Registration/ Morning Refreshments
Welcome address- Sandra De Zoysa, Group Chief Customer Officer
7 Years of Appium: Lessons Learned Created a Successful Open Source Project
Dan Cuellar
  • Dan Cuellar (Founder of Appium)

    Dan Cuellar

    Founder of Appium

    Dan Cuellar is the creator of the open source mobile automation framework Appium, and an experienced software engineering and quality assurance manager. Previously, he headed the test organisation at Shazam in London and Zoosk in San Francisco, and worked as a software engineer on Microsoft Outlook for Mac, and other products in the Microsoft Office suite. He is an advocate of open source technologies and technical software testing. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, with a minor in Music Technology, from the world-renowned School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.

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Digital Transformation
Rainer Deutschmann
  • Rainer Deutschmann (Group Chief Operating Officer at Dialog Axiata PLC)

    Rainer Deutschmann

    Group Chief Operating Officer at Dialog Axiata PLC

    Rainer has designed, built and run telecommunication and digital businesses for the last 20 years in mature and emerging markets. His experience spans start-ups and large public multinationals, in senior executive, CxO and non-executive board roles.

    At McKinsey, Rainer helped high-tech, banking and telco clients to embrace digital technologies, while at Deutsche Telekom he built and led DT’s core product portfolio across 14 European markets, serving 90 million customers and 30 million households. As Chief Product and Innovation Officer at Reliance Jio in India, Rainer was responsible for setting up Jio's business units and for leading the commercial launch program to acquire the initial 100 million customers in 170 days, soon to become the world’s largest data network and India’s leading digital services provider. Currently, as Group COO, Rainer is responsible for Dialog Axiata’s businesses, corporate strategy and M&A, driving the digital transformation of Sri Lanka’s leading telco, pay TV and digital services player into an analytics and data driven agile company.

    Passionate about technology, Rainer advises and invests in digital telco, analytics, fintech and blockchain companies. He serves as Non-Executive Director at rain, South Africa’s digital mobile network operator. He holds a doctoral degree (Dr. rer. nat.) in Physics from the University of Technology Munich and worked as a computation and neuroscience researcher at California Institute of Technology (Caltech) / USA.

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A path to an Enchanting experience: Testing for UI & UX
Manoj Kumar
  • Manoj Kumar (Lead Technical Specialist & Evangelist at Applitools)

    Manoj Kumar

    Lead Technical Specialist & Evangelist at Applitools

    Manoj is a Lead Technical Specialist and Evangelist at Applitools, a Selenium committer and a member of the project leadership committee.
    He is an open-source enthusiast and has contributed to different libraries that shall help test the apps better with libraries like Selenium, ngWebDriver, Serenity and Protractor. He is also the author of a Selenium blog AssertSelenium and an Accessibility enthusiast.

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Tea Break
Panel Discussion
Dan CuellarRainer DeutschmannManoj Kumar
  • Dan Cuellar (Founder of Appium)

    Dan Cuellar

    Founder of Appium

    Dan Cuellar is the creator of the open source mobile automation framework Appium, and an experienced software engineering and quality assurance manager. Previously, he headed the test organisation at Shazam in London and Zoosk in San Francisco, and worked as a software engineer on Microsoft Outlook for Mac, and other products in the Microsoft Office suite. He is an advocate of open source technologies and technical software testing. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, with a minor in Music Technology, from the world-renowned School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.

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  • Rainer Deutschmann (Group Chief Operating Officer at Dialog Axiata PLC)

    Rainer Deutschmann

    Group Chief Operating Officer at Dialog Axiata PLC

    Rainer has designed, built and run telecommunication and digital businesses for the last 20 years in mature and emerging markets. His experience spans start-ups and large public multinationals, in senior executive, CxO and non-executive board roles.

    At McKinsey, Rainer helped high-tech, banking and telco clients to embrace digital technologies, while at Deutsche Telekom he built and led DT’s core product portfolio across 14 European markets, serving 90 million customers and 30 million households. As Chief Product and Innovation Officer at Reliance Jio in India, Rainer was responsible for setting up Jio's business units and for leading the commercial launch program to acquire the initial 100 million customers in 170 days, soon to become the world’s largest data network and India’s leading digital services provider. Currently, as Group COO, Rainer is responsible for Dialog Axiata’s businesses, corporate strategy and M&A, driving the digital transformation of Sri Lanka’s leading telco, pay TV and digital services player into an analytics and data driven agile company.

    Passionate about technology, Rainer advises and invests in digital telco, analytics, fintech and blockchain companies. He serves as Non-Executive Director at rain, South Africa’s digital mobile network operator. He holds a doctoral degree (Dr. rer. nat.) in Physics from the University of Technology Munich and worked as a computation and neuroscience researcher at California Institute of Technology (Caltech) / USA.

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  • Manoj Kumar (Lead Technical Specialist & Evangelist at Applitools)

    Manoj Kumar

    Lead Technical Specialist & Evangelist at Applitools

    Manoj is a Lead Technical Specialist and Evangelist at Applitools, a Selenium committer and a member of the project leadership committee.
    He is an open-source enthusiast and has contributed to different libraries that shall help test the apps better with libraries like Selenium, ngWebDriver, Serenity and Protractor. He is also the author of a Selenium blog AssertSelenium and an Accessibility enthusiast.

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Networking Lunch
Guest Speech
Presenting tokens of appreciation
Vote of Thanks