Alex is the Founder and CEO of QA Consultants, North America’s largest independent Quality Assurance and Testing company with 100% North American services. He was one of the first to treat quality assurance as a field of its own, and his enduring contribution to the field has been to establish software testing as a specific skill set. Under his leadership, QA Consultants has grown from a groundbreaking idea into a North American software quality engineering market leader. This includes a dedicated quality engineering R&D Team (Emerging Tech practice) that invests in solution development for solving complex quality engineering challenges for our customers such as the application of model-based software quality projects, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Autonomous Vehicles (land, air, and marine), and Robotics. Alex is an acknowledged innovator and thought leader in the software quality assurance and testing industry and is recognized as an expert in his field by the Quality Assurance Institute (QAI) of Canada. He is a frequent speaker at quality assurance conferences on subjects such as IT Re-shoring, QA Best Practices, IT Governance and QA Test Centers of Excellence.