STARWEST - Conference Speaker: Chris Blain

Chris Blain

Engineering Manager
Medidata Solutions, Inc.
Chris Blain
Chris Blain has twenty-two years of experience working in software development, on projects ranging from embedded systems to cloud applications. He offers students and companies a powerful mix of real-world experience and the latest research knowledge. He has worked as an engineering manager, test manager, developer, coach, and test architect in a wide variety of domains, including developer tools, security, test and measurement, regulated health care, real-time systems, and large-scale distributed systems. Chris is a former board member of the Pacific Northwest Software Quality Conference and a regular conference speaker and instructor. His main interests are testing, distributed systems, programming languages, and helping teams deliver higher-quality software.