Hyderabad, India, January 20, 2015: Cigniti Technologies, North America’s largest independent software testing services company, has expanded its management team by appointing Pradeep Govindasamy as its Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
Pradeep was with Cognizant for 15 years and was one of the earliest members of its testing services practice. He held several QA leadership roles in Cognizant and was head of QA for retail practice and in-charge of the R&D team in his last assignment. Pradeep will be based in Irving, Dallas and will closely work with Cigniti’s leadership team in North America.
Pradeep possesses unique experience around Quality Engineering and has strong expertise in setting up Testing Center of Excellence around test management, automation, digital commerce, mobility, SOA and functional testing. He has done extensive business development and established more than twenty 500-member teams. He was a keynote speaker in several conferences including STAREAST, STARWEST, Swiss Testing Day, HP Discover and EuroSTAR covering topics such as mobile, automation, test data management and tools and published several whitepapers. He has won many awards and accolades for the tools and best practices that he developed.
Sanjay Jupudi, President of Cigniti Inc said, “We are excited to have Pradeep joining Cigniti. His technology leadership, strong understanding of QA / testing and vast experience in the industry would help us offer innovative, future ready and superior IP led testing services / solutions to our clients in North America.”
Speaking on the occasion, Pradeep said, “ I am very excited to be part of the global leadership team at Cigniti. “We are working on newer QA / testing capabilities that will further strengthen Cigniti’s IP Led Testing services and offerings that will help our clients stay ahead in their business.”