Deep Dive Producer
Alison Wade is an accomplished executive dedicated to the business of software. For the past fifteen years, she has worked with industry leaders in software development and testing. Alison has been instrumental in building Software Quality Engineering, a company with an outstanding reputation for delivering high-quality services, publications, events, and partnerships. With experience working in more than a dozen countries, her expertise includes: leading teams, business development, strategic partnerships, and agile software development. Alison is a Certified ScrumMaster and Product Owner.
Alison is the Programme Chair of Mobile Dev + Test Conference. She plays a pivotal role in the development of the Better Software, Agile Development Practices, DevOps Conferences, and STAR Conferences in the USA, in addition to directing Software Quality Engineering’s highly respected training curriculum and programs.
She strives to increase awareness of diversity in the software industry with regard to both the workforce and the role of software beyond commercial products and IT departments. In 2015, Alison will launch a Women Who Test day dedicated to women in software testing, which will happen in conjunction with the STARWEST conference.
Through her work as a board member of Humanitarian ToolBox, Alison brings her years of experience to leverage technology and help skilled volunteer communities solve the needs of response organizations and communities affected by natural disasters.