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Juan Claude

Aaron Hillegass, CEO of Big Nerd Ranch, has more than 18 years of experience as a software engineer and trainer. He is author of Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X, the definitive Cocoa programming guide. Juan Pablo Claude joined The Big Nerd Ranch in 2005 as a Cocoa and Django programmer. After earning his Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he became a professor at University of Alabama at Birmingham, teaching and researching physical inorganic chemistry. In his research, he often wrote data acquisition analysis programs, leading to a deepening interest in programming with OS X, Objective-C, and Python - and a new career.