Arindam Mukherjee is a senior principal software engineer at Symantec, Pune, India, where he is involved in the research and development of business continuity solutions for enterprises. He has used C++ extensively for developing large-scale distributed systems. He was a speaker at Dr. Dobb's Journal India Conference 2014 and is the organizer of regular meets for the Pune C++ and Boost Meetup. He believes that writing books and articles, speaking for interest groups, and engaging with the programming community are the best ways to develop a critical understanding of technology. He is also an amateur musician, dabbles in food photography, and loves profound discussions with his 4-year-old daughter, especially about dinosaurs and their diets.