Manikandan Rajappa has more than 15 years of experience in quality assurance and system testing in the software industry across publishing, media, finance and healthcare domains. He has improved quality programs, reduced defects and improved overall efficiency. QA leader with a proven track record of strategic QA vision and close familiarity with the automated test tools, concepts and quality management. Highly adept at developing and implementing test strategies, operational procedures and methodologies to support development and release of business applications. Able to train, lead and motivate effective cross functional teams. Possess the ability to interest and convince others when changes are required. Acted as a focal point and leader to all quality related programs.