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Becoming a Google Developer Expert (GDE) - Pakistan Tech Summit

Becoming a Google Developer Expert (GDE) - Pakistan Tech Summit

🔊 Wajahat Karim talks about how and why to become a Google Developer Expert (GDE) in an online event Pakistan Tech Summit organized by Ejad Labs.

👉 Full video: https://www.facebook.com/paktechsummit/videos/289775132212937/?v=289775132212937

Wajahat Karim

June 14, 2020
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  1. Becoming a Google
    Developer Expert (GDE)
    Wajahat Karim
    GDE in Android
    wajahatkarim.com
    Pakistan Tech Summit

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  2. - Google Developer Expert in Android
    - Over 8 years experience in Android
    - Open Source Contributor
    - Technical Blogs & Books Writer
    - Love to share my knowledge with others
    Follow me on Twitter @WajahatKarim |
    wajahatkarim.com
    This is Wajahat Karim

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  3. Blogging & Writing wajahatkarim.com

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  4. Open Source github.com/wajahatkarim3

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  5. Public Speaking speakerdeck.com/wajahatkarim3

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  6. Becoming a GDE developers.google.com/community/experts/directory
    Attempt # 1 - October 2018
    Less than a year experience
    Attemp # 2 - March 2019
    Eligible but had a medical situation - Needed time
    Attempt # 3 - December 2019
    Eligible, applied, and done with interviews - Now waiting for final results

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  7. Welcome to GDE family
    https://wajahatkarim.com/2020/02/gde/

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  8. WHAT & WHY
    HOW
    Q & A

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  9. G
    D
    E
    Google
    Developer
    Expert
    Google related technologies
    Has serious technical
    knowledge
    Good at it. Influencer in
    community

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  10. Experts Program
    a global network of highly experienced technology experts,
    influencers and thought leaders who actively
    support developers, companies and tech
    communities by speaking at events, publishing
    content
    https://developers.google.com/community/experts

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  11. https://developers.google.com/community/experts/directory

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  12. Categories
    ➔ Android
    ➔ Angular
    ➔ Firebase
    ➔ Flutter
    ➔ Web Technologies
    ➔ Machine Learning
    ➔ Dart
    ➔ Assistant
    ➔ Kotlin
    ➔ Google Maps Platform
    ➔ Go
    ➔ Internet of Things
    GDEs needed for Pakistan

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  13. WHY?
    Bringing impact in the community by sharing what you love and
    helping others in need

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  14. Loves to contribute to community & giving back. Period.
    Speaking - Meetups, Conferences, Webinars
    Content - Blogs, Podcasts, Videos, Books
    Open Source - Projects, Plugins, Issues, Samples
    Community - Meetups, StackOverflow, Mentoring
    Eligibility

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  15. Exams? No Exams
    It's not a Certification. It's a Recognition
    of your contributions towards community

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  16. Interviews? Yes
    By who? GDEs and Googlers
    How many? Multiple
    Questions? Tech & Non-tech

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  17. Want to Apply?
    Get Involved.
    Start by Doing.

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  18. Ready to apply?
    Getting Nominated is the half battle.
    Saad Hamid
    Regional Lead - Google
    https://twitter.com/SaadGH
    Contact Saad bhai /
    Other GDEs /
    Me

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  19. More Details
    Official - https://developers.google.com/community/experts
    @WajahatKarim - Becoming a GDE -
    https://wajahatkarim.com/2020/02/gde/
    @frosty - Preparing to become a GDE -
    https://medium.com/@frosty/preparing-to-become-a-gde-752b551c88df
    @JecelynYeen - How was my 4 years experience as GDE? -
    https://jec.fyi/deck/becoming-a-gde

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  20. Special Thanks
    Pakistan Tech Summit
    Wahib Haq & Nimra Maqsood
    Jecelyn Yeen

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  21. Thank you for listening...
    @WajahatKarim
    wajahatkarim.com youtube.com/c/wajahatkarim3
    Subscribe to my newsletter
    wajahatkarim.substack.com

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