ATA Volunteers 2022

ATA Volunteers 2022

Ravisuriya Eswara

Software Test Engineer

NayanRaj Asmani

Certificated ISTQB Tester & Scrum master

Darshan Chaudhari

Technology lead

Rasika A. Vyawahare

Advisory Software

Harpreet Kaur Kahai

Performance Test Architect Capgemini

Rituraj Patil

Agile Coach
Rockwell Automation

Ganesh Khairnar

Software Testing Professional

Nagarajan Kuppan Automation & IIM-C – FinTech & Blockchain

Kartik Dhokaai
Agilist – Scaling Product to next level/ TEDx Speaker/ IIM – Speaker and Panelist

Harsh Shah
ATA India Coordinator
Agile Testing Alliance

Harshada Surwase
Associate Software Engineer
Agile Testing Alliance

Ankit Garg
Application Architect

Sushant Tade 
Project Lead / Scrum Master/ ETL & DWH Testing/ Agile: Scrum and Kanban Practitioner

Rama Chandra Bangaru
Lead Consultant – SAP FS-CD

Ratikant B
Senior Software Test Engineer(ISTQB Certified Tester)

Harshad K
QA Lead

Sowmya Ramesh
Service Delivery Manager
2i Testing

Anees Shaikh
Specialist Quality Engineering

Abhay Kumar Singh
Staff Engineer Technical Lead

Swapnil Ashok Khambayat 
Asst. Training & Placements
International Institute of Information Technology

Adesh Patwardhan
Information Technology and Services Professional

Shreyas Waikar
Test Automation Specialist / Sr. Technical Business Analyst Quality Assurance / Project Manager at Accenture Solutions Pvt Ltd

Kanwarpreet Singh
Lead consultant

Tapan Mehta

Deepthi K 
Lead Advisory , Program/Project Management

Jyoti Shah
Associate Vice President
Deutsche Bank

Arasu Balasubramaniyan Technical Architect

Nimish Bhuta
Principal Test Automation Architect / Azure DevOps / Digital Value Assurance/ YouTuber: DevOps-Continuous Testing

Sanjivv Ssharma
Steering Committee Member Agile Testing Alliance

Sundaresan K
Test Architect / Test Strategist / Mentor / Speaker

Sumit Mundhada
Test automation professional

Sujay Asre
Software Development Manage

Aditya Garg
CEO ServiceNow Practice AvanteNow, Proud Manual Tester, Steering Committee Member at Agile Testing Alliance, Director QAAgility Technologies Pvt Limited

Rohit Jayprakash Palli
Quality Assurance Engineer

Amit Kumar Tiwari
Entrepreneur / Founder & CEO

Mohan Swaminathan

Administration Superintendent

 Ravisuriya Eswara, is a student of Software Testing and a practicing Software Test Engineer from Bengaluru. At present, I’m working in the role of test consultant. I’m curious to understand and solve the challenges in Software Testing, Automation, and its deliveries.

I share and discuss my thoughts on Software Test Engineering and Automation in the below social spaces:
Blog – Testing Garage:

Nayanraj Asmani is a highly skilled tester having 5+ years of experience through the STLC. Test planning, Strategising, execution, and test case management map test cases with defect reports. Expert in manual testing all platform web front end, admin panel, android, ios application testing. Perform different kinds of testing based on project and client requirements, the main focus on customer success and delight.

Specialties :

– ISQTB Certified tester.
– Functional and non functional testing different domain but major in ecommerce, health care and project management.
– Expert UX/UI testing.
– Hands on experience agile testing.
– Create a final client delivery document.
– Good leadership Quality.
– Work with different task and defect management tools like JIRA , Assna , Trello , Mantis , Bitrix 24.

Darshan Chaudhari is the technology lead at Infogain. He holds BE IT degree from Pune University. Since then he has worked for major IT companies and has an overall 12+ yrs of IT experience in various domain areas.

He has profound experience in Manual and Automation testing tools which covers various applications for UI, RestApi, and microservices-based applications.
He has worked on tools such ae Selenium, BDD, RestApi, Docker, Linux, Oracle, Jenkins, Git, and Java.
He is very passionate about learning new tools and technologies. He is also CPSAT certified. He loves traveling, photography, and part-time faculty at Art of living.

Rasika A. Vyawahare, Quality lead at IBM India Pvt Ltd. has 12 + years of experience in quality assurance. She believes “Good quality brings not only trust but also long term relation with customers”.
She has a strong experience in Cloud Orchestration, deployment and management. She is passionate about finding unique use cases and validating them against different environments with different permutations and combinations.

