I talk on a variety of topics, usually within the tech interview space. Some of my post popular talks are on:

  • How to do well in programming interviews.
  • How to do well in product management interviews.
  • How to be a great technical interviewer and reduce false negatives.
  • How to hire developers and product managers.
  • Various topics relating to women in tech/female entrepreneurs

(I also do consulting on technical interviewing.)

Contact gayle AT gayle.com for speaking inquiries or sign up to be notified when I am coming to your city.

Upcoming Talks

  1. Cracking the Facebook Coding Interview (Recurring Bi-Weekly)
    Invite-only for Facebook candidates. slides.
  2. RockIt Recruiting | Tuesday March 31, 2015
    Creating the (Im)Perfect Dev Interview | slides
  3. Talent42 | June 9 and 10
    How to Interview and Hire Engineers 

master slide deck for Cracking the Coding & PM Interview

slides for Cracking the Facebook Coding Interview

slides for Cracking the Coding Interview

Prior Talks

  1. Hired HQ | Monday Jan 26, 2015
    Cracking the Coding Interview
  2. Product School | Wednesday Feb 4, 2015
    Cracking the Product Manager Interview
  3. Hackbright | Fri Dec 12, 2014
    Cracking the Coding Interview
  4. Stanford University | Thu Nov 20, 2014
    Cracking the Coding Interview & HackerRank
  5. AOL Product Manager Bootcamp | Tues Oct 14, 2014
    How to Hire Product Managers
  6. Silicon Valley Code Camp (Los Altos, CA) | Sat Oct 11, 2014 1:45pm
    Cracking the Coding Interview [slides]
  7. Silicon Valley Code Camp (Los Altos, CA) | Sat Oct 11, 2014 11:15am
    Cracking the Product Manager Interview [slides]
  8. Product School (San Francisco, CA) | Thurs Oct 9, 2014
    Cracking the PM Interview: How to Land a Product Manager Job in Technology [slides]
  9. Hired HQ (San Francisco, CA) | Wed Sept 10, 2014
    Cracking the Coding Interview [register]
  10. HackNY (New York, NY) | Wed July 30, 2014
    Cracking the Coding Interview
  11. ELEO Conference (San Jose, CA) | Sat Jul 26, 2014
    Panelist
  12. LinkedIn (Mountain View, CA) | Thurs July 24
    Reverse Engineering Interview Coaching to Reduce False Negatives
  13. HackBright @ SurveyMonkey (Palo Alto, CA) | Tues July 15, 2014 
    Cracking the Coding Interview
  14. Talent42 (Seattle, WA) | Tues June 17, 2014 
    Interviewing A Players: Reverse Engineering Interview Coaching to Create Great Candidates [slides]
  15. OpenDNS (San Francisco, CA) | Thurs June 5, 2014 
    Transitioning from Engineering to Product Management [slides]
  16. Fullstack (New York, NY) | Tues May 6, 2014 
    Cracking the Coding Interview
  17. Fullstack (New York, NY) | Mon May 5, 2014 
    Cracking the Coding Interview
  18. Lumosity (San Francisco, CA) | Thurs March 20, 2014
    Cracking the Tech Interview: Strategies for Landing a Great Job in Tech [register]
  19. Hackbright (San Francisco, CA) | Thurs March 13, 2014 
    Cracking the Coding Interview: Skills and Strategies for Software Engineers and PMs
  20. Stanford | Mon Feb 24, 2014 
    Cracking the Coding Interview
  21. University of Washington (Seattle, WA) | Thu Jan 9, 2014 
    Cracking the Coding & PM Interview
  22. HackReactor (San Francisco, CA) | Thu Jan 16, 2014
    Cracking the Coding & PM Interview
  23. Birla Institute of Technology and Science (Pilani, India) | Tues Jan 21, 2014
    Cracking the Coding & PM Interview [Webinar] 
  24. University of California (Berkeley, CA) | Wed Jan 22, 2014 
    Cracking the Coding & PM Interview 
  25. Coding Dojo (Mountain View, CA) | Thu Jan 23, 2014
    Cracking the Coding & PM Interview
  26. MIT Sloan (Cambridge, MA) | Fri Jan 24, 2014
    Cracking the Product Management Interview (Webcast) 
  27. G+ Webinar | Tues Jan 28, 2014
    Cracking the Product Management Interview (Webcast)
  28. Stanford | Wed Jan 29, 2014
    Cracking the Product Management Interview
  29. Kellogg MBA (Northwestern University) | Mon Feb 3, 2014 
    Cracking the Product Management Interview (Webcast)
  30. Silicon Valley Code Camp (Los Altos, CA) | Sat Oct 5
    Cracking the Coding Interview
  31. Perkins Coie (Palo Alto, CA) | Mon Oct 7, 2013 
