AyalZylberman Chief Executive Officer Ayal Zylberman Chief Executive Officer Ayal is a veteran in the field of software testing, specializing in various industries such as military, billing systems, network management, networking, and telephony since 1995. A pioneer in testing automation, Ayal was among the first to implement Mercury’s automated tools. With a passion for quality, he 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, Ayal is recognized as an expert in the field of quality assurance and testing services worldwide. Ayal holds a B.A. in Accounting and Economics from the Tel-Aviv University, Israel and an M.A. in Economics from Tel-Aviv University, Israel. SanjayJawa Chief Financial Officer Sanjay Jawa Chief Financial Officer Sanjay joined QualiTest shortly after Marlin’s investment in 2016 as the Group Chief Financial Officer. Based in London, Sanjay has responsibility for the financial infrastructure of the firm and brings many years of financial management expertise within private equity backed, international businesses. His industry experience has focused on TMT, financial and business services. When he is not poring over spreadsheets Sanjay enjoys running and cycling up mountains and skiing down the other side! DavidCotterell Chief Operating Officer David Cotterell Chief Operating Officer David is Chief Operating Officer of QualiTest Group and a member of the Global Management Team (GMT) and is also responsible for M&A. A focus for the COO regarding OneQualiTest is overseeing the deployment of the 4 critical work groups addressing People & Talent, Knowledge & Innovation and Client Account Management and Delivery. David joined QualiTest in 2012 and remains very customer focused. Prior to joining QualiTest, he held board positions with several international software and services organizations during his 30 years in the tech sector. He’s been directly involved in building testing consultancies for 15 years. David lives with his family in West London and often rides a motorcycle to get around London. AmiSterling Chief Marketing Officer Ami Sterling Chief Marketing Officer Ami has been writing HTML, creating basic designs and tinkering on the web ever since high school. His passion for marketing, trying new things and delivering results has led him over the years to learn how to leverage additional online and offline marketing channels. These days he manages a team of talented marketers helping drive QualiTest to fulfill its vision while continuing to learn new things every day. In his spare time, Ami is an amateur drummer and basketball player, a certified scuba diver and a capable carpenter. YaronKottler Managing Director QualiTest US & UK Yaron Kottler Managing Director QualiTest US & UK Yaron joined QualiTest in 2001 as a junior software test engineer, progressing through a number of testing delivery roles before transitioning to business development. In 2005, Yaron led the establishment of QualiTest Turkey before relocating to the US in 2006 to establish QualiTest US. As CEO Yaron was responsible for all of the aspects of the business in the US with a strong hands-on focus on Strategy, Sales, Marketing and M&A. Early in 2016, Yaron was promoted to become Managing Director US & UK. Yaron is a multidisciplinary leader who believes that the most important thing in people is honesty and their ability to learn. His motto is “Be a critical thinker and challenge others while remaining open-minded.” Yaron has degrees in Information Technology and business degree from IDC, and an MBA from the Hebrew University in Israel. Yaron has been playing classical and jazz music for 11 years. After three years in the army, Yaron became a DJ performing at clubs and outdoor raves. He participated in the Burning Man festival 5 times and enjoys skiing and traveling with his family. TaliShem-Tov Managing Director QualiTest Israel Tali Shem-Tov Managing Director QualiTest Israel Tali joined QualiTest in 2000 and has held various positions in the company including vice president of 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, Tali worked as an HR manager at Horizon. ManojChandrappa Managing Director QualiTest India Manoj Chandrappa Managing Director QualiTest India Manoj has over 20+ years of experience in IT spread across Delivery, Competency Building, Sales and Operations, and is leading the QualiTest India operations. He established TCL India in Bangalore, which is now a part of QualiTest Group. Manoj is an enthusiast for start-ups and has mentored many new ventures and is the co-founder of TechHub Bangalore, a global community for tech entrepreneurs and start-ups. Manoj’s expertise in the field of QA and testing services includes Test Architecture, Estimation Methodologies, Project Management and Strategic Business