The Google Developers Experts program is a global network of highly experienced technology experts, influencers and thought leaders who actively support developers, companies and tech communities by speaking at events, publishing content. These professionals actively contribute to and support the developer and startup ecosystems around the world, helping them build and launch highly innovative apps. Nearly 700 Experts represent 18+ Google technologies around the world!

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From participating in the world’s largest hackathon to mentoring others and building applications with inclusion and accessibility in mind, Experts engage globally through a variety of activities. They represent a network of local developer ecosystems in over 60 countries! Check out our video to learn more about the Google Developers Experts program and discover what current Experts are passionate about.

Why join?

As a member, you’ll get access to a variety of exclusive benefits that will
help you elevate your professional services as a technology expert
  • All Experts are featured on the Directory page and have an individual public profile on the program website to help promote their relationship with Google.
  • Members have direct communication channels to reach out to subject matter experts at Google and ask questions about their work. They also get invited to participate in exclusive projects with Google like speaking or mentoring at Google Developers events, collaborate on content creation, etc.
  • Experts are invited to join closed communities and mailing lists designed to help program members share learnings and best practices.
  • Once a year, Google sponsors the most active Experts from around the world to travel to one location and attend the Yearly Experts Summit. Program members also get priority invitations to relevant Google-led events, such as Google I/O.
To join the program, you need to be referred by a Google employee or by a Google Developers authorized partner. If you’re interested, reach out to your local Google contact and/or to an active Expert during events or gatherings to discuss your eligibility.
  • Be a technical expert in the subject area.
  • Display continued activity in the startup and/or developer ecosystem, by:
    • Being an influential and recognized speaker at large and small tech conferences.
    • Creating high quality technical content, including: tutorials, code samples, educational books, blog posts and videos.
    • Mentoring tech entrepreneurs, startups and developers.
  • Have the ability to articulate clearly and provide meaningful advice to others.
  1. 1
    Application
  2. 2
    Interview with external Expert from the relevant area
  3. 3
    Interview with a Google specialist

Throughout the process we aim to assess familiarity with Google technologies and the ability to articulate it.

If you are interested in applying to become a GDE, reach out to your local contact at Google or contact one of the current Experts.

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