QASymphony Forms Advisory Board

Advisory Board Brings 100+ Years of Technology Experience to Guide QASymphony's Growth

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Nov 4, 2014) - QASymphony, the leading provider of testing software for Agile developers and testers, today announced the formation of its inaugural Advisory Board of distinguished executives with backgrounds in technology, financial services, and venture capital.

"As an innovative, fast growing company we are extremely fortunate to gather insights from this group of highly skilled and experienced technology leaders and entrepreneurs," said David Keil, CEO, QASymphony. "This group of leaders collectively brings more than 100 years of expertise in finance, sales leadership, operations, software technology and venture capital to QASymphony and they will be instrumental as we move forward to the next level of growth and maturity."

The QASymphony Advisory Board members include Doug Curling, Jon Hallett, Keith Klain and Andrew Somoza.

Doug Curling is currently Managing Principal for New Kent Capital and New Kent Consulting, a private investment company and a business advisory services firm, respectively. New Kent Consulting is comprised of former ChoicePoint Inc. executives who work with public and private corporations and private equity firms. Curling was previously ChoicePoint President, COO & Director. During his tenure the company completed 34 acquisitions, grew from $430 million to $1 billion in revenue, and was sold to Reed Elsevier in 2008 for $4.3 billion. Curling serves on the Board of CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX) and a number of private company boards and advisory boards including Social Intelligence, Teach Privacy, Vehcon, and kidslink.

Jon Hallett brings thirty years of entrepreneurship, investment and chairman experience to the table. He serves on numerous boards and is presently Chairman for data center management software vendor Stratacloud. Hallett is also Board Director for CloudTags, Chairman of Salesfusion, and Executive Chairman of BetterCloud. Hallett is involved at the Board level with Cloud Sherpas, and is a director at Hallett Capital. He was Executive Chairman for Northridge Systems for eleven years before it was acquired by Perficient.

Keith Klain is currently the CEO of Doran Jones Testing. With over twenty years of multinational experience in enterprise-wide testing programs, Klain built global test teams for financial services and IT consulting firms in the US, UK, and Asia Pacific. He designed the Per Scholas STEP program, and has been instrumental in its growth and continued expansion. He is a current member of the Board of Directors for the Association for Software Testing and was the recipient of the 2013 Software Test Professionals Luminary award. Klain joined Doran Jones from Barclays, where he ran the Global Test Center of over 1,700 resources. 

Andrew Somoza, former CSO of AchieveIt and Co-Founder/VP of Sales at Vendormate, is now the Chief Sales Officer at Voxa. Somoza has a long track record of growing early stage tech startups into successful companies. A proven entrepreneur, he has over fifteen years of experience in sales leadership and business development. Prior to AchieveIt and Vendormate, Somoza held various sales management positions with Lancope, Borland Software Corporation and Starbase Corporation.

About QASymphony
QASymphony's test management and agile testing solutions help teams create better software. With QASymphony's tools businesses can accelerate testing to keep up with the pace of today's development to ensure that productivity gains from agile development are matched with the oversight, visibility and control required to build quality software. Empowering quality software at companies such as Adobe, Barclays, BetterCloud, ExactTarget (Salesforce Marketing Cloud) and Vonage, QASymphony enables teams to communicate and collaborate faster, bringing visibility and control back to the development and testing lifecycle. The company is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.


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