Firebase Summit 2021

November 10

Start your path to app success

Firebase Summit is returning as a virtual event on November 10, 2021! Tune in for a keynote, technical sessions, demos and more to learn how Firebase can help you accelerate app development, run your app with confidence, and scale your business with ease. #FirebaseSummit


November 10, 2021

What's New in Firebase 2021 - 9:30 AM PST

Welcome to Firebase Summit 2021! In this keynote, you'll hear the latest product news and see demos of how our platform can help you accelerate app development, run your app with confidence, and scale your business with ease.

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Kristen Richards

Group Product Manager / Google

Kristen is the PM lead for Firebase Operate, a set of tools that help developers run their apps effectively and grow their businesses. She is based in Cambridge, MA. In her free time, she enjoys riding her bike, playing volleyball, and exploring new places!

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Kara Yu

Product Manager for Firebase Extensions / Google

Kara is a product manager at Google, where she has led Firebase Extensions for the past two years. She is passionate about helping developers accelerate their app development. Prior to Firebase, she worked as a product manager on YouTube Music. Prior to Google, she worked at Meteor and was involved with developing Scratch while at the MIT Media Lab. She earned Bachelor's Degrees in Economics and Math with Computer Science from MIT, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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Chen (Charlotte) Lang

Software Engineer / Google

Charlotte works on Firebase SDKs for Apple platform since the first launch of Firebase in 2016. She is passionate about Firebase developer's experiences on Apple platforms and app extensions. Prior to Google, Charlotte was an iOS game developer. She enjoys most of her free time exploring the city in San Francisco. Follow Charlotte on Twitter at @charlotteCLiang.

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Cleo Schneider

Software Engineer / Google

Cleo is a software engineer on Firebase Crashlytics. Before joining Google, she helped build robust systems in a variety of industries from finance to travel. Outside of work, Cleo enjoys spending time with her family (including two amazing cats), playing board games, fiddling on the bass, and eating amazing food.

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Jon Mensing

Product Manager / Google

Jon is the Product Manager for Firebase Remote Config and has worked on Firebase for the past 5 years. Prior to Google, Jon was a product manager at BuzzFeed and Zynga. He is also a U.S. Air Force veteran. Jon earned a bachelor's degree in computer science from the U.S. Air Force Academy, a Master of Public Policy degree from the Harvard Kennedy School, and an MBA from the Wharton School.

#AskFirebase Live - 10:10 AM PST

Are you excited about all the news from the "What's new in Firebase" session? And you want to know more? Look no further than this live session, where we bring together experts from across Firebase to answer your burning questions. Post questions before the session on Twitter with #AskFirebase, or wait till the session and post questions in the live chat. We'll answer as many questions as we can fit into 30 minutes.

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Rachel Saunders

Tech Writer, Dev Rel / Google

Rachel is a tech writer for Firebase, primarily focused on Firebase Android SDKs, AdMob, Crashlytics, and Performance Monitoring, as well as getting started with Firebase. Rachel comes from a teaching background and loves to help folks succeed at new endeavours!

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Jeff Huleatt

Senior Developer Relations Engineer / Google

Jeff is excited about helping app developers make cool stuff on the web. He maintains a number of Firebase's open source repositories, including ReactFire, a library that makes it easy to use Firebase in React web apps. Follow Jeff on Twitter at @jhuleatt.

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Christopher Chestnut

Software Engineer / Google

Chris is a Software Engineer working on Firebase Crashlytics. He is passionate about delivering a delightful experience to developers trying to fix issues in their apps. His work primarily consists of improving the Crashlytics dashboard, but he also serves as lead for the Black Googler Network in Cambridge. When not working, he can be found playing video games with his two younger brothers, appreciating his girlfriend's piano skills, or napping with his cat.

New technical sessions and demos on our latest announcements will be available on demand.

Your Journey to Firebase Summit

Get ready for Firebase Summit by learning more about Firebase products and services before the big event! Play Quickdraw to guess the weekly pathway topic, then complete the pathway activities to earn a badge for your Google Developer Profile!

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Sharpen your skills before Firebase Summit with our weekly pathways, and earn a badge on your Google Developer Profile for each topic by completing the quiz at the end of the pathway.

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Community Week

Come back November 3 for content from the community and November 4 for a live Q&A with Firebase leadership.

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