Drs. Erik van Veenendaal, CISA is a leading international consultant and trainer, and a recognized expert in the area of software testing and requirement engineering. Erik is the (co-)author of numerous papers and a number of books on software quality and testing. He is a regular speaker, e.g., running a tutorial on test design techniques, at both national and international testing conferences and a leading international trainer in the field of software testing.
Since its foundation in 2002, Erik has been strongly involved in the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB). From 2005 to 2009, he was the vice president of the ISTQB organization; he currently is the president for the Curaçao Testing Qualifications Board (CTQB).Erik one of the core developers of the TMap test methodology and the TMMi test improvement model, and currently the CEO of the TMMi Foundation. For his major contribution to the field of testing, Erik received the European Testing Excellence Award (2007) and the ISTQB International Testing Excellence Award (2015).