Who Am I?

I am a consulting software tester, author, speaker, coach and a serial entrepreneur from Bangalore, India. I am the founder of Test Mile . I currently consult as Head of Test Automation for trendig technology services GmbH.

I am known for my practical and unified view of the software testing subject. I have been awarded multiple Testing Thought Leadership awards for my contribution to software testing community.

This website contains my thoughts, presentations and videos in the areas of software testing, test automation frameworks, agile testing, web security, Python and web performance testing.

My Companies and Platforms

  • Present2012

    Director and Chief Consultant

    Test Mile Software Testing Pvt Ltd

  • 20182012

    Proprietor and Principal

    Talent Reboot

  • 20152007

    Owner and Author

    Testing Perspective

Employment History

  • Present2020

    Head of Test Automation Department

    trendig technology services GmbH

  • 20122007

    QA Architect

    AVERT Lab, McAfee India

  • 20072005

    Performance Testing Lead

    PCSU, AppLabs Technologies

  • 20052003

    Software Engineer

    Statefarm ODC, Satyam Computers

  • 20032002

    Senior Executive

    DCM Engineering

Awards and Achievements

  • 2019
    Keynote Speaker
    Unicom's WCNGT-2019 Conference.
  • 2018
    Keynote Speaker
  • 2018
    Best Speaker
    Unicom's WCNGT-2018 Conference.
  • 2017
    Honorary Award for Galvanizing the Testing Ecosystem Worldwide
    Unicom - WCNGT 2017 Conference.
  • 2017
    Keynote Speaker
    Unicom - WCNGT 2017 Conference.
  • 2017
    Best Speaker
    Agile Testing Days Asia 2017.
  • 2016
    Keynote Speaker
    STeP-IN Summit 2016.
  • 2015
    Best Speaker
    Unicom's WCNGT-2015 Conference. Presentation Title: Pattern Thinking for Test Automation Architects
  • 2012
    Annual Quality Pavilion Award by McAfee India
    TERMS framework architected and developed by me for McAfee Labs.
  • 2010
    Annual QA Innovation Pitch Award at McAfee India
    Presented five innovative ideas to improve test automation at McAfee.
  • 2008
    Testing Thought Leadership Award at TEST2008
    Awarded for my work on Schools of Testing critical analysis, spreading the idea of importance of programming for software testers and community presentations.
  • 2008
    Best Innovative Paper Award at TEST2008
    Audience voted my paper on Fuzzing frameworks as the best innovative paper from among 40+ international speakers.
  • 2010
    COMPTIA Security+ Certified
    With 99% score - 890/900
  • 1997
    NTSE Scholar
    National Talent Search Examination is an India-wide talent examination and selected 750 students from the country after a multi-month, multi-test programme. Was awarded scholarship.