Mr. Ayal Zylberman
President, QualiTest Group
Mr. Zylberman is a veteran in the field of Software Testing, specializing in various industry such as military, billing systems, real-time, network management, networking, and telephony since 1995. A pioneer in testing automation, Mr. Zylberman was among the first to implement Mercury's automated tools. Mr. Zylberman is committed to spreading global practices, such as Keyword Driven Testing, Scrum Based Testing, and more, among QA teams in leading organizations. With numerous published articles and an active lecture schedule, Mr. Zylberman is recognized as an expert in the field of quality assurance and testing services worldwide.
Mr. Zylberman holds a BA degree in Accounting and Economics from the Tel-Aviv University, Israel and an MA degree in Economics from Tel-Aviv University, Israel.
Mr. Eli Margolin
President and CTO, QualiTest Group
Mr. Margolin has over 25 years of experience in the field of quality assurance and testing. Mr. Margolin began his career as a system analyst and team manager in the Israeli Defense Forces computer unit, where he specialized in functional and non-functional testing of military and telecom systems.
Mr. Margolin is responsible for overseeing the implementation of global practices among QualiTest clients. For the past 10 years he has led QualiTest’s most crucial outsourcing testing project (above 150 employees). In addition, Mr. Margolin heads the development of QualiTest internal tools for Keyword Driven Testing and is the original creator and product manager of FUNTASY - QualiTest's KDT tool for GUI and non GUI systems.
Mr. Margolin is a graduate of Israel Defense Forces Computer Programming (“Mamram”).
Mr. Ronen Sade, CPA
CFO, QualiTest Group
Mr. Sade is a Certified Public Accountant with more than 10 years experience, who joined QualiTest in 2001. He is responsible for leading the company’s financial organization as well as the investor relations. As part of QualiTest Executive Leadership team, Mr. Sade plays a key role in the company’s strategic planning. Prior to joining QualiTest, Mr. Sade worked at Haykin Rubin accountants as a senior accountant responsible for the Technology industry.
He completed his BSc. in Accounting and Economics in Bar-Ilan University and holds MBA, also from Bar Ilan University.
Mr. Yaron Kottler
CEO, QualiTest USA
Mr. Kottler joined QualiTest in 1999 as a Junior QA Test Engineer, progressing through multiple hands-on roles before transitioning to business development. In 2005 Kottler led the establishment of QualiTest Turkey before relocating to the USA in 2006 to establish QualiTest USA.
Kottler is an expert in Load and Performance testing and the implementation of automated testing tools. He has lead large scale testing project in Healthcare, Medical Devices and Utilities as well as tested ERP, CRM and Billing systems.
He is a multidisciplinary leader combining strategy, marketing and technology skills. His philosophy is that the most important skill a person should have is their ability to learn.
He holds a BA in Business Administration and IT from the IDC, Israel and an MBA from the Executive Program at the Hebrew University, Israel.
Mr. Neri Lavi
VP Professional Services
Mr. Lavi joined QualiTest in 2012 to manage QualiTest’s western US operations. Prior to joining QualiTest, Mr. Lavi acted as a QA manager at a global software company managing distributed testing teams as well as acting as a scrum master. Mr. Lavi is a software testing expert with strong experience in managing test teams and implementing Agile processes. He has published multiple QA Testing and Scrum articles and has delivered lectures and training seminars worldwide. In addition, Mr. Lavi has extensive experience in implementing automated testing tools and methodologies.
Mr. Lavi holds a BS in computer science and an MBA as part of a special program for excellent students at the Hebrew university in Jerusalem.
Mr. Harvey Feuer
CFO, QualiTest USA
Mr. Feuer joined QualiTest in 2006 and is responsible for the day-to-day management of the QualiTest US finance team. Prior to working at QualiTest, he worked in public accounting at Grant Thornton, as well as seventeen years at Dun and Bradstreet - a $4 billion global information services corporation where he held positions that included Manager of Worldwide Tax Accounting and Controller. He also was the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for 11 years for PCNet, Inc a $60 million dollar IT solutions provider.
Mr. Feuer holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and Masters of Business Administration from the Bernard Baruch College in New York. He has taught courses in Accounting, Business Mathematics, Abstract Thinking, Computer Accounting, and Financial Planning.
Mr. David Cotterell
Director of European Region
David Cotterell is responsible for setting strategy for QualiTest Europe as it seeks to expand its present footprint with a special focus on acquisitions, sales, and marketing. His previous material roles have been with ACT Financial Systems (became a subsidiary of Misys) , DST International, Advent, Cresta, and SQS where he was main board director with direct responsibility for SQS’ business in the UK, Ireland, Nordics, South Africa, and Indian off-shore business where he oversaw a three-fold expansion in the last five years.
Mr. Cotterell is also a member of the Board for AIM listed Incadea – and he also holds other non-competitive IT related board level positions.
Mr. Stewart Noakes
CEO, QualiTest UK and India
Mr Noakes has been an IT consultant since 1998. He founded TCL in February 2000, which was acquired by QualiTest in October 2012. Stewart currently operates as the CEO for QualiTest in the UK and India, and is also a member of the QualiTest Global Management Team.
As CEO, Stewart is responsible to the QualiTest Group board for the strategic direction and success of the operations in the UK and India. He works with the management teams in both locations to deliver the business plans for each entity. He also has a strong involvement in the development, and sharing, of people talent, knowledge and skills around the organisation.
To date, the success of our operations in the UK and India stems from Stewart’s leadership and focus on building a high quality team with a strong vision.
Stewart holds an MBA from the University of Exeter as well as a BSc and Masters Degrees in Physics.
Mr. Vincent Grobben
CEO, QualiTest Netherlands
Mr. Grobben joined QualiTest in 2007 and has over 8 years of experience in the testing industry. He has worked in several positions within QualiTest including Sr. Tester, Test Manager in QualiTest Netherlands. Prior to joining QualiTest, Mr. Grobben held a position of a Test Manager for ING bank.
Mr. Grobben holds a bachelor degree of Information and Communication Technology from Haagsche Hogeschool
Ms. Tali Shem-Tov
GM, QualiTest Ltd.
Ms. Shem-Tov joined QualiTest in 2000 and has held various positions in the company including vice president - human resources, account manager and sales manager. She is currently responsible for the day-to-day management of the Israeli operation. Prior to joining QualiTest, Ms. Shem-Tov worked as an HR manager at Horizon.
Mr. Mark Kardashov
VP Professional Services & Technologies QualiTest Ltd.
Mr. Kardashov joined QualiTest in 2004 and has over 10 years experience in the IT field. As the leader of QualiTest’s Professional Services division and the QualiTest R&D team, Mr. Kardashov is overseeing the development and implementation of FUNTASY, QualiTest’s KDT based Test Automation system. Mr. Kardashov successfully leads various projects in the IT Support, Development and QA fields and oversees manage services groups at some of QualiTest's major customers.
Mr. Kardashov hold a BA in Management and Economics and is an MCPD (Microsoft Certified Professional Developer).
Mr. Michel Sharvit
VP Professional Services, QualiTest Ltd.
Mr. Sharvit joined QualiTest in 1999 and has over 15 years experience in the IT field. He leads the QualiTest’s Professional Services team. Mr. Sharvit has successfully led various projects in the Billing, CRM, Medical, PDM and Banking industries.