Amadou is an experienced IT executive, his experience incorporates software quality assurance as well as analysis and evaluation of business processes and applications. Amadou has led major and large complex engagements for AT&T, Cox Communications, Cigna, CVS, Lowes, Home Depot, Cingular, etc... He functions as a strategic software test architect. Amadou has a strong knowledge of QA processes, methodologies, strategic and tactical planning for software quality testing, IT transformation and Agile testing solutions. Among others my specialties are: Software Testing methodologies, Test organisations implementation, QA assessment and strategies Business process testing and optimization, Organizational business assurance IT Quality Assurance and Business Alignment SQA Program Management, IT Governance Testing Services, COE On Shore / Off-Shore Implementation, Test Automation and Performance, Best Practices and Process Improvements, Release and Deployment Management, AGILE / Scrum methodology. Amadou attended American Intercontinental and Yale University. He has published articles on Testing and holds an MBA in Global Technology Management and is completing a PhD in Information Systems. He is currently the Vice President of Consulting Services at CTE, an IT firm based out of Atlanta, GA.