Scott Meyers

Software Development Consultant

Scott Meyers is a world expert on C++ software development. He retired from active involvement with the language at the end of 2015.

Best known for his legendary Effective C++ book series (Effective C++, Effective Modern C++, More Effective C++, and Effective STL), he also developed the annotated training materials, Overview of the New C++ (C++11/14) and Effective C++ in an Embedded Environment.

Scott founded and is Consulting Editor for Addison Wesley's Effective Software Development Series, and he conceived the boutique conferences The C++ Seminar and C++ and Beyond. He received the 2009 Dr. Dobb's Excellence in Programming Award. A programmer since 1972, he holds an M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University and a Ph.D. from Brown University.

He maintains a blog for people interested in his professional activities and interests.