Rik MarselisRik Marselis has more than 40 years of experience in systems development and quality and testing. He is currently a Principal Quality Consultant at Sogeti in the Netherlands. He is a fellow of Sogeti’s R&D network SogetiLabs. He has been a member of the Belgium and Netherlands Testing Qualifications Board (BNTQB) for several years and contributed to many ISTQB® syllabi.

He has assisted multiple organizations in establishing and improving their quality & testing approach, setting up their quality & test organization, and he has acted as a Quality Coach, QA Consultant, Test Manager, and Quality Supervisor.

He is a well-appreciated presenter at events that include the A4Q Congress 2021, EuroSTAR (multiple years), Scottish Testing Group 2021, Test & Quality Summit 2020, TestNet 2020-2019, Testing United 2020, Testing Portugal 2019, Expo:QA 2019, Test:Fest 2019, and numerous other conferences throughout Europe and beyond. He has also been the program committee chair for several. In addition, in 2019 he was named an honorary member of TestNet (after being a board member for 9 years, of which 5 years chair).

Rik is a very experienced trainer (ISTQB®, TMAP, TPI, Exploration, Agile, DevOps, and much more). He publishes papers, podcasts, videos, and books including “Quality for DevOps teams” (2020). He is the Chair of the TMAP Special Interest Group.