Vipul Kocher is an ex-Adobe engineer and IIT alumnus with a 25-year experience in Software Development and Testing industry. Besides being the creator of AiU – the world’s first AI testing certification, DoU - DevOps united and others, Vipul is also President of the Indian Testing – ISTQB Board, Convener of STeP-IN forum and National Convener of Indic Academy, to name a few.
He is the founder of TestAIng - world’s first AI focused testing services company and Verity software – a training company. Vipul co-founded and ran PureTesting, a hugely successful and recognized testing services company from 2004 to 2012 and sold it to start SALT (School of Applied Learning in Testing) – a skill assessment and upskilling company.
Vipul’s testing experience involves all phases of testing, performing manual as well as automated tests, writing unit and integration testing harnesses, writing performance testing tools as well as performance test execution.
He was one of the first accredited TMMi Assessor. He has led and participated in many test process consulting assignments both, formal (TMMi) and informal.
He has won several awards including the best paper award at STAREast 2006 and the Logica CMG Triple Star Award for the most original contribution at EuroStar 2005. He has been a Keynote speaker at many testing conferences worldwide.
Vipul invented Q-Patterns, a method of capturing testing knowledge and writing reusable test cases. This method is being used by various organizations across the world. He is also the inventor of Linguistic Analysis technique for identification of large number of tests from minimal documentation in shortest time possible.
Vipul loves conducting trainings. He has deep experience of training methods, technology and the human factors. His knowledge of standards like ISO 29119, ASPICE, ISO 26262 has enabled him to deliver advance testing trainings for various industries such as pharma, gaming (gambling), automotive, finance and others.