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 , AutoCognite and Talent Reboot.

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

  • Present2015

    Architect and Developer

    AutoCognite - Coded Pattern Thinking

  • Present2013

    Director and Chief Testing Officer

    Test Mile Software Testing Pvt Ltd

  • Present2012

    Proprietor and Principal

    Talent Reboot

  • 20152007

    Owner and Author

    Testing Perspective

  • 20132012

    Proprietor and Principal Consultant

    Test Mile Software and Services

Employment History

  • 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

  • 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.