Award-Winning QA Leaders Disclose Their Strategies

Speakers

Eran Kinsbruner - Perfecto
Eran Kinsbruner

DevOps Chief Evangelist, Best-Selling Author, Sr. director Product Marketing
Perforce Software

Eran Kinsbruner is a bestselling author, TechBeacon Top 30 test automation leader, and the Chief Evangelist and Senior Director at Perforce Software. His published books include the 2016 Amazon bestseller, “The Digital Quality Handbook”, “Continuous Testing for DevOps Professionals”, and “Accelerating Software Quality – ML and AI in the Age of DevOps”, which was named the “Best New Software Testing Book” by Book Authority. With a background of over 20 years’ experience in development and testing at companies such as Sun Microsystems, Neustar, Texas Instruments, General Electric, and more, Eran holds various industry certifications such as ISTQB, CMMI, and others. Eran is a recognized influencer on continuous testing and DevOps thought leadership, an international speaker, blogger, and also a patent-holding inventor (test exclusion automated mechanisms for mobile J2ME testing). Eran is active in the community and can be found across social media and has his own blog.

Eran Kinsbruner

DevOps Chief Evangelist, Best-Selling Author, Sr. director Product Marketing

Perforce Software

Joe Larizza

Director, Supplier Delivery Management, Wealth Management Technology & Solutions
RBC Wealth Management

Joe Larizza is the Director, Supplier Delivery Management, Wealth Management Technology & Solutions for the Royal Bank of Canada, and previously held the role of Director of QA at the Royal Bank of Canada, Senior QA Manager for CPP Investment Board, Director, QA for Loblaw Companies Inc., and Senior Manager, QA with RBC Dexia. He also has held support management roles with International Financial Data Services and its sister companies. His current focus is Online and Mobile application testing for banking and investment systems. During his career, he has undertaken a number of strategic initiatives, including the expansion of testing programs and establishment of testing standards and procedures, implementation of a Quality Metrics program, evaluation of an IT Division against the Capability Maturity Model, and implementation of Automated Testing using the Behavior Model and Data Driven scripts. Mr. Larizza has earned a reputation for competency and excellent leadership ability in the field of quality assurance and testing of software.

Joe Larizza is the past President of the Board of Directors for the Toronto Association of Software Quality and volunteers for the Quality Assurance Institute of Canada. He is a Certified Quality Analyst and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics, and the Canadian Securities Course.

Joe Larizza

Director, Supplier Delivery Management, Wealth Management Technology & Solutions at RBC Wealth Management

RBC Wealth Management

Lina Vaisman

Senior QA Manager, IT Shared Services and Transformation, Operations and Enterprise
Air Canada

I was born in Russia; at my twenties with BA degree in Math & Computer Science I immigrated to Israel, where completed Master degree in Math and Statistics; worked at Insurance Industry for a few years as Business Analyst & Data Analyst & QA Analyst; experienced a lot of opportunities to study, work and travel, built family and developed my professional career.

13 years ago I moved to Toronto and on the years that followed continued working in IT as Sr. QA Analyst, QA Team Lead , QA Manager; so far have 20 combined years of experience in Insurance, Financial , Airspace industries – developing myself in technical, business and leading positions; dealing with different business strategies, continuous improvement of QA processes, data analyzing, designing, testing and enhancing various technology industries trends & applications & products.

My career taught me the core values of integrity, responsibility, quality, service and professional ethics; as well as how to gain maximum success and happiness from the hours you invest in work.

I am optimistic, grateful and balanced; have an enthusiastic frame of mind and always eager to learn, create and grow.

Hobbies: Philosophy, Reading, Music, Yoga & Fitness and Cooking & Nutrition. I speak a few languages and now in the process of learning French.

My strong belief in ‘give and take balance’ leads to my support of a few organizations & charities.

I feel excited to join The Canadian Software Testing & QE Awardsas a judge and hope to make a significant impact to general Canadian Software testing success.

Lina Vaisman

Senior QA Manager, IT Shared Services and Transformation, Operations and Enterprise

Air Canada

Bernd Bornhausen

Director Of Quality Assurance
Logibec

Since his first computer, the famous Sinclair 1000, Bernd has been interested in information technology. His path lead from developer over system administrator to QA specialist. Combining his passion for technology and Quality Assurance with his passion for people led him to people management. During his career Bernd has been involved in transforming multiple organizations through standardization, process evolution and capability enhancement.
Bernd lives and breathes Quality Assurance.

Bernd Bornhausen​

Director Of Quality Assurance

Logibec

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Abstract

Steal from the best in this webinar featuring Judges of the North American Software Testing Awards. They’ll share their playbooks for streamlining processes, accelerating delivery, and delivering ROI to their organization.

Joe Larizza (Director, Supplier Delivery Management, Wealth Management Technology & Solutions at RBC Wealth Management), Bernd Bornhausen​ (Director Of Quality Assurance at Logibec) & Lina Vaisman (Senior QA Manager, IT Shared Services and Transformation, Operations and Enterprise at Air Canada) will be joined by Perfecto DevOps Evangelist and Author Eran Kinsbruner as they delve into the details of their award-winning testing strategies.

Understand what separates the good from the great — and learn how you can replicate these proven testing practices yourself.

Attend this webinar to:

  • Learn the practices and benchmarks that set apart top-tier teams.
  • Understand the top criteria for selecting a best-in-class testing platform.
  • Hear from a panel of successful, award-winning testing teams.

Quotes

I enjoyed the entire webinar and the section that got my most attention is AI testing. All the presenters were professional and did a great job.

Nicole
Claimsecure

It was fantastic webinar session. It really helped me to understand what is going on latest QA trends with respect to QA process, strategies, Automation & AI.

Subrahmanyam Bathala
Hubbell

In general the Webinar was very informative and enlightening, adding new insights and different thoughts to me, very positive.​

Francisco Oliveira
Estudante

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