|EDISON, NJ - Tekmark Global Solutions, one of the largest privately held providers of information technology, communications, and consulting services to companies worldwide, today announced that Keith Klain has joined the company to lead Tekmark's Software Quality Management practice.
Across the IT domain, the Systems Delivery Life Cycle (SDLC) is undergoing dramatic change. As our customers embrace the movement to mobile, digital, and cloud, they are transforming the way they design and deliver projects. Traditional structured methods for software development and testing are being replaced by Agile and DevOps approaches. "We're seeing an increasing need from our customers for consulting, training, and staff to assist them in evolving their Quality Assurance and Testing functions to be more responsive to the faster pace of the market today", commented Guy DelGrande, Tekmark's CEO. "Appointing Keith to lead our software quality practice reinforces our commitment to enable our customers to remain competitive."
Keith brings 20 years of software testing experience, and is a leading expert in implementing agile software testing methods at scale to enterprise technology. He's led global testing and quality assurance organizations at Barclays, Citigroup, and UBS with tours of duty in the USA, London, and Singapore.
Throughout his career, Keith has worked with non-profits, building training and mentoring programs to promote diversity in technology and on-shoring careers in technology. Keith has been a featured speaker at numerous industry conferences including STP Con, CAST, and STePIN. Keith recently presented the keynote at Techwell's STAREAST conference on improving the value of your software testing approach and aligning it to your business objectives. Keith was also recognized in 2013 with the Software Test Professionals Luminary Award for his progressive approach to testing methodologies and evangelism of the contribution of testers in creating business value.
Keith's outsourcing center will be hosted in Tekmark's Software Engineering and Solutions Center located in Red Bank, New Jersey and other locations across North America.
As one of the longest standing privately held technology and telecom solutions providers in the world, Tekmark Global Solutions delivers innovative, cost-effective, and results-driven solutions to help our clients excel in their respective marketplace. Our client rolodex is vast, and includes a broad range of Fortune 100 and 500 companies in telecommunications, financial services, technology, insurance, health care, pharmaceutical, internet product and services, as well as state and city government agencies. What sets us apart? 35 years of know-how, consistency, integrity, and delivery.