Dr. John Canning is an engineer, computer scientist, and researcher. He earned an S.B. degree in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland at College Park. His varied professions include being a professor of computer science, a researcher and software engineer in industry, and a company vice president. He now is president of Shakumant Software.
Alan Broder is clinical professor and chair of the Department of Computer Science at Stern College for Women of Yeshiva University in New York City. He teaches introductory and advanced courses in Python programming, data structures, and data science. Before joining Stern College, he was a software engineer, designing and building large-scale data analysis systems. He founded and led White Oak Technologies, Inc. as its CEO, and later served as the chairman and fellow of its successor company, Novetta, in Fairfax, Virginia.
Robert Lafore has degrees in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics, has worked as a systems analyst for the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, founded his own software company, and is a best-selling writer in the field of computer programming. Some of his titles are Object-Oriented Programming in C++ and Data Structures and Algorithms in Java.