Harpreet Kaur Kahai has got around 16 years of experience into Performance Testing. Currently working as Performance Test Architect in PTCoE with Capgemini Services Technology India Limited. She has worked with many performance testing like JMeter, Loadrunner, WAPT,Webload,VSTS Ultimate, Neoload,RPT etc. and APM tools like New Relic, App Dynamics, Grafana, Azure AppInsights etc. providing end to end performance testing solutions. She holds experience with Performance Testing of Big Data Application, Web Applications, SAP, Service Now, Mobile Application, API and Voice Calls

In her career, she developed and implemented performance testing framework for accelerating testing and also contributed in writing whitepaper as part of TCOE initiatives.

Harpreet has received many appreciations for her contribution as trainer and mentor for Agile Testing, Performance Testing and grooming new joiners of company. Winner of various competitions within and outside organization.

Harpreet holds Bachelor degree in Engineering from Mumbai University and is also DAB member in Alumni Relations for K.J.Somaiya Institute of Engineering and IT, Mumbai


Rituraj Patil is Currently working with Rockwell Automation as Agile Coach.
Having 12+ years of professional experience with IT Products and Services using Cloud, IoT, AI/ML, Data Analytics, RPA, QA, and DevSecOps etc. technologies. Technology and Lean Agile (Leadership, Culture, and Management) IT Product / Project / Program Management Enthusiast. – Founder / Agile Coach / Trainer / Consultant at AgileBuzz. Worked with Tetra Pak, Cognizant, ADP, and Atos in the past. Published Author of Book “Mastering Advanced Scrum”.
Speaker at several global conferences and educational institutes. Professional Trainer at several global training institutes. Holding 3 Innovation Patents and many globally recognized certifications. MBA in Systems Specialization from University of Mumbai, Mumbai. MTech in Software Development & Management from Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore. BE in Information Technology from KIT’s College of Engineering (Autonomous), Kolhapur.

Ganesh Khairnar is skilled and techno-savvy Software Testing Professional; academically proficient, CTFL certified; an experienced automation specialist working in a top MNC. I believe “Quality is a team’s effort and its never played by a fluke”. I have a strong experience in Automation and played various roles in Automation, Backend, DevOps area. Passionate about learning new technology and well versed in automation framework development, CI/CD implementation and automation deliverables.

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Nagarajan Kuppan has rich experience of 17+ years in Strategic Quality Management, Technology Automation, Stakeholder Engagement, and People Management.

Delivered excellence in gathering and understanding requirements of clients & other stakeholders (at strategic and tactical levels), followed by a translation into functional specifications as well as provisioning of suitable solutions.

Pivotal in automating scripts for stress and reliability test using Appium and android view client

Result-driven professional with exceptional team management skills and an ability to manage change with ease

Accomplishment in overcoming complex challenges and making high-stake decisions using experience-backed judgment, strong work ethics, and integrity

Kartik Dhokaai is a TEDx PortBlair speaker, and guest speaker for IIM Rohtak, IIM-Visakhapatnam, Leanpitch, and Agile Network India. He is a panelist for the International Conference for STeP-IN form and Agile Network India.

He is holding a decade-plus of experience in the IT industry. Experts in digital transformation and a passionate Agilist with a certificate in Scrum Master and Product Owner.

He has trained 500+ professionals in Scrum, Project Management, and Product Management.

Please feel free to reach out to him if you are looking out for such kind of industry expert as a Speaker for your university in Digital Transformation and Agile Transformation.

Ankit Garg is a Test Automation Architect working with IBM and having 12+ years of experience. Currently managing complex QA/ Test Transformation programs for banking projects. I have exhibited creating solutions for testing challenges

He have excellent knowledge of Automation using Selenium, HP UFT, Cloud, Agile Processes, ETL/ BI, Test Data & Env. Mgmt (TDM/TEM), Mobile, Cloud technologies.

LinkedIn Profile:

Sushant Tade is a Test specialist with 10 years of huge experience in ETL. He help organizations to make sure their data gets consumed and transformed into meaningful insights. This helps CXO and other stakeholders in strategic planning and decision-making. He has dealt with multiple domains like Banking, insurance, and Healthcare. Currently, He has moved from a Project Management role to a technical role to dirty his hands in cloud environment technologies.

