Cory Althoff is an author, programmer, and speaker. He is best known for his book "The Self-Taught Programmer", which has been published in seven languages and introduced the term “self-taught programmer” into the common lexicon. Book Authority named "The Self-Taught Programmer" one of the greatest programming books of all time, and The Next Web listed it as one of the ten books that will help you become a better software engineer. Over 200K developers are part of the self-taught programmer community he created through his popular Facebook group, blog, newsletter, and Udemy course. In 2019, Cory gave the opening keynote speech at Pycon JP. Cory is currently a developer advocate at Vonage and lives in the Bay Area with his wife and daughter.
How to Build a Brand as a Python Programmer
In this talk, Cory Althoff will explain why it is essential to build a brand as a Python programmer and show you how to build your brand. Cory will teach the audience the techniques he used to sell over 150K copies of his Python book "The Self-Taught Programmer", land a publishing contract for his second Python book with Wiley, create a community of over 200K developers and land his dream job as a developer advocate at Vonage.