Personal branding is as important as every other part of your career. What do people say about you when you are not in the room? Is this a question you often ask yourself because you should. How do you stand from a pool of engineers with the unique qualities that you bring to the table? In this talk, I'll share with the audience what personal branding is and some actionable steps you can take to build a brand as a software engineer and ways this can help pivot your career.