Gitpod Community Heroes

Our program recognises developers that go above and beyond to contribute to Gitpod.

Join the mission

Community is always at the heart of Gitpod.

Community is at the heart of Gitpod. Together with our Community Heroes, we want to push our mission of empowering developers to make software engineering collaborative and joyful again.

Community Heroes

Your benefits

This is not a paid position, but in exchange for contributing to Gitpod, you will get access to some great and exclusive rewards and perks.


Opportunities to grow

We promise you a safe space to improve your coding, content creation or even public speaking skills.


Build a network

Build your network with our thriving community, connect with and learn from like-minded people.



Associate yourself with our brand and become one of our community moderators on Discord.

Free OSS plan

Free OSS plan

Enjoy 2500 credits on the open source plan on any public repository.

Extra resources

Receive exclusive swag, access to resources to help you spread the word, content reviews from the Gitpod team, and more!

Beta access

Test new features before they are officially released and share your feedback with our product teams.

Eligibility criteria

To become part of the Gitpod’s Community Heroes program, you’d need to:

  • Be at least 18+ years old and have a Gitpod account in good standing
  • Be committed to Gitpod's values of diversity, equity & inclusion
  • Be eager to gitpodify and to tell the world about Gitpod
  • Enjoy creating and sharing technical content be it via blog posts, social media, public speaking, workshops or conferences. You must have examples ready to show us!
  • Enjoy helping the Gitpod community 🧡
Apply now

Meet the Heroes

Would you like to connect with the Community Heroes? Have a chat on Discord.

Join our Discord server

Aurélie Vache


David Bakin


Henit Chobisa


Horacio Gonzalez


Jean-Philippe Baconnais

@Jean-Philippe Baconnais#4575

Julien Lengrand-Lambert


Justin Hall


Louis Tournayre


M Palanikannan


Marty Henderson


Noe Samaille


Olivier Beautier

@Le Poulpe#0020

Om More


Philippe Charrière


Rishab Kumar


Sarah Rainsberger


Thierry Chantier


William Ghelfi

@William J. Ghelfi#4758
Apply now

Join us empowering developers to make engineering collaborative and joyful again.

Are you our next community hero?