The organizers have five main responsibilities:

  1. Organize workshop sessions and set the topic for each one.
  2. Review papers and select participants.
  3. Participate in workshop sessions themselves, when feasible.
  4. Inform members by periodic communications.
  5. Help represent IWST in the Indianapolis community.

Current IWST Organizers

Sreekala Kalidindi:

Sreekala Kalidindi is currently a QA / Release Manager and Scrum Master at WebLink International, an Association Membership Software Company. Sree has been testing computer software for the past 6 years. Contact Sree at sreekala.kalidindi@gmail.com or by phone at 317-663-9458.

Michael Kelly:

Mike Kelly is currently a partner at Developer Town, a venture development firm. He's a former president and director for the Association for Software Testing. Mike also writes and speaks about topics in software testing. You can find most of his articles and blog on his website www.MichaelDKelly.com. Contact Mike at mike@michaeldkelly.com.

Mike Goempel:

Mike Goempel is currently the Software Testing Discipline Lead for Fusion Alliance, an Indianapolis-based consulting company. He has 13 years of experience testing computer software in multiple vertical markets. He is currently the Treasurer for the Association for Software Testing. Mike has spent the past two years managing large testing projects. Contact Mike at mgoempel@fusionalliance.com.

Past IWST Organizers

Over the last few years, the following people have helped greatly with organization and facilitation:

  • Andrew Andrada 
  • Charles Penn 
  • Natalie Mego

IWST Founders

Michael Kelly (IWST Co-Founder):

Mike is currently a partner at Developer Town, a venture development firm. He's a former president and director for the Association for Software Testing. Mike also writes and speaks about topics in software testing. You can find most of his articles and blog on his website www.MichaelDKelly.com. Contact Mike at mike@michaeldkelly.com.

Dana Spears (IWST Co-Founder):

Dana has several years experience in software testing and quality assurance, leading testing efforts, and most currently - establishing quality assurance processes and practices at the enterprise level. Dana is a member of the Context-Driven School of Software Testing, she has participated, organized, and attended testing conferences locally and nationally.