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Accelerate 2019

November 13-14, 2019

Vienna

May 22-23, 2019

San Francisco

Past Highlights
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“There was so much good content and many good vendors present. 
It was an exhausting conference, but we took away so much from it.”

Accelerate Attendee

Accelerate Expo Hall
Past Event Speakers
Adam Satterfield

Adam Satterfield Director of Testing and Quality, Anthem

Adam Satterfield

Adam Satterfield

Director of Testing and Quality, Anthem

Adam Satterfield, Director of Testing and Quality at Anthem, has been in the software testing industry for nearly 20 years. He has a wide background in industries such as military, SaaS, telecom and healthcare. Adam enjoys leading and mentoring quality assurance teams as well as teaching testers how to find their inner testing star. He is currently responsible for creating quality standards and training teams on Risk Based Testing, ATDD and Session Based Testing within Anthem.

Wolfgang Platz

Wolfgang Platz Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, Tricentis

Wolfgang Platz

Wolfgang Platz

Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, Tricentis

Wolfgang Platz brings over 20 years of technology experience to Tricentis. Wolfgang founded Tricentis in 2007 as a testing consultancy and laid the cornerstone for the development of our enterprise software testing product, Tricentis Tosca. Today, he is responsible for driving Tricentis’ vision for making Continuous Testing a reality for enterprise DevOps. Platz also oversees the delivery of product-related support and services to our customers. Prior to Tricentis, Wolfgang was at Capgemini as a group head of IT development for one of the world’s largest IT insurance-development projects. There, he was responsible for architecture and implementation of life insurance policies and project management for several projects in banks. Wolfgang holds a Master’s degree in Technical Physics as well as a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Vienna University of Technology.

Jeff Wilkinson

Jeff Wilkinson Managing Director, Global Intelligent Testing Platform Lead, Accenture

Jeff Wilkinson

Jeff Wilkinson

Managing Director, Global Intelligent Testing Platform Lead, Accenture

Jeff Wilkinson is the Accenture Testing Practice Lead for North America. He has more than 24 years of quality management, application testing, and test assessment experience at several companies across multiple industries. Jeff has the responsibility for managing the growth and development of Accenture Testing Services and the Global Testing Center of Excellence Network. He is based in Indianapolis.

Chris Boyle

Christopher Boyle Manager of Quality Assurance Automation, Disney Streaming Services

Chris Boyle

Christopher Boyle

Manager of Quality Assurance Automation, Disney Streaming Services

Christopher Boyle is a Manager of Quality Assurance Automation for Disney Streaming Services, a unit of Walt Disney’s Direct-to-Consumer and International. Prior to that he worked as a Senior Automation Engineer for MLB Advanced Media, L.P, the digital division of Major League Baseball.

He has been in the technology industry for 16 years and has been working primarily on Test Automation, Performance, CI/CD the last 8 or so.

His current experience ranges from working and implementing various DevOps technologies to various Test Automation technologies and frameworks that are either open-sourced or built in house for a range of platforms.

Neeraj Tripathi

Neeraj Tripathi Enterprise Agile Transformation Leader, Toyota

Neeraj Tripathi

Neeraj Tripathi

Enterprise Agile Transformation Leader, Toyota

Neeraj Tripathi is leading TCOE for Toyota Motors North America. He has over 20+ years of experience in software development, consulting, and leading large enterprise organizations.

Prior to joining Toyota, Neeraj was a Global Vice President for Infor, where he led enterprise quality assurance organization and was instrumental in agile transformation journey.

Nibs Mishra

Nibs Mishra AVP, Testing Service Owner, Nationwide

Nibs Mishra

Nibs Mishra

AVP, Testing Service Owner, Nationwide

Nibedita (Nibs) Mishra is the Testing Service Owner within the Requirements & Testing organization at Nationwide. In her current role, she is leading an enterprise effort to increase the automation footprint in the testing space by shifting to more of a Quality Engineering and DevSecOps mindset. She has over 18 years of IT experience in all aspects of application delivery and agile enterprise transformation. She has a proven track record of successfully applying IT Solutions and has worked in various roles like Developer, Tech Lead, Test Automation Lead, Scrum Master, Agile coach and people leadership roles.

Ramesh Pai

Ramesh Pai Global Head of QA, Wipro

Ramesh Pai

Ramesh Pai

Global Head of QA, Wipro

Ramesh Pai has been associated with Wipro for more than 19 years with focus on Practice Building, Portfolio Management, Quality Assurance and Consulting. He has played various roles aiming toward Strategic Test consulting, large QA Programs management, Organizational QA strategy creation, Portfolio Analysis & Optimization, Client Relationship Management and account management. Ramesh has extensively contributed in QA CoE blueprinting with focus on Process standardization, implementing custom functional and Regression Automation solutions and emphasis on increased use of Tools & accelerators for productivity improvement, QA CoE implementation and optimization across multiple domains. Ramesh Currently heads Quality Engineering and Testing group globally with key focus on Market differentiation and Demand Generation.

Moshe Milman

Moshe Milman Co-Founder & COO, Applitools

Moshe Milman

Moshe Milman

Co-Founder & COO, Applitools

Moshe is the Co-Founder of Applitools – a cloud service for automated Visual Testing. As part of his role at Applitools, he helps dozens of companies across the industry implement state of the art test automation suites. Moshe is passionate about Software Testing and frequently give talks about it in various conferences around the globe.

Before starting Applitools, he served at various VP roles overseeing product, QA and professional services. Moshe holds a Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems from the Technion Israel’s Institute of Technology and MBA from IDC (Wharton Business School GCP Program).

Shyam_Prakash

Shyam Prakash Vice President, T-Mobile

Shyam_Prakash

Shyam Prakash

Vice President, T-Mobile

Shyam Prakash is responsible for transformation, platform & quality engineering at T-Mobile. Shyam has over 20 years of experience and holds a degree from Cochin University of Science and Technology and a Master’s degree from the University of Washington.

 

Brian Farwick

Brian Farwick Supervisor Quality Engineer Sr, Honeywell Intelligrated

Brian Farwick

Brian Farwick

Supervisor Quality Engineer Sr, Honeywell Intelligrated

Brian Farwick is the Supervisor Quality Engineer Sr at Honeywell Intelligrated. He has over 20 years of experience in the QA industry and holds a Bachelor degree in Computer Science from Thomas More University.

Bill Bennett

Bill Bennett Manager Tools and Performance Engineering, Merck

Bill Bennett

Bill Bennett

Manager Tools and Performance Engineering, Merck

Bill Bennett is the Manager Tools and Performance Engineering at Merck and has over 40 years of experience in the QA field. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Monmouth University.

Callie McConnell

Callie McConnell Product Manager, Tricentis

Callie McConnell

Callie McConnell

Product Manager, Tricentis

Callie is a Product Manager at Tricentis, focused on setting strategy for the core products and delivering features that benefit testers. Callie bring a wealth of knowledge from a data and analytics background which helps her solve key customer problems by designing feature for qTest Insights. Callie has 7+ years of product management experience and is an all-around cool person.

Pre-Conference Activities
Shaking Hands
Partner Day

Exclusively for our partners — kick off an awesome week at Accelerate 2019 with a Partner Day experience that will leave you excited to win and innovate with Tricentis.

Training
Training

Advance your skills with in-person training courses, and get a complimentary 2-day pass to Accelerate automatically included with any training (€295 value).

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