Experts Program

A global program to recognize individuals who are experts and thought leaders in one or more Google technologies. These professionals actively contribute and support the developer and startup ecosystems around the world, helping them build and launch highly innovative apps.

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

Acknowledgement by Google

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.

Global network of professionals

Experts are invited to join closed communities and mailing lists designed to help program members share learnings and best practices.

Access to Google teams and projects

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.

Invitations to events

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.

Becoming a technology Expert and staying in the program

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.

Eligibility criteria

  • Be a 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, blogs posts, and videos.
    • Mentoring tech entrepreneurs in designing, developing, and distributing their products.
  • Have the ability to articulate clearly and provide meaningful advice to others.

Multi-stage evaluation process

  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.