Our trainers have a sound and specialised education with years of experience in the area of software education. Parallel to working as trainers, they also work in projects corresponding to the subject, which they teach. For that reason, they can illustrate the lecture content with many practical examples. Here is an excerpt from our expert staff:

The imbus team of trainers for Europe

André Baumann

Co-founder and managing director of imbus Rheinland GmbH. Over 35 years of project experience in the design, implementation and QA of complex enterprise applications. Trainer, consultant and coach in the field of SW-QS. Author of ISTQB® training courses and numerous articles on OOAD, e-business and software quality assurance.

Arne Becher

Head of the imbus Academy. Many years' experience as a senior consultant for software quality assurance and testing, focusing on test design, management and automation, as well as auditing and process improvement. More than 20 years' experience as a trainer for ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation and Advanced Level courses. Participation in working groups of the German Testing Board.

Dr. Ricarda Dormeyer

Senior consultant and trainer for software testing, test tool design, document review and verification. Development of training courses for ISTQB® Certified Tester Advanced Level and customer specific training. Lecturer for Software Testing at the Technical University of Nuremberg.

Dr. Klaudia Dussa-Zieger

Head of Consulting at imbus. Senior Consultant for Test Management and Test Process Improvement. Trainer for ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation and Advanced Level. iNTACSTM Principal Assessor for Automotive SPICE. Lecturer for software testing at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Chairwoman of the DIN working committee "System and Software Engineering". Contributor to the test standard ISO/IEC/IEEE 29119.

Klaus Erlenbach

Senior Consultant and trainer with the main focus of ISTQB® Advanced Level and CAST. More than 25 years of experience as a software developer, software tester and consultant with the core competences of data transmission protocols, test automation, TPI and SPICE in the fields of automotive, medical technology, process control and remote control technology.

Sabine Gschwandtner

Senior consultant, trainer and coach for software testing. Involvement in development and test projects in different industries in test management, development, design, specification and implementation of tests. Creation and implementation of training material and customized trainings.

Michael Heller

Consultant for test and SW quality, trainer, assessments for test process analysis and improvement. Responsible for the further development of the consulting and solution about agile testing. More than 15 years of experience as strategic consultant for the implementation of standard software and as a product owner.

Christian Kupfer

Senior Test Management Consultant. Test Manager and Software Testing Trainer. Extensive experience in embedded HW/SW development, test and test automation in the automotive and medical sectors.

Richard Obermeier

Senior Consultant Software Quality Management for major projects and international teams, product and development manager as well as trainer for software testing. Many years of experience in infrastructure management, virtualization, performance management, system engineer and architect. Conception and realization of keyword-based test automation.

Arnd Pehl

Arnd Pehl Senior consultant and trainer for quality assurance, system and acceptance tests, test management, test automation, basics of IT security and requirements engineering. Planning, management and execution of system tests for large medical devices. Process consulting and requirements engineering. ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 audit support.

René Rohner

Consultant for software testing, trainer and author of trainings for the test management tool imbus TestBench. Years of experience as a tester, test manager and team leader in the security industry. Planning and implementation of integrated test management solutions.

Dr. Gerhard Runze

Senior Consultant for Embedded Systems, AI and Agile Testing. Team and Project Manager, Development Engineer, Test Manager, Senior Scrum Coach and Software / AI Testing Trainer. Extensive experience in embedded HW/SW specification, algorithm design, implementation, testing and test automation of mobile telecom platforms.

Dr. Carsten Weise

Senior consultant and trainer for SW testing specialised on test management and embedded testing. With many years of experience as test manager, expertise in the field of test automation, testing of mobile devices, distributed real-time systems, symbolic testing. Consultant for QA of embedded systems. Program committee of international testing conferences.

Training partners of the imbus academy

Isaac Ames

Owner of Ames Consulting, over 20 years' experience as a senior consultant, trainer and project manager in the areas of project, product, requirements and process management as well as software testing and tender support, specialising in the insurance, banking, healthcare and public sectors. Member of the federal association "Die KMU-Berater" (the SME Consultants).

Dirk Möller

Many years of experience in the software testing environment. Including 20 years as an external consultant in the roles of test analyst, test automation and test management. Internal test manager for the management and coordination of an external test team. Trainer for ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation, IT coordination, project management and soft skill topics for professionals in the IT sector.

Our trainers in North America

Sammy Kolluru

President of imbus Canada Corporation and Principal Consultant, specializing in agile project management and test process improvement. Over a decade of rich experience in agile software testing and quality assurance. Trainer for ISTQB® Certified Tester syllabus and Certified Agile Tester. Past member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Software Testing Board and was member of the agile working group of ISTQB®.

Rex Black

Over 30 years of software and systems engineering experience, Rex Black is President of RBCS, a testing leader, providing consulting, training, and expert services. Rex is one of the most prolific authors in the field of software testing and has served as Chairman of the ISTQB® and ASTQB®. He has co-authored many ISTQB® syllabi and has chaired the Agile Working Group, the Advanced Test Manager Working Group and the Expert Test Manager Working Group.

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