WCSQ Program commitee

Program chair

    Patricia McQuaid

    California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) / ASQ / iSQI, Inc

    Patricia McQuaid, Ph.D., CISA, is a Professor of Information Systems in the Orfalea College of Business at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly).
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        Taz Daughtrey

        ASQ / ASTQB

        Taz Daughtrey is a Fellow of the American Society for Quality, the Founding Editor of the peer-reviewed journal SOFTWARE QUALITY PROFESSIONAL, and a Director of the American Software Testing Qualifications Board. read more

          Stephan Goericke

          iSQI / ASQF

          Since 2005, Stephan Goericke is Director of ASQF e.V. and of the International Software Quality Institute in Potsdam. He has further taken on the role of Managing Director for the US-subsidiary iSQI, Inc. in Boston, MA.
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            Makoto Nonaka

            Toyo University / JUSE

            Makoto Nonaka is a professor and a chair of the department of Faculty of Business Administration, Toyo University. He earned his undergraduate and master degree from Waseda University in 1995 and 1997.
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              Commitee members

              Mastura Abu Samah

              Malaysian Software Testing Board

              “Visionary leader with strong entrepreneurial spirit” is perhaps the most apt description of Mastura as a business person. She is the President of MSTB and the Managing Director of …
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                Amalia Alvarez

                Qualy IT

                Amalia Alvarez has a Master degree in Computer Science and Information Systems from ORT Uruguay University and a Bachelor degree in Systems Information Analysis …
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                Luis Amaral

                Sunrise Communications AG

                Luís Amaral has more 17 years of IT industry experience in several technical and management roles; he has been involved many different projects from small local …
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                  Steven Arndt

                  American Nuclear Society

                  Steven Arndt, Ph.D., P.E., is an internationally recognized expert in the field of nuclear engineering with experience in nuclear power plant simulation, software quality assurance …
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                    Ritendra Banerjee

                    Indian Testing Board

                    Ritendra Banerjee (Riten) is currently involved in game-changing entrepreneurial activities, including being CEO and cofounder of a global testing finishing school …
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                      Gualtiero Bazzana


                      Gualtiero Bazzana is the current ISTQB® President as well as Chairman of the Italian Software Testing Qualifications Board. He has been active in ISTQB® since 2007, serving in various …
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                        Santiago Castaño


                        Santiago Castaño is a current member of the executive committee from the Hispanic America Software Testing Qualifications Board.

                          KyungHwi Cho

                          GTG Co., Ltd

                          KyungHwi Cho has done a performance testing and consulting for enterprise systems of finance, manufacturing and etc. since 2000 and has been working …
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                            Teresa Di Pelino

                            Business Hunters C.A.

                            Teresa is a professional with over 20 years dedicated to the world of computing. She was Senior Developer in areas of banking applications and currently serves as …
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                              Josè M. Diaz Delgado

                              Díaz & Hilterscheid GmbH

                                Karol Fruehauf

                                Infogem AG

                                Karol Frühauf is co-founder and president of INFOGEM AG in Switzerland, since 1987 consulting in the field of software project and quality management.
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                                  Yang Genxing

                                  East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai Software Industry Association

                                  Majors in Software Engineering, Intelligence System, Software Test and Quality, and relative national standard formation.
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                                    Arthur Hicken

                                    Parasoft Corporation

                                    Arthur Hicken is chief evangelist at Parasoft and has been involved in automating various software development practices there for over 20 years. His popular blog …
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                                    Naomi Honda

                                    NEC Corporation

                                    Naomi Honda is a software process and quality chief at NEC Corporation, Japan. She has authored several books entitled such as Software Quality Accounting …
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                                      Noriko Iizumi

                                      Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation

                                        Mitko Mitev

                                        Quality House Ltd.

                                        Mitko Mitev is one of the leading software test experts in South East Europe. He dedicated his professional life to the promotion of QA and Test professions, particularly …
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                                          Yasuharu Nishi

                                          The University of Electro-Communications

                                          Dr. Nishi is an Assistant Professor, Department of Informatics at University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo.
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                                            Kenji Onishi

                                            Gaio Technology Co., Ltd.

                                            His main activities are in connection with software quality and testing as an evangelist for Gaio’s testing tools and customer’s quality or process improvement.
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                                              Jihwan Park

                                              ThinkforBL, Co., Ltd.

                                              Jihwan Park is a consultant of software engineering. He led the consulting of 200 software companies and research institutions.
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                                                Jason Pryde

                                                Independent IT Consultant

                                                Jason Pryde has a Masters in Information Systems Management from Boston University and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Western Washington …
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                                                  Steven Rakitin

                                                  Software Quality Consulting

                                                  Steve has 40 years experience as a software engineer and software quality manager. He has worked in the medical device industry for 25 years. He is a frequent speaker …
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                                                    Héctor Santa Maria Bravo

                                                    Testing IT S.A. de C.V.

                                                    From 1998 onwards Héctor Santa María Bravo has been in the specialty of Software Quality and Testing, being also promoter of these practices inside and outside of Mexico.
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                                                      Amiruddin Jaafar Sidek

                                                      Custommedia Sdn Bhd

                                                      Amir brings more than 30 years of ICT practice experience in various roles across multiple industry domains. He has also been actively involved in industry development …
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                                                        Geoff Thompson


                                                        Geoff Thompson is a multi-award winning testing practitioner and specialist in this field and can be credited with creating the ISTQB®, is founder and chair of the …
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                                                          Erik van Veenendaal

                                                          Independent test and quality consultant

                                                          Erik van Veenendaal is internationally recognized testing expert and author of several books and numerous articles in the field. He is also one of …
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                                                          Stuart Yarost

                                                          Parker Aerospace

                                                          Stuart Yarost is a Principal Engineer, Process/Quality Assurance Lead for Parker Aerospace Central Engineering, supporting ARP-4754, DO-254 and DO-178 development.
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