posted on 24 May, 2019
Meet the Keynote Speakers of AgileTDASIA 2020
We are happy to present you these six brilliant and highly inspirational agile, testing and blockchain experts, who will speak at the first edition of Agile Testing Days ASIA, set for March 16-18, 2020 in Singapore.
Meet Faiza Yousuf, Rhian Lewis, Janet Gregory, Rahul Verma, Angie Jones, and Ray Arell at AgileTDASIA, listen to their deep technical and professional knowledge and learn to transform your agile and testing ideas into valuable actions that will benefit your work, your team, and your whole organization.
Faiza Yousuf – Chief Consultant @ OuttaBox · Founder @ #WomenInTechPK · Co-founder @ CodeGirls
Faiza Yousuf is a Technologist and has been working in the tech industry for the past 8 years. She is an entrepreneur and is currently running a business consulting company with a focus on helping small businesses in embracing technology. Another recent project is a community with a goal to devise strategies for creating an accepting environment for local women technologists. It’s a Women only community so that members can talk freely about issues, seek opportunities, find mentors and form collaborations.
Follow Faiza on Twitter @FaizaYousuf
Connect on LinkedIn @faizayousuf
Rhian Lewis – Technology Consultant
Rhian Lewis is a freelance software engineer specializing in test automation who has worked on projects for some of the world's best-known brands since 2009. She has been deeply involved in the cryptocurrency and blockchain community since 2013, as the co-developer of altcoin portfolio tracker CountMyCrypto and the co-host of London Women in Bitcoin. She writes about blockchain tech and is a regular speaker on the subject, especially in the context of testing.
Follow Rhian on Twitter @rhian_is
Connect on LinkedIn @rhian-lewis-72141221
Janet Gregory – Co-founder Agile Testing Fellowship
Janet Gregory is an agile testing coach and process consultant with DragonFire Inc. She is the co-author with Lisa Crispin of Agile Testing: A Practical Guide for Testers and Agile Teams (Addison-Wesley, 2009), and More Agile Testing: Learning Journeys for the Whole Team (Addison-Wesley 2014. Janet specializes in showing agile teams how testers can add value in areas beyond critiquing the product - for example, guiding development with business-facing tests. Her peers voted her as the Most Influential Agile Testing Professional Person in 2015.
Follow Janet on Twitter @janetgregoryca
Connect on LinkedIn @janetgregory
Angie Jones – Automation Architect · Senior Developer Advocate
Angie Jones is an experienced Automation Engineer who advises multiple teams on automation strategies and has developed automation frameworks for countless software products. She has created more than 25 patented inventions in the areas of collaboration software, social networking, virtual worlds, smarter planet, and software development processes. Angie loves to mentor young women and exposing them to technology. In spare time, she runs an online community, Diva Chix, where teenage girls and women learn to excel in technological areas as well as learn other key life lessons such as running a business and working as a team...all within the realm of a game.
Follow Angie on Twitter @techgirl1908
Connect on LinkedIn @angiejones
Rahul Verma – Testing Researcher · Teacher · Technologist
Rahul is the founder of Test Mile, CTO at Verity and Community Proxy at STeP-IN forum. He has handled 75+ projects as an individual contributor in the space of test automation architecture, web performance engineering, web security, and skilled test design. As a coach, he has trained thousands of professionals on the said subjects. Rahul has been awarded multiple Testing Thought Leadership awards.
Follow Rahul on Twitter @rahul_verma
Connect on LinkedIn @rahul-verma-india
Ray Arell – CEO at nuAgility, LLC · Corporate Outreach at Agile Alliance
His 35+ year career has been dedicated to building exceptional teams, communities, and products. This has included the direct leadership of a number of successful worldwide product development organizations and he has been mentoring others to do the same with their teams. Ray enjoys sharing his knowledge with others. He has delivered more than 40+ keynotes, talks, and workshops at major events across the globe.
Follow Ray on Twitter @elmoray
Connect on LinkedIn @rayarell