Get to Know Your ASTQB Board – Judy McKay

Judy McKay, CTAL-Full, CTEL-TM Full

Volunteer Role in ASTQB
President, ISTQB Representative

Judy McKay, CTAL-Full, CTEL-TM Full has spent the last 20+ years working in the high tech industry with particular focus on software quality assurance and software testing. She has managed departments encompassing all aspects of the software lifecycle including requirements design and analysis, software development, database design, software quality assurance, software testing, technical support, professional services, configuration management, technical publications and software licensing. Her career has spanned across commercial software companies, aerospace, foreign-owned R&D, networking and various Internet companies. Judy has been conducting training seminars nationwide for ten years. Her courses are based on the real world application of practical data. She is the author of two books. “Managing the Test People” discusses building and maintaining an effective quality assurance organization. “A Software Test Engineer’s Handbook” is a soup to nuts testing manual that also serves as a preparation for the ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst and Advanced Technical Test Analyst Certification Exams. In addition to being the current president of the ASTQB, Judy also has a “real job” in test management/quality architecture as well as a sideline consulting business.