Development. He has hands-on experience in setting up and managing testing facilities for overseas clients and experience in developing TCoE’s such as Automation, Performance, ERP and Telecommunication. Manoj is an Electronics Engineering graduate from Bangalore University and an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. Manoj, a proud Bangalorean, loves to travel and explore new places including their people, culture, food and drinks. JasonMcIvor SVP UK Division Manager QualiTest UK Jason McIvor SVP UK Division Manager QualiTest UK Jason McIvor joined QualiTest UK in March 2016 as a Change and Service Delivery consultant after working as a senior IT Manager for organisations including Orange PLC (Head of Network Services Testing), Carphone Warehouse (Director of Solution Delivery and Vendor Mgmt) and Tata Consultancy Services (Programme Director, Large Deals Team) among many other business change programmes, in multiple industries and became SVP UK Division Manager in Sept 2016. He is a change agent and does not settle for “good enough” at any stage, in any part of the organisation. Jason is a native of Northern Ireland and is a graduate of Queens University of Belfast with a degree in Computer Science ItsikAsulin SVP Telco Division QualiTest Israel Itsik Asulin SVP Telco Division QualiTest Israel Itsik joined QualiTest in 2015 after working with Comverse for 15 years, where he held various integration and customer support roles for testing their telecom. He managed division teams of software testers and projects managers who developed projects on company’s customers (mostly Tier 1 & Tier 2 customers). The connection with QualiTest began when Itsik established a near-shore testing center. He is now the SVP of our Telco Division. Itsik is responsible for all Israel-based Telecom and Communication customers, the largest of which is Intel. In his spare time, Itsik volunteers in Magen David Adom as a paramedic. AvigdorBrachya SVP Defense Division QualiTest Israel Avigdor Brachya SVP Defense Division QualiTest Israel Avigdor joined QualiTest in 2008 as a tester new to the field of software testing. Over the years, Avigdor became a team leader then a project manager and director of QA testing division in one of the largest financial banks in Israel. Avigdor specializes in Website, Mobile, VOIP, SOA and Mainframe systems and he leads large group of testers on a variety of systems with different technologies and high complexity. Avigdor has extensive methodology experience, often specializing in Agile (especially Scrum and Kanban) which he has implemented in a variety of projects he is managing. Avigdor has also concentrated on automation and load testing, as well as training and deploying automation in new projects. Avigdor holds a BA in Law and Business specializing in Marketing and a MBA specializing in finance. NeriLavi SVP US Division Manager QualiTest US Neri Lavi SVP US Division Manager QualiTest US Neri joined QualiTest in 2012 to manage QualiTest’s western US operations, and has moved on to manage all of the US operations during 2016. Prior to joining QualiTest, Neri acted as a QA manager at a global software company managing distributed testing teams as well as acting as a scrum master. Neri 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, Neri has extensive experience in implementing automated testing tools and methodologies. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science and an MBA as part of a special program for excellent students at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. When he is away from work, he mainly spends his time hiking, surfing, and cooking new recipes. MichelSharvit SVP BFSI Division QualiTest Israel Michel Sharvit SVP BFSI Division QualiTest Israel Michel started his professional career in chemistry laboratories as part of an innovative team who developed rechargeable batteries. Later he worked on the development of electronic ink. After completion of the development phase, he managed the production department of electronic ink. Upon turning 40, Michel decided to change his professional direction and retrain in software testing and QA. He received professional certification from the American SQA and started working at QualiTest as a junior tester. Michel specialized in successful web billing projects and was test manager for several leading companies. He set up a testing team in the US while studying Industrial Engineering and Management. As an SVP of Professional Services in QualiTest, Michel managed several large QA projects: MTS (Management Test Services) for strategic security customers, banking and insurance companies and innovative start-ups. He also provides consulting for companies who are interested in establishing test systems. Michel loves to travel around