Dragan Spiridonov is a tester with a background as a teacher. He currently works as a Director for QA and Testing at Alchemy Cloud, an American-Serbian start-up. Dragan contributes as an event organizer for the local community (Test'RS Club), one of Program Chairs for Belgrade Test Conference and, since 2016, he is a speaker at international testing conferences.
Mark has more than 30 years’ experience in IT Services, specialising in performance testing, and holding a number of senior delivery positions both here and in the UK. Over the last 8 years Mark has been instrumental in building and developing Planit’s diverse technical testing capabilities in Wellington, New Zealand. This vibrant capability covers security, automation, performance and service virtualisation. Mark is active in innovation at Planit. “The last 3-4 years have been very exciting and I think technical testing is only just starting to yield the innovation. The next 2 years will see a real shift in thinking and I want to be in the centre of it.”
Paul Gerrard is a consultant, teacher, author, webmaster, developer, tester, conference speaker, rowing coach and a publisher. He has conducted consulting assignments in all aspects of software testing and quality assurance, specialising in test assurance. He has presented keynote talks and tutorials at testing conferences across Europe, the USA, Australia, South Africa and occasionally won awards for them. Paul has written several books on testing and assurance including “Risk-Based E-Business Testing”, “The Tester’s Pocketbook” and “Digital Assurance”.
Joel Montvelisky. Co-Founder, Test Specialist & Architect of PractiTest - providing a Lightweight QA Management Solution for the Enterprise. QA & Test Specialists with experience working with hundreds of companies worldwide defining and improving their testing processes, implementing QA & ALM management solutions, and improving their overall Quality Management Approach.
Arindam's background is in developing and mentoring Test Engineering organisations to deliver product quality through functional and non-functional cadence by forming teams, bringing technology solutions and grooming talents. Spearheading transformation journeys for large and medium complex retail, healthcare, insurance and e-commerce domains.
Huib Schoots shares his passion for quality through coaching, training, and giving presentations on a variety of subjects. He is one of four Rapid Software Testing teachers in the world. A member of TestNet, AST and black-belt in the Miagi-Do School of software testing and co-author of a book about the future of software testing. Huib maintains a blog on magnifiant.com and tweets as @huibschoots.