If you’re interested in sponsoring Leading Design, please get in touch, we’d love for you to be involved.

Sponsoring Leading Design connects your brand with design leaders from influential companies across the globe. The type of people who make hiring and purchasing decisions, define process and tool use, and promote design at all levels of the organisation.

Join us at Leading Design and let your brand be a great part of an industry-leading experience.

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Premier sponsors

Intuitive, beautiful, user-centred design is key to the success of Google’s products. Our passionate, interdisciplinary UX specialists and designers work across platforms to create powerful visuals that highlight each of our product’s unique personalities. The team’s work touches billions while exemplifying one of Google’s core principles: “Focus on the user and all else will follow" - it goes without saying that we're over the moon Google can be part of this years Leading Design, make sure you say hi to them and for more information you can visit them here

We're thrilled that InVision are joining us again - They're the world’s leading product design collaboration platform empowering teams of all sizes to prototype, review, iterate, manage and test web and mobile products—all without a single line of code. Founded in 2011 and headquartered in New York City, InVision helps millions of designers at companies like Disney, Netflix and Twitter unlock the power of design-driven product development. You can visit them here

Executive sponsors

Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We promote environments where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork leads to superior results. Together, we are on a quest to change banking for good.

We're ever so pleased that MailChimp are joining us again in 2019. Mailchimp is an always-on marketing platform for small businesses. They make innovative, beautiful products that empower those businesses to find more customers. The company started in 2001 as a side project. Today, Mailchimp serves millions of customers around the world, is still 100% founder-owned, and is highly profitable. They’re headquartered in Atlanta with additional offices in Brooklyn and Oakland.

Salesforce was started with a vision for a different kind of company—to change the way the world does business and at the same time, improve the state of the world. They are committed to a set of core values—trust, customer success, innovation, and equality of every human being. These are the guiding lights that drive what they do every day.

Salesforce believe that they have a broader responsibility to society, and aspire to create technology that not only drives the success of our customers, but also benefits humanity by driving positive social change.

Their community of experience designers are artists and scientists. They work together every day to make vibrant, empowering, and simple tools that enable companies and non-profits of all kinds to take advantage of powerful technologies to connect to their customers in a whole new way.

At Salesforce, their employees, customers, partners, shareholders, Trailblazers and the community are part of the Ohana, the Hawaiian word for family. They believe that together, they can make great things happen.

Associate sponsors

Spotify Design is a group of audio-loving designers, UX writers, prototypers and art directors making meaningful connections between fans and artists. Passion for our fans and creators is the beating heart of Spotify. We get to create experiences that connect every person around the world with creators who want to share a message, inspire audiences, or just plain move them.

At Spotify, design isn’t just a team or a title, it’s a way of working in concert with every other function within the company. Designers work side-by-side with engineers, product managers, data scientists, researchers, and many other talented people to make our products and services possible.

Def Method is an NYC-based software consultancy focused on full-stack development and agile product management. They believe in the integrity of code and in always learning. Def Method tirelessly work to help their clients build the best products possible and to contribute back to the software development community because they are absolutely passionate about what they do. We're thrilled to welcome them to the Leading Design Sponsor family, in their home city no less. Be sure to say hi to them!