the world. He also enjoys photographing in exotic and unusual countries. Michel taught himself to play the musical keyboard and has played for many years. LihiSegev VP Sales QualiTest Israel Lihi Segev VP Sales QualiTest Israel Lihi joined QualiTest in 2004 after graduating with a B.A. in Computer Science. She had previously worked as a QA and automation engineer in a start-up company. Lihi started her career in QualiTest as a sales manager. Soon she became an account manager and a business manager. In 2016, she become QualiTest VP of Sales in Israel. She has a drive for aiming for new targets and achieving new goals by customizing unique QualiTest’s solutions for each individual client which has led her over the years to develop methods and teach QualiTest’s employees how to sell the company’s services and technologies. Apart from work, her great passion is to be with her two boys and husband, going on family vacations, and traveling all around the world. JohnPugliese VP Sales QualiTest US & UK John Pugliese VP Sales QualiTest US & UK John joined QualiTest in 2016 as their Vice President of Sales US & UK, John brings many years of experience in business development, sales, marketing and project management. His background included the promotion of networking, cloud, VOIP, SAAS and healthcare IT solutions. John was the global sales director for a major networking firm in the US and opened business channels in Europe, APAC and Latin America. At QualiTest, he is responsible for overall business development for new business in the US and UK. In addition, he is also responsible for Inside Operations-Sales out of QualiTest India for lead and RFP development. Prior to QualiTest, John had been with several networking integrators and cloud providers mainly in the Northeast, US. John was instrumental in building EMR-HIPAA cloud services in New York for a leading healthcare integrator. John lives in Danbury with his family and enjoys golfing as well as college and professional football. ArunKumar VP Sales QualiTest India Arun Kumar VP Sales QualiTest India Arun brings several years of business development experience with exposure to Sales, Marketing & Customer Relationship Management to QualiTest. He has dealt in detail with enterprises across many different technologies and domains. At QualiTest India, he is responsible for overall business development as well as acquiring new customers. In addition, he is also responsible for QualiTest India’s lead generation and solution development team. Prior to QualiTest, Arun was an integral part of Transition Consulting Limited (TCL India), which was subsequently acquired by QualiTest Group, where he drove new business development efforts strongly leveraging TCL’s innovative software testing solutions. He has also previously held various business development responsibilities at Electronic Data Systems (EDS) and RelQ Software. RonenSade VP Finance QualiTest Israel Ronen Sade VP Finance QualiTest Israel Ronen joined QualiTest in 2004 and since then he has gone on to become the VP Finance of QualiTest Israel. He has led large and important financial decisions in the companies’ development, such as various purchases and sales conducted over the years. Ronen holds a BA in Economics and Accounting and an MBA specialization in finance. Ronen’s motto is “Creativity!” He thinks outside the box and finds managing, accounting and tax topics to be fascinating, interesting and flexible. Ronen leads the legal aspect of QualiTest Israel and is involved in IT systems. Ronen is also an amateur agronomist who enjoys reading books and browsing Wikipedia. HarveyFeuer VP Finance QualiTest US & UK Harvey Feuer VP Finance QualiTest US & UK Harvey 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 17 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. Harvey 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. He still plays racquetball a few times a week when he is not otherwise exercising. However his main passions are his grand kids, where all his spare time is spent enjoying being with them. AnushaAiyer VP People QualiTest India Anusha Aiyer VP People QualiTest India Anusha is a seasoned HR professional with over 10 years of experience in Employee Engagement, Talent Management, Performance Management, Organizational Development, Change Management, Diversity and Inclusion, Policy making and implementation, HR Operations and HR Analytics in IT, Engineering and Banking sectors. In her current role, she heads the People and Talent department for QualiTest India. Anusha is an alumnus of King’s College London (2010) in Human Resource Management and Organizational Analysis and also an Economics graduate from St. Joseph’s Arts and Science College, Bangalore. Anusha coached young ‘rescued’ girls to get back on their