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Karl Wiegers, author of 'The Reconstruction' and
              seven books on software development, including the top-selling 'Software Requirements' After growing up on air force bases around the world, Karl Wiegers landed in Boise, Idaho, at age 11. He received a PhD in organic chemistry from the University of Illinois. Karl worked for 18 years at Kodak in Rochester, NY, as a research scientist, software developer, software manager, and software process improvement leader. In 1997 he launched Process Impact, a software development consulting and training company.

Karl is the author of seven popular books on software development and management, as well as over 180 articles on computing, chemistry, and military history. He has delivered more than 600 presentations, training classes, and webinars worldwide. Karl also wrote a memoir of life lessons titled Pearls from Sand.

Karl Wiegers playing guitar When he's not at the keyboard, Karl enjoys wine tasting, volunteering, puzzles and games, reading about military history and science, playing guitar, and writing and recording songs. Karl lives in Happy Valley, Oregon, with his wife, Chris, and five guitars.

The Reconstruction is Karl's first work of fiction since his PhD thesis.

For more information, please visit karlwiegers.com. Click here to contact Karl.