Ron Wilson is the Director of Quality Engineering at United Guaranty. He is responsible for developing and implementing Quality Engineering across the IT organization. Ron is currently partnering with Cigniti to mature the test automation practice. Ron firmly believes in motivating and inspiring his team to drive process improvements and reduce costs through automation.
Ron has more than 20 years of experience, including extensive management experience within Quality Engineering. His expertise includes helping stand up Quality Engineering organizations from the ground up and implementation of best practices to achieve the highest results of quality possible. Ron set the standard for conversions and successfully been involved transformational programs which resulted in consolidation of 8 million customers into CenturyLink’s billing platform. His career also includes a wide variety of experience in additional sectors including healthcare, insurance, government, and finance. Ron has previously worked in companies which include: Alfa Insurance, CenturyLink, EDS, CACI, and SAIC.
Ron established a test automation team at CenturyLink and has produced ROI numbers that are unmatched within the industry. His constant drive to improve test automation resulted in 95% test automation execution. In addition, during his time at CenturyLink, Ron established an enterprise performance team which resulted in no performance outages in production due to a code or data conversion migration.
Ron firmly believes education is a critical aspect of personal development. He has an EMBA from Louisiana Tech University, a Master of Arts Degree in Christian Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Bachelors of Science in Management Information Systems from University of South Carolina. He also has the following certifications: CSM, ISTQB Foundation, and ISTQB Advanced Test Manager.
Ron enjoys helping others understand more about software testing and has built a website which focuses on software testing located at www.QARevolution.com. He has participated in all LIQE events and is looking forward to attending in meeting others who are passionate about Quality Engineering.