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Meet the Experts

Our instructors are sought-after practitioners years of real-world experience in the software industry. As experts in their chosen fields, many practice and consult at leading companies, are featured speakers and published authors at respected industry conferences and publications, or have founded pioneering companies within the software development industry.


These experts have a passion to teach and use a combination of lecture, hands-on labs, interactive exercises, and case studies to deliver a learning experience second to none. We maintain a rigorous student feedback system that ensures high-quality instructors and content, delivering a professional training experience with each and every course.

Mark Tomlinson

Mark Tomlinson

Mark Tomlinson is currently a Performance Architect with a small fintech startup in Philadelphia and he is also the producer of the popular performance podcast PerfBytes (www.perfbytes.com). His testing career began in 1992 with a comprehensive two-year test for a life-...

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Jeff Payne

Jeffery Payne

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Jeffery Payne has led Coveros since its inception in 2008. Under his guidance, the company has become a recognized market leader in secure agile software development. He is a popular keynote and featured speaker at technology conferences and has testified before Congress on technology issues...

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Tom-Stiehm

Tom Stiehm

Tom Stiehm is a 20 year veteran of the Information Technology industry. He has spent the past 10 years managing, designing and implementing software products and applications using agile software development methods. Prior to Coveros, Tom held a variety of CTO and architect positions at software...

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Jeff Pierce

Jeff Pierce

Jeff Pierce has more than 20 years of experience in software engineering management, specializing in program, project, and software quality assurance management. Jeff is also experienced in building technical teams that are rapidly able to implement solutions and deliver business value. More...

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Rich Mills

Richard Mills

Richard Mills has more than 25 years of experience in software engineering with a concentration on pragmatic software process and tools. Rich has a specific focus in Agile development methods and is passionate about DevOps, Continuous Integration, and Continuous Delivery. As the Solution...

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Brian Hicks

Brian Hicks is a software engineer, development manager, and technical architect with over 15 years of hands-on experience designing and developing software using core Java, web services, and related technologies in both the commercial and public sectors. He is also a Certified ScrumMaster® and...

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Robert Foster

Bob Foster is a Technical Manager with over 20 years experience as a senior software engineer and team lead. Bob has proven experience in all aspects of software development and delivery (including DevOps, CI/CD, and infrastructure as code). He is a firm believer in the benefits gained by...

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Susan Barclay

Susan Barclay

Susan J. Barclay brings more than 25 years of software development experience serving as a consultant and mentor to clients including the Federal Reserve Bank, Sprint, Bell Atlantic (Verizon), Direct Energy, and MetaSolv Software (Oracle). When she has not been on a client site, Susan has been...

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Hajer BenMoussa

Hajer Ben Moussa

Hajer Ben Moussa has been leading in the testing industry emphasizing agile software development practices for more than 6 years. Her extensive experience includes all aspects of manual testing, in addition to automation testing of client servers and web-based applications. Hajer analyzed and...

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Hugo Sanchez

Hugo Sanchez

Hugo Sanchez has more than 20 years of software development, software assurance, project management, and product management experience with a wide range of software products and applications. He is an accomplished Product Management & Project Delivery professional with successful track...

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Tauhida Parveen

Tauhida Parveen

Tauhida Parveen is a consultant and trainer specializing in software testing and cloud computing. She holds a PhD in Computer Science from the Florida Institute of Technology. She has over 10 years of experience working in Quality Assurance with organizations such as The WikiMedia Foundation,...

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Claire Lohr

Claire Lohr

Claire Lohr has been an active professional in the computer field for more than thirty years, with the last fifteen years focused on software process improvement to companies including GTE, Motorola, Westinghouse, SAIC, Boeing, Aetna, and others. Claire currently provides training and consulting...

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Dev Burke

Dave Burke

Dave Burke is the COO of Coveros, Inc., where he has led the startup and growth of the company. Prior to Coveros, Dave was COO for Digital Focus, a software development consulting company that provided Agile adoption and software development services to customers ranging from enterprise class to...

