Google Cloud Innovators

Regardless if you use Cloud to build, modernize, train, teach, or even for fun - in our eyes you are an Innovator.
The Innovators program is here to accelerate your learning and growth on Google Cloud, and to recognize you for the contributions you make to the broader Cloud community.

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About the program

You know Google Cloud. Now it’s time for Google Cloud to get to know you.

Join the program by claiming the Innovators Program badge on your developer profile. From the beginning, you will receive invitations to hear from Google Cloud executives and Developer Advocates, roadmap presentations, and a chance for an invitation to join our new series of Innovator community events.

We’re just getting started. We are working on customizing experiences across Google Cloud to incorporate your identity as an Innovator, and make your time with Cloud a more personal and collaborative journey.

Member benefits


Monthly AMAs and roadmap sessions to learn the latest about Google Cloud directly from Developer Advocates and Google executives.


Highlights of what members produce and do with Google Cloud featured on the Developer Center.


A chance for an invitation to our upcoming series of Innovators community events.

Upcoming sessions for members


October 26, 2021 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm PT

AMA with Nathen Harvey

Join Google Cloud Developer Advocate, Nathen Harvey, on October 26 from 12-1 p.m. PT for an AMA on DORA (DevOps Research & Assessment).


November 16, 2021 | 1:00pm-2:00pm PT

AMA with Dustin Ingram

Join Google Developer Advocate and Python Software Foundation director Dustin Ingram on November 16 from 1-2 p.m. PT for an AMA on Supply Chain Security, developer advocacy and the tools coming from Google Cloud to make developers' jobs easier.

Champion Innovators

Everyone is welcome to join the Google Cloud Innovators program - developers, students, cloud practitioners . . . any Google Cloud user.

Champion Innovators are the few who rise above and inspire us all. Most Champion Innovators first join the Google Developer Expert program. For those who do not identify as developers, we will be opening additional doors in the coming months for you to join.

Champion benefits

In the spotlight

Champions from all over the world and with all Google Cloud specializations are featured on the Champions Directory.

Share the stage

Champions are invited to share their technical knowledge and uses of Cloud at Google events such as Google Cloud Next, Innovators community events, and more.


Amplification of content Champions create on the Developer Center and Google Cloud social channels.


Champions receive tickets and VIP treatment at our Innovators community events and other Google Cloud events.