Vice President, Innovation
Ashwin Palaparthi is the Vice President, Innovation at AppLabs, the world’s largest software testing and quality management company. Ashwin joined AppLabs after his company ValueMinds, was acquired by AppLabs. This is his second stint with AppLabs. He moved out of AppLabs while serving as an AVP/Principal Architect to start his own venture ValueMinds. As the Founder / Chief Architect of ValueMinds Ashwin lead the development of many award-winning testing tools including the well known TestersDesk.com (™) a free community based tool for test design and test data generation helping quality and testing professionals globally.
Ashwin has over 18 years of experience in IT/logistics business. Ashwin started his career in 1992, and spent 7 years running a courier/logistics firm in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India before he entered IT. A Self taught programmer, Ashwin has worked in various positions in renowned companies handling technology solutions and presales in Software Testing and has successfully managed several complex testing projects and architected customized test harnesses for his customers. Ashwin is deeply passionate about Product Innovation, Test Engineering, Software Architecture, Teaching and Music.