About Jon Kalb…

Jon Kalb

Jon has been programming in C++ for more than twenty years. He is currently doing this for Amazon’s A9.com.

During the last two decades he has written C++ for Amazon, Apple, Dow Chemical, Intuit, Lotus, Microsoft, Netscape, Sun, Yahoo! and a number of companies that you’ve never heard of.

Jon programs the C++ Track of the Silicon Valley Code Camp, is co-chair of C++ Now (aka BoostCon), and the chair of the Boost Steering Committee.

Microsoft gave Jon their Most Valuable Professional award in 2014.

Jon’s talk on Exception-Safe Coding won Best Tutorial at C++ Now! in 2012.

He taught C++ at the graduate school at Golden Gate University for over two years.

Jon’s current interest is coming up to speed with C++11/14.


Jon can be reached by emailing “jon” at this domain.

Twitter @_JonKalb.

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Microsoft® Most Valuable Professional