Rob Lambert is the owner of Cultivated Management, an management training and consulting business for those new to the challenging world of management in the technology industry. Rob Lambert started his career as a software tester before moving on to be an Engineering Manager where he helped build an outstanding agile DevOps team. He then took a step sideways to HR to lead engagement, enablement and training. Rob’s mission is to create the tech industries most fun, helpful and relevant resource and training service that meets the tech industries demand for people centric managers - managers who can grow epic high performing teams in a sustainable, fun and socially responsible way. Rob is an advocate for many important social causes, likes to take photos, enjoys fast cars and writes books, blogs and film scripts. He is married with three kids and lives in historic Winchester, UK. He’s on Twitter at @rob_lambert and you can find out more on www.cultivatedmanagement.com.
Test manager having 10 years experience in IT, also as a tester. An active supporter of beginners in testing, initiator and organizer of workshops and meetups for newbies. Kasia enjoys being part of complex projects and loves challenges. Her biggest passion is working with people who have never tested before – this is why a lot of her focus is on managing UAT. She knows conferences from various perspectives – she participated in them as an organizer, a speaker and a host. Outside of the software testing world – she likes active life, outdoor activities, travels and meeting new people.
Michał Stryjak works as Head of Software Development at PiLab. Currently involved in creating a product that helps identify patterns and relationships of data elements between large, complex data sets that may be scattered around the company. Since 2007, when his adventure in testing began, Michał gained experience as Tester and Test Manager at Siemens, Volvo or Objectivity. He quickly realized that testing itself does not improve the quality so he started to focus on processes and relations. He discovered that the real key to Quality is a well organized team and efficient communication with project stakeholders.