Construx Executive Summit 2011: Software Thought Leaders

  1. Posted on July 29, 2011 8:51:AM by Steve McConnell to 10x Software Development
  2. Management, events

Our 2011 Software Executive Summit registration is now open. We have an early bird registration special of $1000 off through August 15. Register today!

Our speaker focus this year is Software Thought Leaders, and once again we have an amazing lineup. We have the father of evolutionary development (Tom Gilb), inventor of the wiki (Ward Cunningham), creator of the CMM and People CMM (Bill Curtis), creator of the 4+1 architecture view and RUP (Philippe Kruchten), and Google's leading test director (James Whittaker). Please see the Summit website for more details.

I look forward to seeing you in October!

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Steve McConnell

Steve McConnell is CEO and Chief Software Engineer at Construx Software where he consults to a broad range of industries, teaches seminars, and oversees Construx’s software development practices. In 1998, readers of Software Development magazine named Steve one of the three most influential people in the software industry along with Bill Gates and Linus Torvalds.

Steve is the author of Software Estimation: Demystifying the Black Art (2006), Code Complete (1993, 2004), Rapid Development (1996), Software Project Survival Guide (1998), and Professional Software Development (2004). His books twice won Software Development magazine's Jolt Excellence award for outstanding software development book of the year.

Steve has served as Editor in Chief of IEEE Software magazine, on the Panel of Experts of the SWEBOK project, and as Chair of the IEEE Computer Society’s Professional Practices Committee.

Steve received a Bachelor’s degree from Whitman College, graduating Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, and earned a Master’s degree in software engineering from Seattle University.
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