Scott Barber, PerfTestPlus Inc.

Scott Barber, Chief Technologist, PerfTestPlus Inc.

A prominent thought-leader in the area of software system performance, Scott Barber, founder and Chief Technologist of PerfTestPlus, makes his living writing, speaking, consulting, and coaching with the goal of advancing the state of software testing. Scott has contributing to four books (co-author: Performance Testing Guidance for Web Applications, Microsoft Press; 2007, author: Web Load Testing for Dummies, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2011, contributing author: Beautiful Testing, O’Reilly Media; 2009, and How to Reduce the Cost of Software Testing, CRC Press; 2011,), composed over 100 articles and papers, delivered multiple keynote addresses internationally, co-founded the Workshop on Performance and Reliability, and served as the Executive Director of the Association for Software Testing.

Today, Scott is focused on enhancing his thoughts on delivering world-class system performance in complex environments and is building the foundation for his next project: driving to align the assessment of software products with the core objectives of the businesses.

When he’s not “being a geek”, as he says, Scott enjoys spending time with his partner Dawn, and his sons Nicholas and Taylor at home in central Florida and in other interesting places that his accumulated frequent flier miles enable them to explore.

 
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