Steven C. McConnell
American software engineer and author of software engineering textbooks. Worked in the desktop software industry since 1984 and has expertise in rapid development methodologies, project estimation, software construction practices, performance tuning, system integration, and third-party contract management. Writes books and articles, teaches classes, and oversees software engineering practices at Construx Software as CEO and Chief Software Engineer. Author of Code Complete, Rapid Development, and Software Estimation.