About Jon Kalb…

Jon has been programming in C++ for almost three decades and now does onsite programming for teams that want to up their C++ game. He is an Approved Onsite Training Vendor for Scott Meyer’s Training Materials.

Jon KalbOver the last three 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 chairs C++Now, CppCon, the C++ Track of the Silicon Valley Code Camp, and the Boost Steering Committee. He also serves on the board of directors for the C++ Alliance.

C++ Today: The Beast is BackHe is the co-author, with Gašper Ažman, of C++ Today: The Beast is back.

Jon is a frequent speaker at local user groups and conferences, including C++ Russia, where he gave the keynote address in 2018 and C++Now where his talk on Exception-Safe Coding won Best Tutorial in 2012.

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

Microsoft® Most Valuable ProfessionalJon has been recognized by Microsoft with their Most Valuable Professional award since 2014.


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

Twitter @_JonKalb.