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Program Committee


This year the Program Committee is chaired by Kristoffer Nordström, who working with Almudena Vivanco, Miriam Miranda and Rob Lambert, and assisted by Graham Moran, using the input from the Review Committee, will create the conference program for 2020.

 
Kristoffer Nordström

Kristoffer Nordström

Kristoffer Nordström is a Test Developer that in his career has worked with technologies such as Telecommunications System, Distributed Compilers, Cloud technology, Smartphone OS development, Embedded systems, and much more. A testing devotee and a member of the Context-Driven test community who with his own company, consults and teaches the class Python for Testers because he believes in tools-assisted sapient testing.

Almudena Vivanco

Almudena Vivanco

Almudena is a performance engineer in Telefónica I+D. She studied Applied Mathematics and Computing at the University of Oviedo. She has been working for 14 years in the field of software testing and quality engineering. Her work focuses on the end-user experience and the scalability of services for projects with a lot of burden around the world. She is involved in the design and development of performance testing infrastructures, mainly with open source tools. She has participated as a speaker at several international conferences such as Velocity, Devopsdays and Webperfdays.

Miriam Miranda

Miriam Miranda

Miriam is double Mastered in Telecommunications Engineering at the Polytechnical University of Catalonia and Helsinki Alto University and she is finishing an MBA in Digital Transformation. She has twelve years of experience in IT, focused on software testing, quality management, process implementation, and user experience. She describes herself as an advocate of Agile methodologies, interactions between individuals, people empowerment and continuous improvement as well as continuous delivery for market industrialization promoter. Miriam has been working for different companies always in leading positions such as Nokia, Seven Network, Telefonica, Nestle, Win Systems and IWG plc - Regus. Currently, she is the BPI Director (Business Process Implementation) in Elements. She is responsible for the Standard Operating Procedures across the company, change management in all solutions, lean workshop to improve organization quality and productivity, delivery model operations, IT technology implementation to support the process but not limited to.

Rob Lambert

Rob Lambert

Rob Lambert on a mission to make management more interesting, rewarding and fun. It's an uphill struggle.
Rob started his career as a software tester, then an Engineering Manager and then he made the logical move sideways to HR, before setting up his own Management Consulting company.
When he's not talking all things management - he writes books, help parents remain employable, takes photos of cars, explores the English countryside with his family and writes TV/Film scripts.

Graham Moran

Graham Moran

Graham Moran is a Software Quality Management Consultant, Agile Test Coach, Trainer & Speaker. With more than 20 years of experience in Software Testing & QA, Graham has managed many aspects of Software Quality and currently helps companies set up software testing departments and teams, guiding them with implementing test processes, strategies and tools as well as on-boarding and training. Graham is currently Managing Director for nexo QA, a company dedicated to developing and organising software testing events & training, such as expo:QA and the Test Academy. Playing a fundamental part within the Software Testing community, nexo QA provides professionals with access to the latest best practices, trends and up-and-coming technologies relating to Software Testing & Quality Engineering.

 

Review Committee


Our Review Committee, a group of independent experts from the Software Testing field, was responsible for reviewing all the submissions made through the Call for Speakers and providing the Program Committee with the necessary input to make the final selection for this year's program.

 
Albert Valiente

Albert Valiente

For as long as he can remember, Albert has considered himself an insatiable learner and someone who pays close attention to detail. So, when the opportunity of working as a Quality Assurance Engineer arose, he accepted it without any hesitation. From that moment, he has tried to learn as much as he can from any QA practices, processes or workflows established in any company he has worked for. Albert really thinks that the more he knows about the existing constraints, the more he can look for alternatives which can improve not only the status quo but also the team environment.

Andrei Danilov

Andrei Danilov

Born and raised professionally in the Agile QA era, with a multi-industry (banking, insurrance, teleco, internet security, real-estate, ecommerce) and multi-platform (backend, frontend, mobile, desktop) experience, Andrei always has challenged the state of art of classical QA and testing approaches, throughout the different activities he has engaged with: from manual to automation, functional to non-functional, executing to architecting, and leading a department.

Antonio Robres

Antonio Robres

Antonio Robres is Test Architect at SCRM (Lidl Group) in Barcelona, Spain. He is an engineer in Telecommunications from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia and has a Master's degree in management of technology companies. He has worked for more than ten years in the field of software testing and quality engineering for different companies such as Telefónica, Gas Natural and Grifols. In addition, he is a regular speaker at international conferences and writes on the blog about testing at softqatest.com.

