Hans Buwalda, Chief Technology Officer, LogiGear US
Hans Buwalda oversees the delivery of advanced test automation consulting and engineering services, and leads LogiGear's research and development of test automation solutions. A pioneer in keyword-based frameworks for software testing and test automation, he assists clients in strategic implementation of Action Based Testing™ throughout their testing organizations. Hans is lead architect of LogiGear's TestArchitect™, the integrated toolset for software test design, high - volume automation and management.
Prior to joining LogiGear, Hans served as project director at CMG (now Logica) in the Netherlands. During his seventeen years with that firm he assisted clients in numerous countries develop and deploy software testing solutions. He is an internationally recognized expert specializing in test automation, test development and testing technology management. He speaks frequently at international conferences on concepts such as Action Based Testing, the Three Holy Grails of Test Development, Soap Opera Testing, and Testing in the Cold.
He is co-author of Integrated Test Design and Automation (Addison Wesley, 2001) and holds a Masters of Science in Computer Science from the Free University of Amsterdam.