October 14th, 2020 by inflectra
About 10 days ago, we bid farewell to InflectraCon™ 2020 Virtual - Inflectra’s Agile Testing & DevOps conference. It was an unmitigated success with some 40 world-class speakers, 600+ attendees from 43 countries, and over 80 hours of learning on the most cutting edge topics in the software testing industry. Among InflectraCon 2020 highlights, we want to recognize the talent, expertise, and dedication to their craft by a fantastic cast of women technologists from the US and abroad!
With InflectraCon 2020 in the rearview mirror, we now look to the future. And in doing so, we look to those paving the way in their industries, making their mark and setting examples for girls all over the world to look up to. Without further ado, let us introduce you to the amazing women blazing trails in AI, software development, testing and validation, tech leadership, and many other fields (presented here in alphabetical order).
Jennifer Bonine, CEO of The AI AppStore and the first female Artificial Intelligence tech platform CEO. She is a member of Million Dollar Women, a mentor for TeamWomen, and a council member of DreamTank.
Julie Gardiner, CEO at Testing Rainmaker LTD and agile coach. Julie is a jack of all trades with more than twenty-five years' experience in the IT industry, including time spent as a developer, database analyst, project and programme manager, test analyst, test team leader, test consultant, Head of Test, Agile, and Engineering.
Parveen Khan is a senior test engineer at Square Marble Technology where she loves collaborating with teams and optimizing processes, tools, and methodologies to enable the creation of high-quality products.
Valarie King-Bailey is the CEO of OnShore Technology Group and has worked for leading global companies such as QUMAS Limited (Ireland), EMC/Documentum, Abbott Laboratories, and has been recognized as a leading global validation and compliance expert.
Smita Mishra is the founder of QAZone Infosystems as well as the founder and CEO of Fandoro Technologies. She is an experienced entrepreneur with a demonstrated history of working in the Financial Services, Retail, Banking, and Utilities industry.
Inflectra’s very own Teresa Langston is a highly motivated team leader with 10+ years of technical program management experience in telecommunications, IT, and manufacturing.
Amalachukwu (Mimi) Offiah of Microsoft. With 5+ years of experience in the tech industry, she has worked as a Product/Business Analyst, Network, and Infrastructure Support Engineer.
Anna Royzman is a renowned international speaker and recognized expert in Software Test Leadership. In 2015 she founded Test Masters Academy and has served as the Executive At Large on Association for Software Testing’s Board of Directors, as the President of AST Quality Leader SIG, and as the Software Test Professionals Community Advisory Board Member.
Melissa Tondi is a practitioner assisting agile teams with continuously improving designing, building, testing, and delivering quality software. Her previous roles have included director of software quality engineering in the world's leading education company; QA consultant for health care, finance, and software-as-a-service industries; and president of the Software Quality Association of Denver.
And last but certainly not least, we have Cynthia Wu, a Senior Quality Engineer at Appian Corporation. She is a testing/quality enthusiast who helps run DCAST, a meetup within the DC area. She has presented at STPCon, TestingMinds, ConTest on various topics on automation and DevOps.
You can still enjoy these amazing talks, and countless others, at InflectraConTM 2020 Virtual conference platform - CONNECT when you use code: inflectra-harmony-2020