Kim Maida

Vice President of Developer Relations


Kim is a former biologist and former software engineer, now VP of Developer Relations at Ionic. When she’s not working on DevRel strategy or connecting with and learning from developer communities, she makes miniatures and artisan keycaps and loves traveling, overlanding, and building automation tools like Slack apps.

Keynote: Forging Your Career in DevRel: Advocate to Exec

Developer Relations has grown and evolved as a discipline in recent years, but the DevRel career path is still murky. However, our time is arriving. Executive DevRel roles are here.

Developer Relations can have a seat at the leadership table — and already does at some organizations. What does it take to grow your DevRel career from Advocate to Director to VP? How do your responsibilities, influence, and scope change as you walk this path?

In this talk, Kim will share skills and sentiments on how to grow both DevRel’s influence in an organization while also forging a successful, fulfilling career path for yourself.


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