As per ATAGTR tradition there have always been best paper awards. This time we are extending the same to best workshop award too.
To help us do this stringent and unbiased evaluation we have a very eminent technical jury working with us.
Durgesh Joshi a thought leader with 20 years of experience in leading organizational-wide Quality & Efficiency Programs. Durgesh has been with Amdocs for more than ten years. He currently supports testing pre-sales and leads the Test Centre of Excellence (TCoE) implementation, Test Assessments and measurements/benchmarking programs. Durgesh has authored many papers and presented in prestigious SW testing and international conferences.
Amol Deshpande is an accomplished professional with 16+ years of experience in facilitating Technical Program Management and Software Development initiatives. Amol is currently in the centralised leadership role in driving quality standards and governance.
Highly effective leader with extensive record of delivering critical projects on time with planned quality. Success achieved through taking a holistic approach of building in quality at each step of project lifecycle and working through intermediate milestones.
Dhananjay Deshpande leads the Technology Solutions & Integrations and Testing CoEs in Fujitsu Consulting India. An enthusiastic professional with keen interest in value-add to business through niche technology solutions.
His interests and knowledge spread around Cloud, AI, DevOps, QA and project management. He is passionate about helping and enabling the customers through the journey of Digital Transformation.
Sachin Kinare is a Program Test Manager with 23 years of work Experience, including 15 years of Software Testing Services.
He has worked with Voltas Ltd, Patni Computers & Capgemini in multiple IT roles and responsibilities.
He has managed complex test programs across geographies and has set up Testing centers for customers.
He understands structured Test Transformation and has worked on end to end testing assignments including Test Automation, Performance & other non- functional Testing assignments.
Manoranjan Das is working in Datamatics as Sr.Test Manager. Being Sr.Test Manager he is independently managing multiple off-shore/onshore testing projects since last 10 years.
He has been honored excellence award from Datamatics for his best execution of the multiple projects apart form that he has received many appreciations from his overseas client.
Specialize in Domains: Health Insurance, Supply Chain Management, Banking, Finance, Inventory Management, Planning and Budgetary, Restaurant and Hospitality, Database warehouse etc.
He has travelled some of the countries like USA, UK, Germany and Australia for of various business meeting and implementation software applications.
Implemented 10+ Six Sigma projects (Quick Hits, Green Belt and Black Belt).
He is a certified appraisal team member for CMMI assessment
Shridhar Bhat has more than 20 years of experience in Information technology with more than 15 years in QA. He is currently leading Technology Center of Excellence in Cognizant. Shridhar’s expertise spans across End to End Test Automation, Service Virtualization, Analytics, Consulting, Solutioning, Business Development, End to End automation delivery for complex Automation engagements. Shridhar has presented his ideas, thoughts and view on Analytics, Machine Learning and Future of Testing in various Software Testing Conferences.
Anuja Saraf, working in Fiserv as Director, Quality Assurance responsible for managing Testing Center Of Excellence supporting specialized testing services delivery with focus on Test Automation, Performance Testing, Service Virtualization, Mobile Testing and Security Testing. She is also responsible for Pre-Sales support function for testing services handling testing solutioning, customer presentations, analyst interactions, branding and marketing collaterals under this role.
Anuja has over 18 years of experience in the IT industry with expertise in delivering high quality technology solutions with specialization in the digital and automation domain. Seasoned in leading and building the testing practices at prior stints, she most recently established the Digital Testing practice ground up at Capgemini, achieving business goals in record time through strong competency and niche innovative solutions.
Poonam Jain, Manager, Tieto Software Technologies Limited is leading the Testing Process CoE where her responsibilities involve consulting, defining, optimizing, implementing efficient and effective testing processes, software measurement and process improvement programs within Tieto and Client organisations.
Prior to joining Tieto, she has held a variety of roles at Capgemini India latest being Testing Transformation Leader where her consulting engagements focused on helping international clients implement and improve quality, productivity and measurement processes using DevOps, Agile and Lean principles.
She has over 15 years of professional experience in Programme, Project Management and Consulting Client organizations in software measurement, benchmarking software productivity, development methodologies and process improvement using Lean /Agile Principles. She is also an international consultant and instructor in the areas of estimation, lean, agile.
She has received her Commerce degree in Marketing from Pune University, a Computer Engineer degree from NIIT Pune and Diploma in Business Management from All India Institute of Management Studies.
She is Associate Certified Coach from International Coach Federation, SAFe Agilist , Agile Coach ,Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, Certified Internal Auditor ISO 9001:2008 by DNV and Cosmic Function Points Entry Level Certificate Holder
She is associated closely with Cosmicon and involved in the review of estimation guidelines. She is also an active member of TMMi Foundation and part of the Review and Author Panel for TMMi & Agile.
Prasad Watve plays the role of Solution Architect for Tieto Testing Service. He has 15+ years of experience in IT industry across various domains and technology stack and head the Center of Excellence for Tieto Testing Service. Prior to Tieto, Prasad was working with Capgemini as Head of IP and Solution Development for Financial Service Group.
Mrs. Bharathi Venugopal – Manager Development, QA, Mentor, Coach and SPC (SAFe Programming Consultant) and also Jury for QAI-STC-2016, 17, 18. Bharathi is leading many QA initiatives at Allscripts and well known in the industry.
Bharathi Venugopal has strong leadership experience in Quality Engineering and passionate about Process and Quality improvements.
A process evangelist, coaching Agile practices and mentoring QAs on quality process and in organization initiatives.
Bhaskar Motouru High‐performing, strategic‐thinking professional with more than 13 years of experience in Employment services with 7.0 years in business analysis and six-plus years in leadership Highly skilled at the relationship‐ building with clients and across organizations and teams; Adept at assessing needs, generating options, and implementing solutions in collaboration with customers; and stakeholders. Well‐versed with scrum and agile development model. A vivid sportsman, regular runner and play various sports. Believe in providing synergies between sports and corporate life in developing mental, physical, emotional and spiritual energy strong believer of introducing sports philosophy to the corporate world to address day to day issues to motivate teams to build a great team with a sporting spirit.
Areas of Experience lies in: Team Building & Leadership, Ability to influence people, motivates teams to work together in the most efficient manner, Technical knowledge and Background, Good exposure to Scrum, an agile development Process, Tactfulness – to generate positive synergy and good at negotiating.
Sougata Maitra Deputy Head, Service Delivery-Testing at Larsen & Toubro Infotech
Charu Jain, Senior Test Manager at Fidelity International, is responsible for managing the Quality Assurance for all investment management applications, investment performance platforms and fund reporting data platforms. Charu specialises in defining and implementing effective functional and non-functional testing strategies covering all aspects for various UI based applications and data platforms. An expert in automation and core QA technologies, Charu has been re-defining QA to achieve business outcomes with niche innovative solutions. She is a seasoned expert in Agile and DevOps principles and is one of the champions leading its adoption across various portfolios within the organisation.
She is an accomplished leader with 16 years’ experience in QA domain and Project Management. Prior to joining Fidelity International, she worked with HP (R&D Labs) and gained extensive experience in development and testing of Cloud based technologies and web platforms. A certified Scrum Master, she has experience in implementing Agile and waterfall models for software development. Charu is a skilled leader with excellent communication and managerial skills with the ability to manage partner expectations for teams across geographies.