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Google Developer Experts

Join a global network of more than 1,000 professionals. Meet experienced Google technology experts, influencers, and thought leaders. Explore the community, get advice, and network – or apply with a GDE or Googler referral. Download the application guide for more details.
Share your knowledge with the developer community. Speak at events, share best practices, and mentor others.
Join a community of passionate technologists from around the world and network with Google teams.
Grow your career. Get featured in the Google Developer Experts directory and get early access to products.

Javier Provecho
Google Developer Expert, Cloud

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Each Google Developer Expert is fully responsible for their services, and is not affiliated with Google nor do they offer services on behalf of Google. Customers are fully responsible for their use of services, if any. Google will have no liability for any products or services provided by an Expert.
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GDEs come from a variety of diverse backgrounds. They are developers, founders, mothers, activists, and so much more. The one thing they have in common is that they’re passionate professionals with expertise in Google technology who enjoy sharing knowledge with each other, making an impact, and continuous learning.

FAQs

Who can join Google Developer Experts?

Google Developer Experts have a variety of diverse backgrounds. They are developers, founders, mothers, activists, and so much more. The one thing they have in common is that they’re passionate professionals with expertise in Google technology who enjoy continuous learning, sharing knowledge, and making an impact on the community.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Solid expertise in an area featuring Google technology such as Android, Google Cloud, Machine Learning, Web and more. You do not need a formal education to be considered for the GDE program.
  • Display significant contributions in the developer community including but not limited to speaking at events, publishing content, mentoring other developers and companies.
  • Ability to articulate clearly and provide meaningful advice to others.
  • Must be 18+ years old.
  • Ability to interview and communicate in English as it’s the official language of the program.
Download the eligibility guide

How do I apply?

  • To join the Google Developer Experts program, you need to be referred by a Google employee or an existing GDE.
  • If you're interested, reach out to your local Google contact and/or an active GDE to discuss your eligibility.

What are the benefits of the program?

The benefits of joining the Google Developer Experts community include, but are not limited to:

  • Access to speaking and networking opportunities.
  • Invitations to Google-run events.
  • Early access to new products and features.
  • Featured in the GDE directory.

What happens if I apply to the program and get rejected?

This happens on occasion. If you don’t get accepted to the program, review the eligibility criteria and consider applying again.