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Paul Gerrard

Paul GerrardTutorial 9 novembre

Paul Gerrard is a consultant, teacher, author, webmaster, programmer, tester, conference speaker, rowing coach and publisher. He has conducted consulting assignments in all aspects of software testing and quality assurance, specialising in test assurance. He has presented keynote talks and tutorials at testing conferences across Europe, the USA, Australia, South Africa and occasionally won awards for them.

Educated at the universities of Oxford and Imperial College London, he is a Principal of Gerrard Consulting Limited, the host of the Assurance Leadership Forum and a business coach for Enterprising Macclesfield. He was the Programme Chair for the 2014 EuroSTAR conference in Dublin and for several other conferences in the last decade.
In 2010 he won the EuroSTAR Testing Excellence Award and in 2013 he won the inaugural TESTA Lifetime Achievement Award. He won the ISTQB Testing Excellence Award in 2018.
He’s currently working with an Irish government agency to create a future skills framework for software testers.


Vipul Kocher

Vipul KocherTutorial 9 e 10 novembre

Vipul Kocher is an ex-Adobe engineer and IIT alumnus with a 25-year experience in Software Development and Testing industry. Besides being the creator of AiU – the world’s first AI testing certification, DoU - DevOps united and others, Vipul is also President of the Indian Testing – ISTQB Board, Convenor of STeP-IN forum and National Convenor of Indic Academy, to name a few. 

He is the founder of TestAIng - world’s first AI focused testing services company and Verity software – a training company.

He has won several awards including the best paper award at STAREast 2006 and the Logica CMG Triple Star Award for the most original contribution at EuroStar 2005.
He has been a Keynote speaker at many testing conferences worldwide.

Vipul invented Q-Patterns, a method of capturing testing knowledge and writing reusable test cases. This method is being used by various organizations across the world.
He is also the inventor of Linguistic Analysis technique for identification of large number of tests from minimal documentation in shortest time possible.

Matteo Vaccari

Matteo VaccariTutorial 10 novembre

Matteo Vaccari è un esperto delle pratiche tecniche di Extreme Programming (TDD, refactoring, continuous integration e simple design) ed ha 15 anni di esperienza nell'applicazione del TDD in progetti reali. Matteo aiuta le organizzazioni che scrivono software a diventare più efficaci. Si occupa di coaching, formazione e mentoring sui metodi agili, Extreme Programming, Scrum e più in generale sull'ingegneria del software. Matteo è spesso speaker nelle conferenze del settore, ha collaborato all'organizzazione dell'Agile Coach Camp Italy e di diverse edizioni dell'Italian Agile Day. Ha svolto attività didattica all'Università degli studi dell'Insubria ed attualmente collabora con ThoughtWorks.