Ramchandra B has 10+ years of experience in SAP Functional Testing and SAP Automation testing. Worked in various roles as SAP Functional Test Lead, Scrum Master, SAP Automation Engineer, SAP Test Engineer. Also, worked in organizations like Knoah, ClickandBuy and YAssume. Extensive experience in Manual Testing of Web applications(e-Commerce domain), and exposure to Automation Test tools like Selenium, and Sahi. Well proficient in various testing methodologies like Iterative Water Fall, Agile, Kanban, and Lean Principles. Participated in UATs for clients like bwin, Rapidata Services (a BACS service provider), and Arvato.
LinkedIn profile:

Ratikant B has experience in Automating Web Application Testing using Selenium Web Driver with TestNG framework. Experience in identifying web elements using different locators. Hands-on experience in various Testing techniques like Functional Testing, Integration Testing, Regression Testing System Testing, and Acceptance testing. Well acquainted with Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), the emerging software. disciplines like agile software development. Well acquainted with Software Test Life Cycle (STLC). converting Manual Test cases to Automation Scripts.Involved in Framework development by writing Page Object Repository
LinkedIn profile:

Harshad Khaladkar. He has over 15 years of experience as a QA. Most of my career was around manual testing in Advertising and E-commerce domains. Currently, he is working with Brillio technologies as a QA Lead, handling the Ecommerce QA practice.

Sowmya Ramesh is a testing professional with over 20 years of IT industry experience currently working as a Service Delivery Manager with 2i Testing. She has a deep interest in the area of non-functional testing, in particular, accessibility testing which she has promoted for a number of years in the testing community. Sowmya writes blogs on topics of professional interest and has been a speaker at events for MOT Edinburgh, DevTest Summit. Sowmya has been a program committee member for Eurostar Conference 2020 and is currently a part of the organizing committee for GTR, also Scottish Testing Group. 

Anees Shaikh has 7+ years of experience and I am practicing in Mumbai. 

Currently, he is working as a Specialist Automation test engineer. 

He loves to solve automation challenges. 


Abhay Kumar Singh is Working as Staff Engineer Technical Lead at Nagarro. 

Having 7+ years of experience in testing. Agile Practitioner and associated with ATA since 5years 

Love to Travel, Trek, Cook, Poetry and partying 

Swapnil Khambayat is Asst. Training & Placements at International Institute of Information Technology Pune.

Experienced Placement Coordinator with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. Skilled in SQL, Java, C, C++, and Networking. Strong community and social services professional with a Bachelor of Engineering focused in Information Technology from Savitribai Phule Pune University.

Adesh Patwardhan  With over 36 years of Sales, Marketing, and Business Development of varied products in diverse IT fields, now in Education space. Specialize in Corporate Relations, Branding Products & Services and Concept Selling. 
Functional Skills include Advertisement and Promotions, Market Strategy and Customer Retention. 
Highly motivated, enthusiastic, cheerful, proactive, positive-minded, result-oriented, committed, self-driven, task-master, dedicated team player, impressive personality, strong interpersonal skills, excellent communicator and always ready to accept challenges. 

Shreyas Waikar is Test Automation Specialist / Sr. Technical Business Analyst Quality Assurance / Project Manager at Accenture Solutions Pvt Ltd
Passionate about learning new things quickly and implementing them in improving the current process or methodology.
Learning & Exploring the field of Data Science!

Kanwarpreet Singh is a Lead Consultant at Infosys and Digital Transformation enthusiast. He has around 13 years of experience in Test Automation, Enterprise Digital transformation, and embracing the Agile mindset. He has been involved in testing a wide range of applications – from lightweight mobile apps to large-scale Financial testing Automation solutions. He works with some of the top tech companies providing everyday solutions in a variety of sectors such as Financial Services ( Core Banking, Payments, Retail banking), Insurance, and Fintech companies.

Kanwar has expertise in Test Automation tools with the objective of helping organizations achieve customer excellence with a focus on delivering maximum value to customers, stakeholders, and teams.

He mostly works with UK and Europe Financial Institutions and currently lives in London.

Tapan Mehta working as a SDE at Mastercard. In my current role, I am going through Automation and development both. I am currently gaining experience in working with Core Java, Selenium, Cypress, Spring boot and React JS.

Deepthi K is passionate, Self driven , Agile seasoned quality professional who believes in “WE” than me , which means collaboration across people, tech, and processes to deliver a consumer-friendly/appreciative and superior product/software. Working across different projects on various domains to scale with Agile methodologies.
Managing of Consumer and Commercial software development for the Client Product Group. Leading cross-functional programs through the Offer Lifecycle Management Process. Drive the development and implementation of new and existing software products and services, working closely with Marketing, Engineering, and other support groups in cross-functional teams to manage the entire lifecycle of highly complex, high-risk projects. Identify and implement process improvements and assist in the integration of complex business factors, as necessary to develop and implement long-term strategic planning objectives.

