Erin McKean speaking at DevRelCon London 2018

7 + 8



Erin McKean

Developer Relations Program Manager | Google

Erin McKean

Erin McKean works at Google as a Developer Relations Program Manager as is also the founder of the not-for-profit, the world’s biggest online dictionary.

Before founding Wordnik, she was the editor-in-chief of American Dictionaries for Oxford University Press, and before Javascript, she dabbled in HyperCard, Perl, and Omnimark (if you have ever written anything in Omnimark, she will buy you a drink). She’s the author of the Weird and Wonderful Words books, the best-selling novel The Secret Lives of Dresses, and (most recently) The Hundred Dresses, a field guide to dresses. She blogs at When you meet her, please tell her your favorite word.


Documentation as practical empathy

Details to follow.


Sign-up for updates

Hoopy logo

©2015-2018 Hoopy Limited, registered in England and Wales no. 08995232. DevRelCon is a registered trademark of Hoopy Limited.