Claudia Badell is an agile enthusiast with a strong background in software testing and more than 15 years of experience. She is passionate about building and fostering a whole-team approach towards testing and quality. She works as a Software Testing Consultant & Coach at Jigso Labs and as a Trainer & Spanish Translator for the Agile Testing for the Whole Team course created by Janet Gregory and Lisa Crispin.
She co-organizes meetups, webinars and TestingUy, one of the most important testing conferences in Latin America. She enjoys attending conferences and meetups, and has spoken in conferences like Agile Testing Days USA, EuroSTAR Software Testing Conference, expo:QA, and VLCTesting. She wrote “”The fascinating path of evolving as testers”” section in chapter 11 of Janet Gregory and Lisa Crispin’s latest book, Agile Testing Condensed (2019).
She has a Computer Engineer degree, has taken the Foundations and Bug Advocacy courses by the Association for Software Testing, has completed the Agile Testing Essentials tutorial with Janet Gregory & Lisa Crispin and both the Rapid Software Testing course and Using Risk Guide to Testing tutorial with Michael Bolton. She also holds Scrum Master, ICP-ATA and ISTQB Foundation certifications.
She worked at Infragistics for 10 years, having different roles (Product Development Team Lead, Senior Quality Engineer Team Lead and Senior Quality Engineer), always being part of a software product development team, defining the testing strategies and evangelizing a testing mindset in the team. Previously, she worked as a Test Manager where she defined and implemented testing processes for several teams and trained them in functional test automation. She also worked as a Tester in a wide range of software testing projects. She was a teacher at the Computing Science Department within the School of Engineering at Universidad de la República for 7 years, participating in testing and programming courses.