As a tester, believe in the approach of avoiding defects than finding one, using various techniques to match up the speedy timelines.

Understands change is for good and would love to embrace the trends to get sharper on the quality control fronts.

An enthusiastic orator – believes in knowledge increases when shared.
Involved in framing materials and training.
Likes pondering around the everyday issues we face and have given bits of talks and a few paper contributions around the same. Blogging is always been a hobby, tech blogging gets even more interesting.

Meeting and Gelling with like-minded professionals is important for industry level and personal growth, so participate, volunteer, and done some activities around various testing communities.

Author of a book, “Tints and Shades” a collection of 18 poems across different phases of life-based on true life experiences.


Jyoti Shah is test automation professional with around 13 years of experience. She has extensive experience in Testing, Automation, framework designing.
She has worked on Selenium, Robot framework, Protractor, Rest assured, Karate, and UFT tech stack.
She is currently associated with Deutsche Bank.
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Arasu Balasubramaniyan is a polyglot; Intel Software Innovator; EDUcational domain expert & DATA enthusiast. Having hands-on experience in designing, developing & Implementing solutions for scalable applications in the cloud(AWS & Azure). Own presale, and delivery across platforms & domains by providing viable solutions & architecting products.
Actively building a product with AI capabilities & Setting up a data science team to create an automation product with ML, H2o, Python, scripting with PHP, Shell, Apache & Hortonworks stack.

Nimesh Bhuta Directed complex projects with different country rollouts, which includes Test strategy, test management, test execution & test consulting. Formulated the overall test approach for projects with Agile Scrum Methodology and DevOps process.  Designed the test cases to cover End2End business processes and documented them in the test management tool such as HP ALM.  Established Test Center of Excellence (TCOE) by defining standard test processes and templates.  Designed and implemented test automation framework.  Developed automated test scripts with Selenium WebDriver Java, HP ALM, HP UFT, and TestComplete. Lead QA team members to improve the quality of products and services.  Performed REST API Testing using POSTMAN & SOAPUI Pro.  Build a business case to support test automation and test efforts. Enrolled the management on the significance of test and test automation.

Sanjivv Ssharma is PMP Certified. Over 20 years of extensive experience in managing IT Projects / Delivery Management and training, development & management of IT Teams. Has strong background in delivering projects & developing products in various domains like e-governance, Banking, Telecom, Stock Exchange, Developmental Sectors, etc. and proven abilities in managing IT projects, stakeholder interests, business communication; and implementing end-to-end IT solutions in line with core business objectives.

1. Part of Hindi Translation & Verification Team: PMBOK Guide 4th Edition, 5th Edition and 6th Edition.
2. Hindi Translation: Scrum Guide, Nexus Guide, eduScrum Guide.

Sundaresan is a Test Architect with a couple of decades of experience in Testing, Test Processes and Automation. Sundaresan loves to mentor budding test engineers, build test strategies and take companies forwards. He spends his time reading books, helping NGOs with their tech stack, and catching up on news.

Sumit Mundhada is a test automation professional with over a decade of experience in test automation, automation framework development and quality assurance for cutting edge technology products. He has completed a Post Graduate Program in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning from The University of Texas at Austin. He is an Electronics & Telecom Engineer. He has also completed a Postgraduate diploma from Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) which is an Autonomous Scientific Society of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, of the Government of India.

He has worked with MNCs like Samsung Mobile, Reliance Jio and Electronics Arts (EA Mobile Games) before Joining Vodafone (_VOIS). He is a Tech Speaker & Blogger. He has represented many testing conferences, forums and published several white papers with respect to test automation benefiting test automation & QA community.

Sujay Asre is a Developer Advocate with 13+ years of software development experience. He currently works as a hands-on Development Manager at Amazon, Pune. Prior to Amazon, I have worked with Amadeus, SAP-Ariba and GE. Sujay is passionate about building Reactive Microservices architecture. He frequently talks about these topics at many internal and external forums. He loves mentoring fresh graduates on these topics. When he is not at work, he is happy cycling away to good health amidst the Pune traffic. You can connect with Sujay on Linked In at

Sujay has a Bachelor of Electronics Engineering degree from Government College of Engineering, Sangli.

I Strongly Believe in “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change”.

Aditya Garg is an Agile and DevOps coach and loves taking test automation and DevOps solutioning work. He is a ServiceNow enthusiast and loves everything about the tool. Aditya did his Master of Business administration from UMASS Lowell and has a passion for community work. He keeps on taking training/coaching session for agile testing alliance community. He also loves curating and running conferences and meetups