Dorothy R. Kirk


 Dorothy R. Kirk has been working with OO technologies since nearly their inception. She began by working in R&D for General Electric in 1989. After contributing to multiple C++ projects, she became a charter member of GE’s Advanced Concepts Center to utilize OO technologies in their commercial training and consulting endeavor. She later started her own OO Training and Consulting business, which today is primarily focused on OOP in C++ and Java. She additionally programs in Python.

 Ms. Kirk provides training and consulting in OO technologies to clients spanning industries such as finance, transportation, software, embedded systems, manufacturing, and medical imaging. Her courses can be seen at Ms. Kirk’s interests include OOP, distributed and multi-threaded programming, and programming language internals.

 She has a B.S. in Computer and Information Sciences from the University of Delaware and a M.S. in Computer Science from Temple University.