author thumb Colm Doyle

An experienced software engineering leader with a passion for building amazing products and engaging with developer communities.

[email protected] | +353 87 9799685 |

Work Experience

Developer Relations Lead · Slack
February 2018 - Present

  • Leading Slack's Developer Relations work in EMEA
  • Working with key partners to help them leverage Slack's platform

Engineering Manager · Kitman Labs
June 2016 - February 2018

  • Leading a team of Software Engineers across multiple technology stacks
  • Working with company stakeholders to bring features from idea to execution

Senior Software Engineer · Kitman Labs
October 2014 - May 2016

  • Planned and developed the company's first mobile application
  • Implemented systems to ensure software was continually tested and maintained to a high standard

Software Engineer · Facebook
May 2013 - September 2014

  • Part of a small team of developers tasked with creating Facebook Mentions, a key part of Facebook's public content strategy
  • Developed invite only APIs for media organisations to access statistics on conversations happening on Facebook, e.g. "3m people in New York are discussing the election".

Developer Support Engineer · Facebook
April 2010 - May 2013

  • Helped recruit and onboard the first seven Developer Relations staff in Dublin
  • Established the North American team, growing from zero to six engineers in year one
  • Main point of contact for numerous high profile Facebook partners, including the 2012 US Presidential Election campaigns.


Who is my TD · Web Application · Link
A website that allows citizens to find out details of their local representatives

  • Over 300,000 unique users since launch
  • The only online database of all elected Irish representatives

Rothar · iOS Application
A native iOS application for accessing local bike sharing information

  • An average of 500 monthly active users across multiple cities
  • Over 3,000 organic installs · Community · Link
Founded a Slack community for people interested in the Irish technology industry

  • An average of 250 daily active users
  • Around 25,000 messages sent per month

Lunch & Learn @ First Fridays for Startups · Community · Link
First Fridays for Startups is a platform where members of the startup ecosystem can come together on a regular basis, enabling them to learn, connect and grow

  • Organised and presented the "Lunch and Learn" series at Dogpatch Labs' First Fridays series
  • Average of 50 attendees per event
  • Topics covered included - Remote working, diverse hiring practices.



  • PHP
  • Hack
  • Ruby


  • Objective-C
  • Swift


  • GitHub
  • CircleCI
  • CocoaPods
  • Bundler
  • Amazon Web Services