Andy is Magenic Technologies’ national practice lead for quality assurance and testing. Magenic is a development and testing consultancy headquartered in the Twin Cities, and with offices around the country. He has been involved in the testing industry for over 17 years, working on a variety of technical testing tasks, including automation and performance testing. He is a frequent and popular speaker, giving talks on technical aspects of software testing at both the local and national levels. He co-founded the Twin Cities Test Automation Group (TCTAG), a bimonthly user group designed to foster the community of software automation engineers in the Twin Cities. Andy’s writings can be found on his own blog (http://testerthoughts.com) and occasionally on Magenic’s corporate blog (http://magenic.com/Blog). He also tweets at @andytinkham and can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.