Helen Greul is an engineering leader, speaker and a strong advocate for creating developer ecosystems that empower teams to thrive. Her journey has taken her from hands-on coding to steering engineering and platform teams, providing her with a holistic perspective on the challenges and opportunities within the ever-evolving landscape of developer experience. Together with the Backstage team at Spotify she continues to shape the narrative around intuitive developer portals and champion awareness of the challenges developers face in navigating complex frameworks, APIs and platforms. Besides, Helen is an advocate for open source initiatives and a contributor to several developer productivity tools. This commitment to community engagement reflects Helen’s belief in the collaborative spirit that fuels innovation in the tech industry.