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Jona Qorri

Jona Qorri

Jona Qorri is a member of the Agile Solution Delivery Team at Coveros and an accomplished software and test automation engineer with experience working in large Agile programs. She has worked with a variety of Test Automation and DevOps technologies to automate containerized CI/CD pipelines for...

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Jonathan Kauffman

Jonathan Miller Kauffman

Jonathan Miller Kauffman works as an agile software development and test consultant at Coveros. In this role, Jonathan has helped both government and commercial organizations develop and test high-quality applications, and he has gained his experience by working with healthcare, biomedical...

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Mike Sowers

Mike Sowers has more than thirty years of practical experience as a global leader of internationally distributed test teams across multiple industries. Mike is skilled in working with both large and small organizations to improve their software development, testing, and delivery approaches. He...

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Randy Rice

Randall (Randy) Rice, CTAL (Full), is a leading author, speaker, consultant and practitioner in the field of software testing and software quality. He has over 40 years experience in building and testing software projects in a variety of environments and has authored over 70 training courses in...

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Matthew Taylor

Matthew Taylor is an accomplished full-stack Developer and DevSecOps engineer with experience working in large agile programs for both commercial and federal clients. His broad range of skills includes designing, implementing, and maintaining DevSecOps (CI/CD) pipelines including...

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Rustam Savaziyev

Rustam Savaziyev

Rustam is a seasoned professional with extensive experience in agile and DevOps software delivery. He worked closely with development teams in SaaS, finance, and insurance organizations to build automated QA test suites, guiding projects from concept to launch. Passionate about solving...

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Kezia Deliya

Kezia Deliya

Kezia is a QA Automation Engineer with a focus on providing qualitative as well as quantitative testing solutions. She has experience in Front-end and Back-end Test Automation, Data Analysis, Performance Testing, CI/CD, Cloud Computing, and Virtualization. Kezia seeks to achieve continuous...

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David Bulkin

David Bulkin

David Bulkin is a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) and agile coach that continues to build products by serving as a Product Owner, Scrum Master, Coder, Analyst, and Tester. With more than 35 years experience delivering software and systems, he has been applying agile methods for nearly 20 years...

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Chris Doss

Chris Doss

Chris Doss is an agile coach, consultant, and Certified Scrum Trainer (CST). A CST for more than a decade with more than 20 years experience as a program manager, he has coached and supported more than 250 different agile teams and led the implementation of agile for large organizations. In...

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Richard Hundhausen

Richard Hundhausen

Richard is the president of Accentient, a company that helps software teams deliver better products by understanding and leveraging Scrum and DevOps. He is a certified Professional Scrum Trainer, Microsoft Developer Technologies MVP, author of Professional Scrum Development with Microsoft...

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Kristoffer Nordström

Kristoffer Nordström

Kristoffer Nordström is a Test Developer that in his career has worked with technologies such as Telecommunications System, Distributed Compilers, Cloud technology, Smartphone OS development, Embedded systems, and much more. A testing devotee and a member of the Context-Driven test community who...

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Rogier Ammerlaan

Rogier Ammerlaan

Rogier Ammerlaan has more than 20 years of experience in the financial banking and technical automation industry, working for a number of Dutch and international companies specializing in test process improvement (TPI and TMM) and in developing complex test strategies. He holds the ISTQB CTFL...

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Mike Ennis

Mike Ennis

Mike Ennis is a quality management expert with over 15 years industry experience specializing in quality assessments, risk analysis, development and testing in distributed systems environments. As a Test Manager, Mike has worked with several Fortune 100 companies such as IBM, Compaq, BMC...

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Armando Dörsek

Armando Dörsek

Armando Dörsek has more than two decades of experience in the field of software development, operations, and human development. He has first-hand experience in testing data warehouse and analytics projects and serves as a Test Consultant and Quality Manager in large-scale projects in the...

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