Alon Linetzki, Founder and CEO of QualityWize™, has been in the SW engineering, Quality Assurance and Testing for the last three decades, supporting organizations in improving their quality, development and testing processes, increasing R&D ROI, and implementing good practices in context uniquely tailored to customer’s business and engineering needs.
In last years, Alon serves as an Agile Coach, supporting companies in their Agile Transformation, and implementing good SW engineering practices while so.
He is a certified agile scrum master, certified system analyst, certified ISTQB® Advanced Level Test Analyst & Test Manager, certified Lead Quality Auditor (ISO-9000), Certified CMMi Quality Engineer, TMMi Assessor (pending), and more. He has experience working in the – Telecom, Military, Insurance, Banking & Finance and Medical domains. Alon is also an experienced Personal Communication & Presentation Skills Coach with Dale Carnegie® program.
Alon was the co-author of the ISTQB® Foundation Level Agile Tester certification syllabus, and is now co-author of the ISTQB® Advanced Level Agile Technical certification syllabus.
He has co-founded ITCB® (the ISTQB® Israeli branch), where he serves voluntarily as Vice president and marketing director. Alon is also the ISTQB® worldwide Marketing WG Chair. He has founded and is the chair of the Sigist Israel forum (Special interest group in SW testing in Israel). Alon is the chair of the new Agile Management Challenges forum in Israel.
Alon has written many workshops and courses over the years, both ISTQB® certification related (ISTQB® Certified Agile Tester, and more) and other uniquely design (i.e. Optimizing Test Design Using Tools, Practical Risk Based Testing, Root Cause Analysis Techniques, Personal communication and presentation skills, Measurements and Metrics for making good Quality Decisions, and more). So far, coaching more than 3,000 students in his career.
Served in the military as an officer (computer core), and released as a Major. Educated in Bar Ilan university, where he got his B.Sc. in Statistics, and later at COMAS where he graduated the MBA program (Cum Laude).
A popular speaker at international conferences and events, where he shares his ideas and experience with professionals and managers worldwide. He is publishing regularly in the Testing World magazine in Israel, and other magazines around the world. From time to time, Alon is invited by the SCE University to speak about Industry hot quality, SW engineering and testing topics to 1st and 2nd degree students. Alon has been a program committee member of the SCE ‘Academia meets Industry’ National conference (this year on IoT and Security & Cyber) and continues to serve in that position.