    Cracking the Coding Interview
  32. Perkins Coie (Palo Alto, CA) | Mon Oct 14, 2013
    Cracking the Coding Interview 
  33. Hackbright (San Francisco, CA) | Wed July 31, 2013 
    Cracking the Coding Interview
  34. Hackbright (San Francisco, CA) | Wed Apr 24, 2013
    Cracking the Coding Interview
  35. Marriott Renaissance Hotel (Austin, TX) | Wed Nov 14, 2012
    Cracking the Coding Interview
  36. Marriott Renaissance Hotel (Austin, TX) | Thu Nov 15, 2012
    Cracking the Coding Interview
  37. General Assembly (San Francisco, CA) | Thu Nov 29, 2012 
    Cracking the Coding Interview
  38. UC Irvine (Irvine, CA) | Wed Oct 24, 2012
    Cracking the Coding Interview
  39. CodeChix (Santa Clara, CA) | Wed Oct 17, 2012 
    Cracking the Coding Interview
  40. Palantir (Palo Alto, CA) | Thurs Oct 4, 2012
    Cracking the Coding Interview
  41. Silicon Valley Code Camp (Los Altos, CA) | Sat Oct 6, 2012 
    Cracking the Coding Interview
  42. University of Washington - Bothell (Seattle, WA) | Thu Oct 11, 2012 
    Cracking the Coding Interview
  43. Evisors (Online Webinar) | Tues Sept 18, 2012
    How to Get that Job at Google: Careers in the Tech Industry
  44. Women Who Code (San Francisco, CA) | August 22, 2012
    Cracking the Coding Interview: Skills and Strategies for Software Engineers and PMs 
  45. Amazon (Seattle, WA) | August 15, 2012 
    Cracking the Coding Interview: Skills and Strategies for Software Engineers and PMs
  46. TheEasy @ TechStars (Seattle, WA) | August 14, 2012 
    Cracking the Coding Interview: Skills and Strategies for Software Engineers and PMs
  47. TheEasy @ TechStars (Seattle, WA) | August 13, 2012 
    Cracking the Coding Interview: Skills and Strategies for Software Engineers and PMs
  48. Girls Exploring Tomorrow's Technology (Malvern, PA) | March 24, 2012
    Keynote Speaker | Technology -- Past, Present, Future [speech] [video]
  49. Philadelphia Area Aspirations in Computing Awards Dinner (Philadelphia) | March 21, 2012
    Keynote Speaker | Technology -- Past, Present, Future [speech]
  50. Exebit 2012 at IIT (Chennai, India) | March 2nd, 2012
    Cracking the Coding Interview: Advice for Software Engineers
  51. Pragyan 2012at NIT Tiruchirapalli, India | February 26th, 2012
    Cracking the Coding Interview: Advice for Software Engineers 
  52. UC Irvine | Wed Jan 25, 2012
    Cracking the Coding Interview
  53. Canadian University Software Engineering Conference  (Keynote Speaker) | Fri Jan 20, 2012.
    Cracking the Coding Interview
  54. UC San Diego | Wed Oct 12, 2011
    Cracking the Coding Interview
  55. Brown University | Thur Sept 29, 2011
    Cracking the Coding Interview: Advice for Programmers
  56. Dartmouth College | Wed Sept 28, 2011
    Cracking the Coding Interview: Advice for Programmers
  57. Columbia University | Tues Sept 27, 2011
    Cracking the Coding Interview: Advice for Programmers 
  58. University of Pennsylvania | Mon Sept 26, 2011
    Cracking the Coding Interview: Advice for Programmers
  59. Duke University (Masters of Engineering Management) | Fri Sept 23, 2011
    The Google Resume: How to Land a Job at the World's Top Tech Companies
  60. Duke University (CS) | Thurs Sept 22, 2011
    Cracking the Coding Interview: Advice for Programmers
  61. NC State University | Thurs Sept 22, 2011
    Cracking the Coding Interview: Advice for Programmers
  62. University of North Carolina, Kener-Flagler Business School (MBA) | September 21, 2011
    The Google Resume: How to Land a Job at the World's Top Tech Companies
  63. Columbia University | March 23, 2011
    Cracking the Coding Interview: Advice for Programmers
  64. University of Pennsylvania | February 9, 2011
    Cracking the Coding Interview: Advice for Programmers  
  65. University of Washington | March 8, 2010 
    Cracking the Coding Interview: Advice for Programmers 
  66. University of Pennsylvania | February 4, 2010
    Cracking the Coding Interview: Advice for Programmers [Post-Lecture Article from Daily Pennsylvanian.com]
  67. University of Pennsylvania | November 18, 2009
    Cracking the Coding Interview: Advice for Programmers