Shamim Ahmed

Shamim is currently the CTO for Continuous Delivery (CD) business unit at CA Technologies, where he is responsible for innovating DevOps solutions using CA’s industry leading technologies. His key focus areas include: “model-based everything” in Continuous Delivery (specifically model-based requirements, testing, deployment, release, test data and services) and new-age application architectures such as microservices. Prior to joining CA, Shamim was the lead for Digital Assurance, QA product and platforms, and other emerging quality engineering and testing solutions at Cognizant Technologies. He was responsible for innovating “Quality Intelligence” solution – a framework for smarter QA by leveraging the power of big data analytics, autonomics and cognitive sciences. Prior to Cognizant, Shamim was CTO for ALM solutions in HP Software where he has lead the development of enterprise solutions such as Mobility, DevOps and scaled agility. He also leads HP Services’ ALM consulting and application testing business. While at HP, he has also lead the architecture and development of enterprise software systems. Shamim holds two US patents, has been awarded the “Innovator of the year” award at HP, authored several technical publications and has a passion for customer delight. His industry experience has been in the areas of Telecom, Oil and Gas, Automotive, Financial Services and e-Commerce. Shamim holds graduate degrees in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, and a Bachelor of Technology from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.

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