised in the Bay Area, schooled in Sonoma, Hawaii, and NYC. I’m a software engineer with a drive for JavaScript, React, explaining things simply and cats. I hold a MA in Communication from Hawaii Pacific University and previously worked at Major League Soccer on the mobile team. I’ve given talks internationally and across the US on the work I’ve been doing. I keep busy with new side projects, reading all of Reese Witherspoon’s bookclub books, re-watching Frontend Master courses, and tweeting about it all on Twitter.
Tara Z. Manicsic
Tara Z. Manicsic
Netlify, USA
Talk: Processes for the Process-Averse
Tara Z. Manicsic has spent her career using JavaScript on both back-end and front-end to try to help make coding the web a happy place for devs. She is currently working to bring Angular into the Jamstack at Netlify as a Developer Experience Engineer. As an international technical speaker and workshop leader, she conveys all she has learned while delivering horrible jokes. Tara is a lifelong student, teacher, and maker (crafts, IoT projects, tiny humans, and more). She lives in a house down by the river and hopes to meet you soon!
Naz Delam
Naz Delam
LinkedIn, USA
Talk: Effective Communication for Engineers
Naz is a software engineering manager at LinkedIn and Technology Career Coach. She is passionate about UI Engineering, Career Development, and growth skills. Before LinkedIn, she worked at Netflix, leading Animation teams and in the Finance industry as a Software Architect. Naz is dedicated to advancing and growing the careers of many engineers across the world 🌎 . She is an active Career Coach on MentorCruise. She also volunteers with Hour of Code, teaching high school girls how to code, and serves as a member of MentorCruise and BuiltByGirls to coach engineers. You’ll likely find her exploring the world 🌱, playing games, or curled up with a good book and coffee when she's not working. 📚☕
Alex Moldovan
Alex Moldovan
CodeSandbox, Romania
Talk: A Framework for Managing Technical Debt
Alex is Frontend Engineer at CodeSandbox with a passion for both dev tools and user experience. He is also the organizer of JSHeroes, the biggest JS/Frontend conference in Romania.
Zan Markan
Zan Markan
CircleCI, UK
Talk: What Engineering Leaders Should Know About DevRel (But Were Too Busy to Ask)
Zan Markan is a developer advocate at CircleCI, on a mission to educate and inspire developers on the topics of CI/CD, DevOps, and software quality. Across his career he has worked in companies of various sizes, from enterprises to own startups, and everything in between, and across industries as diverse as retail, AI, and developer tools. He’s passionate about serverless technologies, mobile development, and developer experience. Outside of work, he enthuses over airplanes, craft beer, and the Oxford comma.
Baris Guler
Baris Guler
Delivery Hero, Germany
Working as an Engineering Mananger / Tech Lead for a couple of years alongside with a 15+ experience on engineering area in 3 (three) different countries working with several FE/BE & Full-Stack teams.
Mo Khazali
Mo Khazali
Theodo UK, UK
Talk: Why Leetcode is Dead and Pair Programming for Interviews is the Way Forward
Mo is the Head of Mobile and a Tech Lead at Theodo UK, having worked on several projects with startups and established enterprises to create cross-platform mobile application in React Native. He's passionate about React Native, MobileDevOps, and pushing the boundaries of combining code across web and mobile. Before joining Theodo, Mo was a full-stack developer at Nasdaq. He is a graduate from the University of Edinburgh.
Daniel Afonso
Daniel Afonso
OLX Group, Portugal
Talk: Imposter Syndrome-Driven Development
Daniel is a Developer Advocate at OLX Group. His current interest is in React and JavaScript, and he advocates for better testing principles using the testing library. He has a full-stack background, having worked with different languages and frameworks on various projects from IoT to Fraud Detection. In his free time, when he's not learning new technologies or writing about them, he's probably reading comics or watching superhero movies and shows.
Marek Kalnik
Marek Kalnik
BAM, Paris
Talk: Do You Really Have to Become a Manager to Advance in Your Career?
Co-founder and CTO of BAM
Shivangi Das
Shivangi Das
Software Engineer at BJSS, UK
Talk: Negotiate Like Your Life Depends on It
Software Engineer with 8 years of experience in the information technology, financial services industry, and public sector working on multi-million-dollar products. Shivangi is passionate about promoting women in tech and helping them get paid more.
Ursula Cervantes
Ursula Cervantes
N26, Germany
A gal who wants to create awesome stuff. A problem solver and allround web developer. I‘m a senior programmer with good knowledge of front-end techniques. I love algorithms, data structure and I also stand for quality. I believe in nudging things forward — thoughtfully and intentionally. Asking ‘what if’ as often as possible, constantly challenging standards, and experimenting endlessly.
Philipp Giese
Philipp Giese
BRYTER, Germany
Talk: The Rewrite Trap
Philipp loves to code and teach people. His first project was a webpage to manage which of his friends had borrowed which VHS. It was this project that also convinced him that the internet is where the future is. Fast forward some 20 years and he is still coding. He currently works as CTO at auteon.
Ziv Levy
Ziv Levy
Wix, Israel
Talk: The Game Theory of Software Decision Making
I'm currently working at Wix.com as a software engineer in the very exciting Wix’s Data Science group. I'm an open-source enthusiast, have a fetish for web performance, love technology at its best when it's visual, and… mixing techno sounds at night!
Alex Ptakhin
Alex Ptakhin
Prestatech GmbH, Germany
Talk: Purpose: What I Learned from Stepping Down as Team Lead Twice
Alex is a software engineer with technical and engineering management experience from startups to middle-sized and big-tech companies. Loves creating friendly and effective team processes.
Anton Kazakov
Anton Kazakov
Canonical, Germany
Mentorship available
Talk: A Quick and Complete Guide to Measuring Your Tech Debt and Using the Results
Anton is an Engineering Director at Canonical (the publisher of Ubuntu). He's built and scaled teams, shaped tech organisations in the SaaS and B2C worlds. He has a passion for systemic approaches and helping people thrive and grow. He mentors other tech leaders helping their leadership journey go more quickly and smoothly. Outside of work, he enjoys hiking, mountain skiing, and family time.
Octave Raimbault
Octave Raimbault
Datadog, France
Talk: The Power of Pairs
Senior front-end engineer. I build the next generation of Application Security tools using your typical React & Typescript stack.
Vânia Santos
Vânia Santos
OLX Group, Portugal
Talk: Why Scaling Bottom-up? How Teams’ Interactions Should Impact the Organizational Structure
Backend Software Engineer for +10 years in industries such as telco, online betting, and financing, embraced the passion for leading and caring for people 3 years ago, being now at OLX Group as Engineering Manager.
Rodolfo Forte
Rodolfo Forte
Netconomy, Austria
Senior Software Engineer at Netconomy