“Eran Kinsbruner is a bestselling author, TechBeacon Top 30 test automation leader, and the Chief Evangelist and Senior Director at Perforce Software. DevOps evangelist of the year finalist for 2021 by DevOps.com. His published books include the 2016 Amazon bestseller, “The Digital Quality Handbook”, “Continuous Testing for DevOps Professionals”, and “Accelerating Software Quality – ML and AI in the Age of DevOps”, which was named the “Best New Software Testing Book” by Book Authority. With a background of over 21 years’ experience in development and testing at companies such as Sun Microsystems, Neustar, Texas Instruments, General Electric, and more, Eran holds various industry certifications such as ISTQB, CMMI, and others. Eran is a recognized influencer on continuous testing and DevOps thought leadership, an international speaker, blogger, and a patent-holding inventor (test exclusion automated mechanisms for mobile J2ME testing).
Wing Commander Raman Sopory is a distinguished Engineer and professional who was on active duty in the Indian Air Force (“IAF”) in the Aeronautical (Electronics) Branch for 25 years He has several academic qualifications to his credit viz. B Tech( Electrical) , M Tech (Lasers & Electro Optics) and Master of Management Sciences (MMS) and is a member of many prestigious professional bodies . His 25 years active service in the IAF includes 4 years at the Air Force HQ and 3 years at the Software Development Institute (SDI) , Bangalore, where he completed many Mega Avionics software Projects for new generation fighter aircrafts and other complex systems. As the Chief Engineer posted at India's largest Fighter Air Force Base in the Western Sector , he authored the new concept of zero defect in maintenance management. He commanded two high tech units in the IAF and was a member of a future technology think tank at the Indian Air Force HQ. He was the team leader of diverse critical projects in collaboration with Israel, France and Italy.
Post his service with the IAF , he was the India Director for the University of Westminster London Campus in India when he was handpicked by Wipro Infotech in 2005 as the first Defence Advisor.. Notably, the Aerospace & Defence vision of Wipro Group was drafted by him . After two years in Wipro Infotech as a Defence Consultant , he joined Wipro Technologies in a full time role where he astutely handled Global Offset Programs & International Cooperation and created history by arranging 65 Global business opportunities from Australia to America At Wipro, he was instrumental in business co-operation deals with many Global OEMs and Tier 1 firms. Almost all the Global Major OEMs and Tier I firms know him personally and have the highest regard for his technical skills and capabilities.
Technology and business executive who builds and leads organizations to create differentiated products that achieve leading market share. Seven years’ experience as medical device start-up CEO with successful exit. Cumulative value of products, programs, and services created exceeds $1.0B in gross sales in the thermal imaging, photonics, FDA regulated medical device, and utility-scale (fossil & renewable) energy industries. Product owner for multiple SaaS products (agile method). Accomplished revenue growth strategist in domestic and international markets. M&A due diligence and integration experience. Global sales and manufacturing network. Record of achievement in B2C, B2B, start-ups, and Fortune 500 companies.
Dr. Stephan Wolke studied physics, philosophy and macroeconomics at Bonn university and graduated with a Doctorate in physics. He spent the first five years of his professional career at McKinsey & Company. After founding (and having sold) two own businesses Stephan served in several functions at Bayer AG as well as Danaher Corp. He joined ThyssenKrupp in 2011 and is on corporate level responsible for Intellectual Property & Services (Head of Corporate Intellectual Property at ThyssenKrupp) as well as head of management board of ThyssenKrupp Intellectual Property GmbH. He is 50 and father of three sons.