Profile of Allison Wade
Alison Wade is an accomplished executive dedicated to the business of software. For the past fifteen years, she has worked with industry leaders developing programs for software development and testing professionals. Alison has been instrumental in building Techwell, a company with an outstanding reputation for delivering high-quality services, publications, events, and partnerships. With experience working in more than a dozen countries, her expertise include, leading teams, business development, strategic partnerships, and agile software development. Alison is a Certified ScrumMaster and Product Owner.
Alison is also the program chair of Mobile Dev + Test and IoT Dev + Test conferences. She plays a pivotal role in the development of the Better Software, Agile Development Practices, DevOps Conferences, and STAR Conferences, in addition to directing TechWell’s highly respected training curriculum and programs. She strives to increase awareness of diversity in the software industry concerning both the workforce and the role of software beyond commercial products and IT departments. In 2015, Alison launched Women Who Test, a day dedicated to women software engineers, which runs in conjunction with the STAR conferences.
Through her work as a board member of Humanitarian ToolBox, Alison brings her years of experience to leverage technology and help skilled volunteer communities solve the needs of response organizations and communities affected by natural disasters. You can follow her at @awadesqe.