Prashant Lambat
Sr Manager, SQA Engineering, Symantec Corporation 
A senior manager SQA engineer responsible for Test Automation and Feature Testing for the product in Data protection and storage domain. He has extensively worked on driving the test automation and test process improvement. Also successfully drive GUI automation with high ROI using third party automation tools like Test Complete, WinRunner, QTP etc. He has worked in CAD and data protection product testing and automation.
Nagarajan Pichumani
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Softsmith Infotech
Nagarajan, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Softsmith Infotech, has around 18 years of Industry Experience. He began his career in 1992 with the Essar Information Technology, where he quickly ascended the ranks. He then worked with Tata Consultancy Services in the capacity of Project Manager and then also had very successful (overseas) stints with Tandem Computer, US Defense, TRW Experian and Satyam computers. During his career, he has provided consulting and project management services to leading organizations and also has assessed organizations on SEI CMM Certifications. He is known in the industry circles for his strong leadership qualities, a high understanding of testing methodology and an efficient project management skill. He has rich experience in the timely execution of highly demanding technology intensive projects. Nagarajan has a degree in Bachelor of Computer Science & Engineering from the College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai, India.
Siddhartha Gudgunti
Project Manager, Wipro
Siddhartha an Engineer of Electronics and communication, he exclusively worked for Wipro in past 10.5 years, in the area of Computing, storage and servers domain. Experience in multiple latitude of Developer, QA Engineer, QA Lead, Project Manager and Consultant. B.E. in Electronics and communication from Gogte Institute of Technology, Belgaum,General Project Management from Symbiosis, Pune andTest Architecting From Herbinger consultancy, Bangalore. Complete Software development lifecycle expertise, from requirement gathering to delivery. CMMi L5 process compliance experience from quality perspective. Expertise in Low level software, Device Drivers, IO Layers, NonStop (fault tolerant) Technology, QA of System management Software. Tech consultancy in System Test of HP’s BI & DW domain servers. Six sigma and Lean methodology implementation expertise. Key role driving force implementation of POC projects (such as KRCF2’s Data generator Validator, TeS’s Unix Internals and Administration Training) within Wipro.
S Sathishkumar
Manager - Test & Infrastructure and Tools, IBM
Vinay Srinivasan
Tech Lead, Tech Mahindra
Mr. Vinay Srinivasan has Eleven+ Years experience in Software Industry and he has Strong Test Automation and Management Skills. He is currently working as Tech Lead at TechMahindra’s Testing Center of Excellence in Pune. He has knowledge in various Domains like Banking, Insurance, Health Care and Telecom Billing. Apart from this he has experience in using Freeware/ Opensource, Commercial - Test Management, Test Automation and Performance Testing Tools. As an experienced Tester he has Rich experience in Unit Testing, Integration Testing, Functional and Regression Testing, Performance Testing, User Acceptance Testing, End to End Testing and WebServices Testing. As for the Work Engagements, he has worked with European and North American Clients. He holds Bachelors Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Masters Degree in Computer Application and a Post Graduate Diploma in Information Technology and Management.
Keerthi Kulkarni
Technical Consultant, Micro Focus
More than 12 years of experience in software industry, with expertise in Providing leadership and management for pre sales teams involved in conceptualizing and implementing ALM solutions at client locations. Designing and implementing Test strategies involving Automation and Manual methods for Financial, Telecom, Gaming and General IT sectors.
T Ashok
CEO, Stag Software
MS in Computer Science (IIT Chicago), BE(Electronics and Communication) Anna University, CSQE(ASQC). Spearheads the operations of STAG, has 18+ years of working experience. Setup and managed global test group at VeriFone. Active in test engineering community, have given 10+ lectures in test forums, and presented about 10 tutorials/papers in International / National conferences. He is highly passionate about software test engineering and devotes time in his lab pursuing his interests in software patterns, test design, test automation, object technology, process engineering and measurement.
Pradeep Janakiraman
Offshore Delivery Head, Zylog Systems
Pradeep is the VP - Offshore Service Delivery at Zylog Systems, he is responsible for growing and stabilizing the delivery organization, streamlining offshore service delivery, managing the customer expectations, expanding technical and domain capabilities, building centers of excellence and institutionalizing quality practices for a robust global delivery model.An experienced IT professional with over 14+ years of technology and leadership experience in Research, Product development, Software Services. His specialties include technology leadership, leading cross-geographical teams in delivery of solutions, integrating teams and processes globally. Before Zylog, he worked as senior program manager at Verisign, Senior Engineering Manager at Tavant Technologies, Product Architect at eVector Infomobile and as a Software Engineer at IBM T.J Watson Research Center. He has done his MS in Computer science from Syracuse University and International Business Management from IIM Kolkata.
Pradeep Soundararajan
Director & Consulting Tester, Moolya Testing
Pradeep Soundararajan is a Director & Consulting Tester of Moolya Testing, a start up offering high skilled testing services and consulting. He is an awarded thought leader, renowned author and invited speaker around the world. His blog Tester Tested - is one of the most popular & influential blog. He developed India s first truly hands on testing coaching in partnership with Edista Testing Institute and has trained thousands of testers on Exploratory & Rapid Testing approaches. He has consulted organizations ranging from startups to multibillion dollar/pound/euro companies & helped them achieve fabulous results. He works with the brightest people of the testing industry and ensures his brain is constantly pricked. He loves testing challenges to the extent that he would forget his wife calling him when he is testing. His insightful humor is considered one of the best. Pradeep Soundararajan - - tweet: testertested -
Samir Kulkarni
Project Manager, KPIT Cummins
Samir joined KPIT Cummins 14 years back as a developer. He has been working in different capacity since then including test manager, project manager, sales and technology head. Currently, he leads the productivity and functional excellence initiatives at Automotive SBU. Samir has been associated with Embedded and Real Time Systems mostly but also worked extensively on Enterprise Applications. He was instrumental in setting up project infrastructure and processes for different project and customers. His main strength is building and using tools to get things done. He has always worked to introduce automation in processes.