Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software, “Adventures in Software”
Steve McConnell is the author of some of software development’s most respected and bestselling books. His first book, Code Complete, is a software industry classic that is often described as the best‑reviewed, bestselling software development book of all time. Steve’s books have sold more than 1 million copies and have been translated into more than a dozen languages.
Steve is the founder and CEO of Construx Software, which helps leading edge companies improve their software development capabilities through private, on‑site seminars, online courses, and customized consulting engagements. Construx also hosts an annual Executive Summit, an event that draws a worldwide audience of software development executives.
Steve earned a Bachelor’s degree from Whitman College (magna cum laude, phi beta kappa) and a Master’s degree in Software Engineering from Seattle University. In 2000, the Eastside Business Journal named Steve one of the 40 top regional business leaders under 40 years of age. In 2004, he was honored with Seattle University’s prestigious “Alumni of the Year for Professional Accomplishment” award.