Packt is a global tech publisher on a mission to help the world put software to work in new ways through the delivery of learning and information services to IT professionals.

Founded in Birmingham in 2004, the company has published over 6,000 books and videos so far.

Founder and CEO Dave Maclean was last year voted as the Most Influential Male in Technology at the Silicon Canal Awards.

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