Programme committee

Programme committee

Nikita Nalyutin - Chair, Russia, Moscow


Started his career in quality assurance in 2002 as a junior test automation engineer, currently holds test manager position in large international software consultancy company. Know how to implement and follow a variety of test processes, including strict aviation process and agile process in banking industry. One of the first Russian ISTQB-certified testers (2007), Ph.D. in Software Engineering (2008), thesis is focused on quality management and configuration management. Associate professor in major Russian universities (MEPHI, MIPT, HSE), lecturer for courses on testing and logical calculus. Author of more than 30 technical and scientific papers, co-author of 3 books, including one on testing and quality management. Scientific adviser for 7 students, who succesfully graduated as MSc, two of them became succesful test leads.

Andrew Kuzmichev, Russia, Nizhny Novgorod

Web-based applications software tester, specializing in manual functional testing.
Leading test engineer in the Exigen Servises company.
Participant and winner of online conferences Confet&QA.



Alexey Lyanguzov, Russia, St. Petersburg


Software quality specialist with a solid background. 
Some biographical facts about Alexey:
✓ graduated from St.Petersburg State Polytechnic University in 2000;
✓ 10+ years in software testing and QA;
✓ technical test lead at Grid Dynamics, Inc;
✓ co-organizer of independent community of software testers in St. Petersburg;
✓ speaker at SQA Days conferences since 2009.

Anna Skumina, Ukraine, Dnepropetrovsk


Certified tester, and now - junior project manager.
Over three years in the industry has gone from a junior tester low-level software (drivers, virtualization tools, networking software) to the project manager, coordinating the work of passing the Dnepropetrovsk community testers, speaking at conferences SQA days, Chief ConfetQA. Also she is the coach at the training center of one of the major IT companies.
Always focused on achieving project objectives on time and accurately.

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