Robert is an experienced software engineer, community leader and author of Beginning F# (Apress). In his career he has participated in a wide range of projects building large, scalable and fault tolerant systems on the Microsoft .NET platform.
He has experience in both consulting and working as an engineer for a software house. As a Microsoft MVP he is acknowledged as a community leader and a world class expert on F#, which is a functional programming language for the .NET framework.
Robert is the programme lead of Skills Matter’s annual Functional Programming eXchange and organises the ALT.NET community meetings in Paris.
He is a regular speaker at many international conferences, including The Progressive .NET Tutorials, The Progressive F# Tutorials, Microsoft TechEd, JAOO, TechDays Paris and others.
He has also appeared in podcast and screen casts such as dnrtv.com and hanselminutes.com.
Robert Pickering is the author of Beginning F# published by Apress.