Jim Holmes is the Director of Engineering for Test Studio at Telerik. He has over 25 years of experience in the IT field in positions including PC Technician, WAN Manager, Customer Relations Manager, Developer, and Tester. Jim has held jobs in the US Air Force, the Department of Defense (DOD) sector, the software consulting domain, and commercial software product sectors. He has been a longtime advocate of test automation and has delivered software on a wide range of platforms. He coauthored the book, Windows Developer Power Tools, and blogs frequently at http://FrazzledDad.com. Jim is also the President of the Board of Directors for the CodeMash conference held in the middle of winter at an indoor waterpark in Sandusky, Ohio.
Dimo Mitev has almost 10 years of experience working in the IT industry in various international companies, and roles such as Test Consultant, QA Engineer, QA Lead, and Team Lead. Dimo has gained variety of experience in different software testing types, including functional, web service, performance testing, and automation testing. He is currently working as a QA Architect for Telerik Corp., a leading market provider of end-to-end solutions for application development, automated testing, Agile project management, and reporting and content management across all major Microsoft development platforms. Dimo always tries to share his knowledge and at the moment, he is a lecturer in one of Telerik’s academies, specialized in teaching young people on software testing discipline. His favorite credo is that quality is more than the lack of bugs. Dimo is currently working on his first book about software testing and is expecting it to be released very soon.
Angel Tsvetkov is an experienced, goal-oriented Quality Assurance Engineer with proven ability in test automation. He has an exceptional ability to enter new environments and produce immediate results through the use of flexible test techniques with excellent communication skills. Driven by challenge, his excellent interpersonal skills provide the ability to operate effectively at all levels and across all test activities. Angel established a QA process in one of the teams and helped in the improvement of automation testing across the Telerik company. While working with IBM, he set up the automation testing as a main approach for testing and spread the knowledge even to the customers to increase their confidence. He worked with Musala Soft and took part in the establishment of service, performance, and functional testing across different teams dealing with the development of web solutions as well as standalone and mobile solutions. Also, he was involved in one of the biggest company projects such as Johnson Controls for a huge client. His main responsibility was the development of automated test scripts for testing of the devices integrated in vehicles. His strong knowledge of electronics was beneficial for the success of the project.
To know more about Angel, visit his blog at http://qaagent.com.