LE NYC 24 - roundtable

The event for Heads, Directors, VPs and other senior engineering leaders. Everything you need to know on your path from manager to manager of managers.

Discussion topics
2023 programme

Join others on the same journey as we deep dive into topics that will help you tackle common leadership challenges.

  • Leading a company that hasn't experienced a recession
  • Measuring infrastructure and enablement investments
  • Avoiding the priority zero trap
  • Managing expectations around promotion and development
LE NYC 14 - Discussion

What to expect at LeadingEng


Practice led talks from the biggest industry names to help you gain insights from different perspectives

table discussions

Curated seating plan with roundtable discussions to exchange ideas and solutions with your peers

connect and network

Roundtable discussions to exchange ideas and solutions to common leadership challenges

unite and share

Networking time - expand your peer network to support your career growth

What are the challenges faced by other leaders?

Our LeadingEng speakers share what they feel are the most important challenges faced in senior leadership roles.

Hear from your peers at the highest levels of engineering leadership

Find out more about our confirmed speakers for 2024, with more to be announced soon!

Nivia Henry Spotify Engineering Director
Jenn Clevenger Etsy VP of Engineering
Neha Batra GitHub VP of Engineering

Watch the LeadingEng New York 2023 highlights

Take a look at the highlight's from last year's conference for a taste of what's to come.

Meet the LeadingEng Advisory Board

New for 2024, we’ve assembled an expert advisory board to help better understand the challenges that engineering leaders are facing on a daily basis. The advisory board will provide their experience to help steer the themes of the conference, think about the evergreen challenges you need help with, and the topics that are most relevant today.

Meri Williams Pleo CTO and Advisor
Nivia Henry Spotify Engineering Director
Kathryn Koehler Netflix Engineering Director, Productivity Engineering
Lena Reinhard Engineering Leadership & Executive Coach
Christian McCarrick Meta Engineering Leader
Lara Hogan Fly.io VP of Engineering
David Yee The New York Times VP of Engineering
Tanisha Barnett Mailchimp-Intuit Senior Director of Engineering
Neha Batra GitHub VP of Engineering
Bruce Wang Netflix Engineering Director, Product Platform Systems
Rukmini Reddy Slack SVP of Engineering
Pat Kua Seasoned Technology Leader
Smruti Patel Apollo GraphQL VP of Engineering
Maria Gutierrez Personio VP of Engineering
Dana Lawson Netlify SVP of Engineering
Emily Nakashima Honeycomb.io. VP of Engineering
Cat Hicks Pluralsight Flow VP of Research Insights & Director of Developer Success Lab, Flow

Co-located New York events

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LeadDev New York is a two-day conference on March 19-20 for aspiring, new, and seasoned engineering managers.

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StaffPlus - The technical leadership conference for staff engineers and up


Leadership does not equal management. Engineers scaling the technical track need to take on a new set of skills.


StaffPlus New York is a two-day conference alongside LeadDev New York on March 19-20, focusing on the strategies and frameworks specific to the senior individual contributor ladder.

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