Benjamin Dean


Benjamin Dean and is a Developer Advocate for Square. His passion for developers has fueled growth of healthy developer communities with populations in the hundreds of thousands for companies such as: Salesforce, RingCentral, SparkPost, and ExactTarget. Benjamin is a front-end heavy, LAMP-stack engineer since 1999. Outside of work, Benjamin enjoys hiking, camping, art, and music. He is also a lover of desk toys.


My Sessions

Effectively Building Developer Communities

Rivanna B-C

More and more companies offer APIs and claim to be “platform” companies, but what is a platform really without a robust developer community? Just because your company uses PHP internally, doesn’t mean that developers building with your API(s) will as well. Benjamin will share the critical components and developer resources that any successful platform needs […]