It’s easy to name the best CEOs and entrepreneurs, but far more difficult to know who the best engineering leaders are. The goal of this award is to recognize and celebrate the engineering leaders whose work in the trenches has made a meaningful difference to their teams and organizations.
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We want to hear your story!
Which engineering leader you worked with has made the biggest impact on your career? We'd love to know what inspired you and how it has affected your career.
Please share your story to help us find the best, but often unrecognized, engineering leaders.
ELC is accepting nominations through November 20 @ 11:59 PM PST. The winners of the Inspiring Leadership Award will be announced at the ELC Summit 2020.
The nominees’ name, title, and company were edited out in the nominator interview videos for the committee to review. We did that to minimize bias. Watch the interview videos to see why our winners got nominated.
Stories behind the scenes: Nominators shared with us why they nominated their inspiring leaders.
Release Manager - Arxan Technologies
Engineering Manager - Stripe
Engineering Manager - Confluent
Engineering Manager - SurveyMonkey
Engineering Manager - Lyft
Senior Software Engineer - Mode Analytics
Engineering Manager - WePay
Nominations submitted by members of the community will be reviewed by the Inspiring Leadership Award selection committee, comprised of a diverse pool of experienced engineering leaders. The selection process has 6 steps: 1, First, we narrow down the nominations to a smaller group with relatively strong stories. 2, A recorded interview is conducted to learn more about the nominee's leadership story. 3, We edit out names, titles, and companies of the nominators and nominees from the interview videos before sending them to our voting committee to minimize bias. 4, Our committee reviews the interview videos to determine their top 3 choices among all the nominees. 5, We collect results from each committee member and identify award winners with the most votes. 6, The winners of the award are announced during a special ceremony at the Summit.