Digital Dialogues - Fireside Chat

Re-imagine DevOps and Continuous Testing with a Unified Enterprise Test Execution Environment


Meet The Experts

Dominique Raviart

IT Services Practice Director, NelsonHall

Dominique is an industry analyst and IT Services Practice Director at NelsonHall, with global responsibility for IT Services research programs. He covers IT Services research in application services, software testing, big data & analytics, and IoT and has been part of NelsonHall’s IT Services analyst team since 2007, providing comprehensive and insightful coverage of global IT services markets. He is widely known for his extensive knowledge and coverage of software testing. Dominique assists both buy-side and vendor organizations in assessing opportunities and supplier capability across IT service lines.

Dominique Raviart

Maneesh Sharma

COO, LambdaTest

Maneesh Sharma is the Chief Operating Officer at LambdaTest, leading the company’s GTM growth and operations. Passionate about technology and software innovation, Maneesh has over 24 years of experience in the industry.

Before LambdaTest, Maneesh was the Country Head and General Manager of GitHub India, making it the world’s fastest-growing developer market for GitHub. Maneesh has held a number of leadership positions at leading technology companies, including Adobe and SAP, and he was also the JAVA Ambassador at Sun Microsystems, where he drove developer engagement across APAC.

An avid reader, in 2005 Maneesh founded India’s first online book library – BookMeABook – to make it easy for people from all walks of life, to keep their passion for reading alive. Maneesh is active in the startup ecosystem as an investor, advisor, and above all, a sounding board for entrepreneurs.

Currently, he also sits on the Training Advisory Board of the All India Management Association (AIMA) as well as NASSCOM 10000 Startups Warehouse Steering Committee, Noida.

Maneesh holds an MBA degree from IIM Bangalore and a B.E. in Electronics and Communications from the National Institute of Technology, Surat.

Maneesh Sharma

Raghuram Krovvidy

Chief Delivery Officer, Cigniti

Raghuram Krovvidy is the President & Global Head of Delivery, Innovation, Practices & Offering Management at Cigniti Technologies. As a seasoned veteran leader with 25+ years of experience, he has held different leadership positions in the areas of Digital Engineering & Quality Assurance, Project & Program Management, and has helped several Fortune 500 and Global 2000 companies to accelerate & assure their digital transformation journeys.

Prior to joining Cigniti, Raghu held leadership positions with Accenture, AppLabs, IRIS Digital & NIIT, setting up large teams, building Quality Engineering leadership, and managing global testing practices. Raghu is an active & influential speaker at different conferences, including Digital Dialogues, STC, TestWest, and more.

Raghuram Krovvidy

Sairam Vedam

Chief Marketing Officer at Cigniti

Sairam oversees the planning and execution of the organization’s strategic marketing programs, develops the long-term charter towards our digital play, and helps enhance Cigniti’s mindshare as a preferred services provider and thought leader amongst our customers, partners, analysts, media, investors, influencers and employees. He is an award-winning, global marketing, branding, corporate strategy, and digital engineering industry thought leader. Sairam brings over 23 years of experience with a deep understanding of technologies, solutions, and IP-led solutions. He was recognized and awarded by BBC Knowledge Series, CMO Asia, World Marketing Congress, and Enterprise IT, Paul Writer from 2014-2021 for demonstrating impactful global marketing leadership consistently and was an external advisor with Bain & Company.

Sairam was earlier the global CMO at Innominds, where he successfully re-positioned the brand from being an ISV-centric product engineering services player to a platform-led AI-first enterprise-focused digital engineering and transformation services provider. Prior to Innominds, he was the global CMO of, a market leader in the enterprise conversational AI platform space. Prior to, in his first stint at Cigniti from 2021-17, he held the role of VP and Global Head of Marketing and Inside Sales. Prior to this, he held senior roles at Pramati, Imaginea (acquired by Accenture) Apere (acquired by Citrix), CTO’s office at CA Technologies, and HCL Technologies.

Sairam Vedam

Why Should You Watch The Fireside Chat?

Businesses today expect top-notch software to be delivered at lightning speed. To achieve this they are incorporating DevOps practices to accelerate their software development and Continuous Testing practices to test early and test often to provide quality software. However, in many organizations, DevOps and Continuous Testing are implemented using separate tools and environments, leading to inefficiencies, delays, and increased costs.

To overcome these challenges, a unified enterprise test execution environment can be re-imagined to streamline and optimize the DevOps and Continuous Testing processes. A unified environment brings together all the necessary tools, resources, and processes required for testing in a single, integrated platform. This environment enables seamless collaboration between development, operations, and testing teams, and provides end-to-end visibility into the testing process. It enables organizations to deliver high-quality software faster and with fewer defects, leading to better customer satisfaction, increased competitive advantage, and improved business outcomes.

In This Digital Dialogue Fireside Chat, the Panelists Will Delve upon –

  1. Addressing challenges in enterprise test execution environments – Complexity, Security, and Scalability
  2. Building a Just In Time Test Orchestration (JITTO) environment for confidently executing your tests in your DevOps pipeline
  3. Coming up with customized strategies for at-scale test execution for enterprises
  4. Simplifying testing landscape for enterprises – the Cigniti and LambdaTest way