With more than eighteen years of experience in the IT industry, Julie Gardiner has spent time as an analyst programmer, Oracle DBA, and project manager. She has first-hand experience as a test analyst, test team leader, test consultant, and test manager. At Grove Consultants, Julie provides consultancy and training in all aspects of testing, specializing in risk-based testing, agile testing, test management, and people issues. She is a certified ScrumMaster. Julie won best presentation at STAREAST 2007 and 2005; best presentation at BCS SIGiST 2005; and best tutorial at EuroSTAR 2006.