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Online live interview with James Whittaker — Google, Microsoft and Future of testing



Second interview from Committed to Quality series by commited.tech

During the online interview we will ask James about his work at Google and Microsoft, the differences between engineering culture in these companies. We will speak about whether manual testers still exist in tech giants and why James is now writing books about public speaking but not about software testing.

Join free online stream on Commited.tech and put your own questions to one of the legends of SW Testing world.

About the speaker:

James Whittaker’s career spans academia, start-ups and top tech companies and starts in 1986 as the first computer science graduate hired by the FBI. James then worked as a freelance developer, most notably for IBM, Ericsson, SAP, Cisco and Microsoft, specializing in test automation. He joined the faculty at the Florida Institute of Technology where he continued his prolific publication record in software testing and security. In 2002 his security work was spun off by the university into a startup which was later acquired by Raytheon.

James’ first stint at Microsoft was in Trustworthy Computing and Visual Studio. He then joined Google as an engineering director and led teams working on Chrome, Maps and Google+. In 2012 James rejoined Microsoft.

James is known for being a creative and passionate leader and sought after speaker and author. Of his five books two have been Jolt Award finalists and one a best-seller. Follow him on Twitter @docjamesw and at his website docjamesw.com.

About Commited:

We think that knowledge is an important part of the technology centered world. People are knowledge carriers. We are building a community driven workspace, where experts share their knowledge and expertise, people draw knowledge, catch an inspiration to move further, explore and learn, dream and design. To run such a workspace, we need to gather people, committed to technology and with the passion to explore, share knowledge and learn — we call this people Commited.

Register here: commited.tech


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Second interview from Committed to Quality series by commited.tech During the online interview we will ask James about his work at Google and Microsoft, the differences between engineering culture in these companies. We will speak about whether manual testers still exist in tech giants and why James is now writing books about public speaking but not about software testing. Join free online stream on Commited.tech and put your own questions to one of the legends of SW Testing world. About the speaker: James Whittaker’s career spans academia, start-ups and top tech companies and starts in 1986 as the first computer science graduate hired by the FBI. James then worked as a freelance developer, most notably for IBM, Ericsson, SAP, Cisco and Microsoft, specializing in test automation. He joined the faculty at the Florida Institute of Technology where he continued his prolific publication record in software testing and security. In 2002 his security work was spun off by the university into a startup which was later acquired by Raytheon. James’ first stint at Microsoft was in Trustworthy Computing and Visual Studio. He then joined Google as an engineering director and led teams working on Chrome, Maps and Google+. In 2012 James rejoined Microsoft. James is known for being a creative and passionate leader and sought after speaker and author. Of his five books two have been Jolt Award finalists and one a best-seller. Follow him on Twitter @docjamesw and at his website docjamesw.com. About Commited: We think that knowledge is an important part of the technology centered world. People are knowledge carriers. We are building a community driven workspace, where experts share their knowledge and expertise, people draw knowledge, catch an inspiration to move further, explore and learn, dream and design. To run such a workspace, we need to gather people, committed to technology and with the passion to explore, share knowledge and learn — we call this people Commited. Register here: commited.tech
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