BugATAhon 2015 Judges
Aditya has over 19 years of IT experience and he has been a test architect and principal consultant excelling in designing, strategizing and architecting manual and automation testing solutions. His primary focus has been in the area of establishing and leading testing center of excellence and practices, managing large IT projects, undertaking testing process studies using Six Sigma, CMMi and TMM models, proposing QA solutions, performance engineering and architecture reviews, designing automation frameworks, exploring open source test automation tools/frameworks and Business development.
Aditya has not only managed to establish the entire testing services grounds up but has been a chief innovator in testing processes , test automation and performance testing areas.
Brijesh Deb has more than 14 years of experience in the software testing. Responsible for establishing Test Engineering Practice rather than a Testing Practice. In his current role as Test Manager at Lionbridge, Brijesh has worked on testing a wide range of products spanning several domains such as Education, Insurance, SEO, CRM, Storage and Telecom (Mobile Apps and Mobile Devices).
Impassioned about testing and being a social networking buff, Brijesh has been involved in testing numerous Mobile Apps such as WhatsApp, Viber, LinkedIn, and Facebook. A crowd tester himself, Brijesh has been a pioneer in the evolution of a crowd testing service from Lionbridge. He has more than 5 years of crowd testing experience. Brijesh is also very passionate about Agile and is an active volunteer with Agile Testing Alliance as the National level coordinator at ATA
Anand Bagmar is a hands-on and result-oriented software quality evangelist with seventeen years in the IT field. Passionate about shipping quality products, Anand specializes in building automated testing tools, infrastructure, and frameworks. He writes testing-related blogs and has built open-source tools related to software testing—WAAT (Web Analytics Automation Testing Framework), TaaS (for automating integration testing in disparate systems), and TTA (Test Trend Analyzer).
Anand is the lead organizer for vodQA, the popular testing conference in India. Follow him on Twitter @BagmarAnand, email him at firstname.lastname@example.org, or read his Essence of Testing blog.
Maya Pillai is PMP certified and has more than 14 years of IT experience into banking and Insurance domain on Development and Testing projects. Instrumental in setting up offshore testing team in a onsite-offshore model for a large financial Institution. Responsible for establishing Testing practice for various clients.
Enthusiastic about agile involved in agile testing from last 7 years and part of Working committee of Mumbai ATA.
Subrahmaniam is an Agile transformation consultant with 16+ years in software industry, nearly half of that leading and coaching Agile teams. Has been part of enterprise-wide Lean-Agile adoption initiatives, focusing on organizational change management, process definition and evangelizing technical practices.
He has had specialist experience applying Agile testing practices in projects and has shared the experiences in multiple industry forums. He is a certified PMP, ACP, CSM & CSP and regular speaker at Agile events.
16 years of overall experience with diversified roles in Software Testing - Service Delivery, Consulting, Practice & Program Management. Proven experience in setting up a testing practice in an offshore and onshore for a fortune 500 company. Proven capability in creating & implementing Testing Centres of Excellence & Managed Test Centres.
Experienced in executing multiple large engagements in Agile Methodology. Demonstrated capability in implementing on-demand authentic metrics programs and bringing visibility into complex testing programs.
Ph.D. in Computer Science from the School of Computer UCLM Ciudad Real, Spain. He completed his degree in Computer Engineer at the University of the Republic in Uruguay. He has over 10 years of experience in consulting, research and testing related to the area of development. Since 2005 has participated in functional, automated and performance testing projects, as well as analyst, tester and project leader. Since 2008 is co-founder of the company Abstracta, which is dedicated to providing testing services and development tools that help to simplify software testing tasks, and in particular developed GXtest (a specific testing tool based on models used to automate tests in GeneXus environments) and Monkop (a monkey testing tool for mobile apps www.monkop.com).
In 2014 he published the first testing book entirely in Spanish called "Introduction to Information Systems Testing". He is a collaborator in Nahual project (www.nahual.uy), a non-profit organization for social inclusion through the education in software testing.