STARWEST - Conference Speaker: Paul Holland

Paul Holland

Medidata Solutions, Inc.
Paul Holland

With more than twenty years’ experience in software testing, Paul Holland is a senior director of test engineering at New York City-based Medidata Solutions, Inc. Previously, he spent two years as head of testing at a small consultancy, two years as the principal consultant/owner at Testing Thoughts, and seventeen years at Alcatel-Lucent. Paul specializes in adapting testing methodologies to reduce waste, and to increase effectiveness and efficiency by finding ways to document only what needs to be documented, modifying reporting of test activities to provide actionable information to stakeholders, and reducing or eliminating potentially harmful metrics. Paul is one of four instructors of the Rapid Software Testing course, developed by James Bach and Michael Bolton.