Tester / Thinker
Alan Page began his career as a tester in 1993. He joined Microsoft in 1995, and is currently a Principal SDET on the Office Lync team. In his career at Microsoft, Alan has worked on several versions of Windows, Internet Explorer, Windows CE, and has functioned as Microsoft’s Director of Test Excellence. Alan is a frequent speaker at industry testing conferences, a board member of the Seattle Area Software Quality Assurance Group (SASQAG), and occasionally publishes articles on testing and quality in testing and software engineering magazines. Alan frequently writes about testing on his blog (http://angryweasel.com/blog), was the lead author on How We Test Software at Microsoft (Microsoft Press, 2008), and contributed a chapter on large-scale test automation to Beautiful Testing (O’Reilly Press, 2009).