Testers’s role has been constantly evolving and there has been significant shift in expectations from testers with adoption of agile development methodology. Are testing needs diminishing away? Is testers roles shrinking or expanding? How can test engineers not only cope up with changing times but lead as well?
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Manoj Jain, a technologist by education, tester by passion, cyclist by desire and currently Software Development Director at Oracle. Manoj is having 20+ years of working experience with product based organisations in field of quality assurance. He has also worked with sustaining engineering, development, project management (PMO) and enterprise agile coach. Manoj has authored numerous blogs as well as presented at test and agile conferences pan India. Manoj is also part of various professional bodies e.g. STeP-IN Gurugram, STeP-IN Noida, HydSpin, ITB Hyderabad, Test Practitioner Club (TPC) etc.
Manoj has done MCA & Executive MBA (IIML). Prior to Oracle, Manoj has worked w/ MakeMyTrip, CA Technologies, Nucleus Software, Newgen Software & NIIT.
Founder, QAZone Infosystems
Experienced Entrepreneur with a demonstrated history of working in the Financial Services, Retail and Utilities industry. Skilled in Data Analytics and stories, Business risks mitigation for tech products, Setting up Test teams and testing practice, Global Delivery, Testing, Defect and Test Management. Strong entrepreneurship professional with a Bachelor of Engineering focused in Computer Science and Engineering from Lakshmi Narain College of Technology, Bhopal.
Founder, Perceptiviti Data Solutions
Sandeep is the Founder & CEO of Perceptiviti, a DeepTech Artificial Intelligence based SaaS startup. Perceptiviti has been featured as part of Google’s Launchpad Accelerator program where Google selects top 10 AI companies in the country from nearly a thousand startups.
Perceptiviti has created a state of the art platform called Sherlock to help detect inaccurate and fraudulent insurance claims and is currently helping process tens of thousands of insurance claims a month. Prior to founding Perceptiviti, Sandeep was a Global Vice President for UnitedHealth Group/Optum – a Fortune 5 megacorporation. As part of the Leadership team at UHG/ Optum, Sandeep led a number of technology and analytics initiatives focussed at Fraud & Marketing Analytics, Data Management, eHealth and others. Sandeep has nearly 20 years of experience and is an engineer/MBA from IIT-Delhi & IIM-Lucknow, additionally, he has also completed an Advanced EDP at Wharton/ UHG.
Associate Program Manager, eClerx
Technology leader with rich experience in transforming traditional testing into a modern Quality focussed agile practices. He has good understanding of Automation and BDD frameworks to foster better business outcomes. He has pioneered the concept of making quality an integral part of every step in software delivery lifecycle and inculcate discipline of defect prevention so as to reduce overall delivery cost. Dheeraj has setup global teams ground up in two different Global Inhouse centres. Dheeraj has worked in different industry domain area such as Financial Services, Healthcare and Life Sciences involving client server, cloud and web technologies. He is proficient with multitude of delivery models including, cloud based SAAS implementations.
He has Global experience of 15+ years working with companies across 3 continents. Currently working with Fidelity International as Senior Manager, leading the Quality practice for one of the largest customers facing platform team. Past companies include Barclays, RBS, Sapient, Accelrys.
He has published articles in Step-In Conference India. He is a postgraduate in Management, postgraduate in Bioinformatics & Applied Biotechnology and Bachelors in IT.
Asst. Manager, Quality Engineering, Cvent
Associate Director, Quality Assurance, Nagarro India
Khimanand has Computer Science post graduate with 16+ years of experience in software test engineering. Presently, as head of Centre of Quality Excellence (CQE) at nagarro, Khimanand is actively involved in R&D of new tools, technologies and approaches in testing and drives the QA best practices within Nagarro. In addition to heading CQE, Khimanand also heads the India operations of testing business unit of Nagarro. A Result oriented leader, proficient in managing business unit to deliver high customer value with deep focus on customer and stakeholder satisfaction. Noted for excellence in Service Delivery Management. Proven skills at large test program management, managing customer stakeholders, consulting customer on global delivery models, leading execution of Managed Service test programs with thorough understanding of outcome SLA metrics and setting up global programs