David Shannon

Senior Test Manager (TV & Radio)



Modern Test Management

With the introduction of Agile working ways, and crew cultures, How has Test management change?  What challenges and opportunities does this change bring for Test professionals? Niki and David will talk about how their teams in the BBC have adapted to the challenges and embraced its opportunities. They will be providing insights of how they envisage Test management can ensure a consistent high level of Test support to an organisation by creating a culture of continuous improvement and supporting individual testers to develop both personally and professionally.


David is the Senior Test Manager for TV team within the BBC, with more than 20 years experience of working with interactive TV and 14 years in testing. He is constantly ensuring the service his test team provides is of high value to stakeholders. Working on BBC’s high reach and high profile products across over 2500 TV devices, requires developing people who work together to provide pragmatic and highly effective testing. Sharing with and learning from other teams for continual improvement of testing and quality is important to David.