feet. Anusha is a trained Indian contemporary dancer, aspiring ‘master chef’, avid reader and impromptu traveler. AlonGlazer VP People QualiTest Israel Alon Glazer VP People QualiTest Israel Alon brings several years of sales and service experience in the fields of communication from companies such as Cellcom and Anglo-Saxon. He joined QualiTest in 2011 as a tester and became the head of the C4I testing department in Israel. Since 2016, he serves as the VP People & Talent for QualiTest Israel. Alon has extensive knowledge and experience in training and recruitment. In his spare time, Alon is a passionate runner and even ran in the Berlin Marathon. He enjoys singing, skiing and reading. EinavLavi VP People QualiTest US & UK Einav Lavi VP People QualiTest US & UK Einav is a proven business and human resources leader with over 13 years of demonstrated success and progressive responsibility in the areas of human resource management, business and finance management. Einav specializes in HR Business Planning & Analysis, Organizational Effectiveness, Talent Management & Recruiting, Employee Retention & Engagement, Succession Planning, Employee Relations & Coaching, Performance Management, HR Tools and Technology, Benefits Management, Diversity, Compensation Management and Legal Compliance. In her current role, she heads the People and Talent department for QualiTest US/UK, acting as a business partner to support management across the company. Einav earned a B.A. in Economics and Cognitive Science and M.A. in Finance and Economics, both from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel. Outside of work Einav volunteers in a non-profit organization aimed at assisting families in financial difficulty. She enjoys kickboxing, dancing and traveling. AviramShotten VP Global Alliances, UK SE Business Manager QualiTest UK Aviram Shotten VP Global Alliances, UK SE Business Manager QualiTest UK Aviram joined QualiTest in 2005 and since then he has managed some of QualiTest’s most exciting projects and initiatives in the Healthcare, Media, Gaming and Defense sectors. He has turned projects to global accounts, supporting the growth of QualiTest. In 2013, Aviram relocated to England to take part in the Merger and Acquisition of QualiTest UK. His latest initiative has been the establishment of the Partners and Alliances Business Unit in QualiTest Group. NausheenSayed VP Knowledge & Innovation QualiTest US & UK Nausheen Sayed VP Knowledge & Innovation QualiTest US & UK Nausheen joined QualiTest as a functional tester in 2013, and then moved on to being the Delivery Manager for the CT test center for QualiTest, USA. She managed many different types of projects, from MTS engagements to staffing augmentation, from automation to performance, from Medical Healthcare domain to CRM systems. She greatly enjoys her journey so far working with QualiTest and the amazing people we have. She currently leads the Knowledge and Innovation Initiative for QualiTest US-UK. What this means is we are working on creating a knowledge center for One QualiTest, where we can share knowledge, gain knowledge and innovate constructive solutions for our projects. She is here to help you with any training you need to become a successful QualiTester. She holds a B.E. in Computer Science. She describes herself as artistic, detailed, fun, a food lover, runner and someone who loves meeting new people and visiting new places. DayasagarKrishnappa VP Knowledge & Innovation QualiTest India Dayasagar Krishnappa VP Knowledge & Innovation QualiTest India Dayasagar started his career in QualiTest as a fresher. He has worked for multiple clients on many domains and technologies like Telecoms, Cloud Computing, E-commerce, Security Testing, and Automation. He is a certified Scrum Master who is currently handling Knowledge and Innovation in India. He is also passionate about music and tattoos. BennySand VP Knowledge & Innovation QualiTest Israel Benny Sand VP Knowledge & Innovation QualiTest Israel Benny is a veteran of the hi-tech industry focusing in the fields of testing and Knowledge management and joined QualiTest in 2015. Benny’s previous roles included management position in the business and the technological dimensions emerging companies such as Softlib, Radview, TenKod and Netformx as well as mature ones like The Formula Group and IBM and CA. Benny has a Bachelor degree of Business Administration and Information Technology from the Open University of Israel, an MBA from the Heriot-Watt University and an M.A. in theory and philosophy of Arts (Curatorship-oriented studies) from the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem. Benny is a member of the management board of the Israeli knowledge management forum and speaker in international forums and boards of this field.