STARWEST 2019 Bonus Session : Taking Flight: How Continuous Testing in DevOps will Help you Achieve Business Success


Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 7:15am to 8:15am

Taking Flight: How Continuous Testing in DevOps will Help you Achieve Business Success

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Everyone talks about building great apps to gain a competitive edge, but there’s a lot of behind-the-scenes work that is required before your app can take flight. Moving your organization to a continuous testing model is key to achieving business success for the long term. Join Continuous Testing experts Alex Martins of CA Technologies and Adam Auerbach of EPAM Systems as they discuss what it takes to get your flight team and your apps ready to soar! This lively panel discussion will be moderated by Jeff Hughes of CA Technologies who will ask them the tough questions that you want answered!

Alex Martins
CA Technologies

Alex Martins is a practitioner with more than 18 years of experience in large-scale application design, development and testing. For the last 13 years Alex has been focused on software quality engineering and testing discipline. Going through all levels, from Tester to Practice Leader in various technology companies such as EDS, IBM Global Services, HP Enterprise Services, Cognizant Technology Solutions and CA Technologies, Alex built and ran several Enterprise Testing Organizations in Latin America and the US for multiple clients. He led HP’s Global Testing Innovation capability and was one of the innovation leaders in Cognizant's Mobile and IoT QA practice. More recently he joined CA Technologies to help organizations truly accelerate their Continuous Delivery pipeline by shifting left through Continuous Testing. Alex is passionate about increasing software quality through defect prevention across the entire SDLC.

EPAM Systems

Adam Auerbach is the Vice President of Quality Engineering at EPAM Systems, a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and software development services. Before joining Epam, Adam served as the VP of Quality and DevOps Engineering at Lincoln Financial Group where Adam was responsible introducing and leading the DevOps and Quality Engineering transformation across Technology. Prior to joining Lincoln, Adam was the senior director of technology for advanced testing and release services at Capital One Financial Corporation. While at Capital One, he provided leadership for the agile transformation of their quality assurance group and led the enterprise adoption of DevOps and Continuous Testing.