Francisco Guerrero

Francisco Guerrero

Quality Assurance Manager with more than eight years of experience in different international companies. Passionate about Software Quality and Agile methodologies. Focused on the role of Coach and Mentor to lead and guide teams getting the best out of them.

Fernando Martín

Fernando Martín

QA Manager in Devo. Passionate about testing. Experience in all testing fields: definition of test cases, exploratory testing, automation, etc. Experience working with agile methodologies and multidisciplinary teams.

Fernando Peñasco

Fernando Peñasco

Fernando studied Computer engineering in Madrid. Since then, he always worked as a SW engineer and specifically focused on quality. Fernando has been working all his professional carrier in national and international projects in the QA area, IV&V and in last couple of years in management. His role now is QA Manager in Visma, where my main responsibilities are strategy of quality definition, KPIs and quality gates, analyze and propose tools and help and support teams to adapt them, report the quality of the company products at system level from functional, performance and security areas.

Iván Fernández

Iván Fernández

Iván is the QA Manager in Net4things, an IoT company. His last professional experience was in AEGON. His professional career has been quality oriented within the software development lifecycle and IT governance. His experience in outsourcing services within top-level consultants has allowed him to develop skills related to the field of project management, customer orientation and adaptation of their needs.

Iván García

Iván García

Consultant, Agile QA and Scrum Master. Wide experience working within agile methodologies like Scrum, KANBAN, XP Extreme Programming. I'm an agile management fan. I hands on experience with different programming technologies and tools. Ambitious, tenacious and proactive consultant. Strong capacity for working in multidisciplinary teams and good soft skills, always trying to look for improvements. More than 8 years’ experience in agile software testing for International Clients and Projects both in USA and UE, working on client’s offices for some of them. Focus in deliver quality and helping others.

Jonathan Navidad

Jonathan Navidad

Computer Science engineer passionate about security, education, gadgets, technology, SW Quality, Linux/Unix, open source projects, code, electronics, and domotics. Holding a post-graduate MSc in Information and communications security, having 10+ years experience on different SW Quality domains. Currently working as Sr QA Engineer at Amazon Alexa international team. Contributing actively to the quality of the Amazon Echo and Alexa products, and continuous improvement of manual and automated testing processes and workflows on AWS environments.

Julia Duran

Julia Duran

QA Manager in the Test Unit at the Testing reference center in Indra. Participates in the definition of the Strategic Objectives of Testing for Indra. Passionate about QA and always learning.

Luisa Morales

Luisa Morales

Throughout her professional career, Luisa Morales has accumulated in-depth knowledge of software projects, methodology and quality, which have allowed her to contribute to many companies that have successfully achieved their objectives.
Consultant in the area of quality, from 2005 she specialized in software quality, leading the implementation of complex testing services with a high component of national and international outsourcing.
She is a member of the Spanish Software Testing Qualification Board (SSTQB, a Spanish body belonging to the ISTQB), author of numerous articles published in specialized press, and regularly participates in round tables and lectures on topics related to quality in IT.

Martino Turturiello

Martino Turturiello

Martino Turturiello is passionate about automation testing. He helps software companies implement end-2-end and API test automation for mobile and web applications. Throughout his career, he has been lucky enough to live in various countries and work for big high-tech companies, like Apple and Netflix, but also enjoys helping start-ups, like Jelli and Letgo. Having over 10 years’ experience working in software testing and mainly with test automation, he still finds himself passionate and in love with this field of engineering, just as he did when he first became a tester. In his spare time, Martino enjoys hiking, running, swimming and the occasional glass of good wine.

Rodrigo Jiménez

Rodrigo Jiménez

He started in the world of test automation at the internship of his technical engineering in systems, developing his own tools for the deployment. Motivated by this, he ended up doing the software engineering degree. His passion continued with the implementation in different companies of the entire QA part from scratch, always automated; until today where it has added the continuous integration to the process. In addition to QA, Rodrigo is adding security aspects in agile environments from the SecDevOps team in his current company, where he integrates security tests to search for vulnerabilities both static and dynamic code, in containers and repositories, using and developing tools and open source environments.

Silvia Ochoa

Silvia Ochoa

With more than 10 years of experience in the world of testing, Silvia has worked in sectors as diverse as electronic voting and digital signature systems or the pharmaceutical industry.
She started working on projects managed in cascade and currently in agile environments and DevOps. From the beginning she is loyal to her principle: Testing is in constant motion. Never believe yourself expert enough. Never stop learning, be curious and humble, and above all, share what you know and listen to what others have to contribute.

 
 
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