60 Minutes

Don't miss this engaging panel discussion on transforming the developer and tester experience through the power of automation. Speakers include internal and industry automation experts with extensive experience in improving developer and tester experience. As we delve into the intersection of DevOps, Application Development, and Quality, our panelists will discuss the business problems and trends companies are encountering and the recommended solutions.

During this session, you will learn about:

  • Drivers for software development
  • Business problems companies are experiencing with their developer and tester experience
  • Initiatives, projects, technology stacks, and methodologies recommended by our experts to drive automation
  • Success stories and use cases highlighting the benefits of these solutions
  • How Apex can help companies solve their problems and challenges leveraging our technology solutions
  • Key resources from CompTIA, a non-profit trade association that focuses on advancing the IT industry 
Speaker Vivek Mehta, Mark Summers, Alan Brunelle, Seth Robinson

Vivek Mehta's role as the Global Head of DevOps, Quality, & Automation is centered around growing the depth and breadth of our technical capability and leading our internal technology practice and solutions teams. His primary focus is to drive high-value solution offerings to our clients that support productivity efficiencies through automation and continuous improvement. With 20 years of experience at Apex, Vivek has successfully overseen successful technology engagements with Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 clients spanning across multiple industries and geographies.

Mark Summers is a seasoned expert in Quality Assurance, Quality Engineering, and Testing, with over three decades of hands-on experience in structured software testing, maturity assessments, and software quality assurance. As a founding member and former President of TMMI America, Mark's passion for continuous improvement in quality and testing is evident. Mark has excelled in implementing large Quality Centers of Excellence (QCOEs), DevOps Quality frameworks, Internet of Things (IOT) testing, AI, Machine Learning, Test Automation, Performance Testing, TMMI, and CMMI. Having successfully established and led quality organizations for Fortune 4, 100, and 500 companies, including CVS, Northwestern Mutual, FIS, Kohl’s, and Johnson Controls, Mark now serves as the Solutions Director at Apex Systems.

Alan Brunelle is a seasoned solutions architect specializing in DevOps. With a strong background in leadership roles at BNY Mellon, PNC Bank, and First Data Corporation, Alan brings a wealth of knowledge to his current position as the Solutions Director of DevOps at Apex Systems. He is dedicated to helping DevOps leaders modernize their practices by improving automation and overall efficiency. Alan's role involves enabling efficient software delivery processes through automation, including the selection of best-of-breed tools, ensuring secure software delivery, and simplifying the production of high-quality software.

Seth Robinson is the vice president of industry research for CompTIA, the leading trade association for the IT industry. In this role, he leads analysis of technology and business trends in the IT industry and provides insight into trend drivers and future direction. Seth has led research studies on IT security, cloud computing, internet of things, and artificial intelligence, among other areas. His research across multiple disciplines gives him a broad perspective on IT strategy and has led to the creation of CompTIA’s Functional IT Framework. He is the co-host of CompTIA’s popular Volley podcast and has been cited in various media outlets, including Wall Street Journal and USA Today, for his thoughts on how businesses are using technology and how the role of IT is changing. 


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