ATA Pune Chapter is one of the largest community of agile testers in Pune. This page is dedicated to all the activities and the events organized by Agile Testing Alliance and DevOps++ Alliance organized in Pune region. ATA organizes meetups as a part of the community initiative. The first ATA Pune Meetup was held on 7th December, 2013. ATA organizes certification programs on master agile testing (CP-MAT), selenium automation testing (CP-SAT) etc in Pune.

Details for these programs are on below urls

For more information on Agile Testing Alliance and DevOps++ Alliance, please visit the following URL’s
Agile Testing Alliance :
DevOps++ Alliance :


Amol Deshpande


Sanjay Upadhyay


Maya Pillai


Yogesh Khairnar


Kiran Kannure


Abhay Kumar Singh


Anand Khot


Kanchan Patil


Varun Deshpande


Akshay Patil


Himani Yadav


Payal Khiradkar


Aditya Deshpande


Sumit Mundhada


Rohit Palli


Ganesh Khairnar


Dhananjay Deshpande


Jyoti Shah


Neeraj Kulkarni


Yogesh Bande


Avishkar Nikale


Rituraj Patil


Amit Kumar Tiwari



ATA Pune 18th Meetup Introduction Presentation from Agile Testing Alliance

Testing with Bots - ATA Pune 18th Meetup from Agile Testing Alliance

AI Systems Validation - ATA Pune 18th Meetup from Agile Testing Alliance

ATA Pune 16th Meetup - Introduction from Agile Testing Alliance

BigData Testing by Shreya Pal from Saama Technologies

IoT and Raspberry Pi with Live Demo from Agile Testing Alliance

Machine Learning by Sanjay Upadhyay from Amdocs

Amol has overall 15+ years of experience in facilitating Technical Program Management and Software Quality initiatives. Currently he is working as Sr. Manager – Product development in BMC Software. He is responsible for Quality Management Systems design, implementation and execution.

Sanjay is passionate senior test manager at Amdocs. Sanjay is a mentor for ATA Pune Chapter and holds a Post Graduate Degree in Master of Computer Management (MCA) from National Institute of Technology, Raipur. He is a Project Manager by profession, and a Hard core Toastmasters by passion.

Maya has 15+ years of experience in Software Testing. She has worked on many roles from, Tester, Test manager to Heading Testing Practice. In her previous role she was also involved in setting up best practices R & D and pre- sales activities. She was responsible for setting up testing centre of excellence for various clients. Maya has exposure to Banking as well insurance domain. An enthusiast Agile learner involved in Agile testing from last 8 years. She is voracious reader and spent her free time reading, talking and trekking.

Software Quality Professional with 9+ years of Software Quality Testing experience in ‘Advertising’, ‘Automotive’, ‘Aviation’, and ‘Inventory’ domains.Founder & Editor of a Software Testing blog QA-QC Arena (

• Certified Professional–Master Agile Testing – ATA (Agile Testing Alliance)
• Scrum Fundamentals Certified – SCRUMstudy
• Certified Scrum Master – Scrum Alliance
• Certified Tester Foundation Level – ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualifications Board)
• Certified Software Quality Testing Analyst – CSI (Computer Society of India)

Kiran Kannure is currently work as a Quality Analyst at eDreamz Technologies Pvt.Ltd, Pune. Kiran did his BE in Information Technology from Shivaji Univercity Kolhapur. He was elected as a President & Vice-President for Information Technology Student Association(ITESA) during his Graduation.

Abhay Kumar Singh, Abhay is from Varanasi. Abhay has completed B. Tech in Computer Science & Engineering. Abhay is currently working as a part L&T Infotech, Pune with a position of Software Test Engineer and have total experience of 1.5 years. He has worked on Functional Testing, Database Testing using XML, Mobile Application Testing on Windows and IOS platform. Abhay has done ISTQB-Foundation Level certification. With ATA, I he has completed CP-BAT and CP-MAT certification. Apart from Testing, he likes to Organize and Manage Events.

Anand Khot is a Software Engineer, currently working in Tudip Technologies. Anand is a product craftsman by heart and mind. He is a pragmatic Java and a PHP programmer.

Kanchan Patil is a QA Engineer in QED42.Kanchan has overall 3+ years of experience in Testing, product training and customer management. Currently she is working as a QA Manual tester in QED42. Kanchan has worked on ‘lms product’, and now working on various websites to assure the quality. Kanchan is certified herself in Website designing - Bitcode technologies.

Varun is currently Test Lead at Tech Mahindra. Varun is one of the active member of Pune Chapter.

Akshay Patil is a Software Test Engineer at L&T Infotech. He is a experienced software test engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Akshay is skilled in Mobile Testing, Requirement Analysis, Test Cases Preparation, Agile Methodologies, Team Management and Daily Status Reporting. He has successfully completed ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager Certification, Certified Professional Basic Agile Testing Certification and ISTQB Foundation Level Certification. He is a strong quality assurance professional with a Bachelor’s Degree focused in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from G.H. Raisoni College of Engineering, Nagpur. He is passionate about work and likes sketching, painting, managing events and doing adventurous things.

A Software Tester (QA) with 5+ years of experience in manual and understanding of automation testing. Firmly understand, identify and writing test cases. Setting up and upgrading of testing environments including the Database setup.

I am an Experienced Quality Analyst with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in Mobile Testing, Java, Requirements Analysis, GUI Testing, and Functional Testing. Strong quality assurance professional with a Bachelor's degree focused in Computer Science from G.H.Raisoni College of Engineering.

I have 4.6 years of experience in QA and Software Testing that involved Comprehensive testing of System, Client/Server, Mobile application of Online Banking applications.
#Experience in Securities Finance & Processing AND Derivatives Utility
# Extensive exposure in Black box testing of Online Banking applications , expertise in functional testing , database testing.# Good knowledge of Data warehousing concepts, Database concepts and proprietary ETL Tool.
# Hands on Experience in Core Java.
# Proficient in developing effective testing plans, test cases and strategies tailored according to business need, risks, quality objectives, project timelines and available resources.

Over 10+ years of experience in to the cutting edge technologies like Android, SaaS, BYOD, MDM, SDN-NFV including CPE like routers and other embedded devices. Sumit specialises in test automation using open source and in-house tools.

He has worked with MNCs like Samsung Mobile, Reliance Jio and Electronics Arts (EA Mobile Games) before Joining Vodafone, Pune.

He is Electronics and Telecommunication Engineer. He has also completed Post graduate diploma from Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) which is an Autonomous Scientific Society of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, of the Government of India.

He is active speaker and has represented some of the key testing conferences and forums. He has published several white papers with respect to test automation and contributed to test automation community.

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Dhananjay Deshpande leads the Technology Solutions & Integrations and Testing CoEs in Fujitsu Consulting India. An enthusiastic professional with keen interest in value-add to business through niche technology solutions.

His interests and knowledge spread around Cloud, AI, DevOps, QA and project management. He is passionate about helping and enabling the customers through the journey of Digital Transformation.

Jyoti Shah is a Test Lead at Wipro Limited

Jyoti is a passionate tester with around 10.6 years of industry experience. She has a plethora of experience in various Automation Frameworks including TESTNG, JUNIT, Robot Framework, REST and Protractor.

She is a volunteer at Agile Testing Alliance and is keen about knowledge sharing.

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Avishkar Nikale is a versatile technical architect with more than 14 years of industry experience with expertise in Java 2 Enterprise Edition

He was instrumental in various initiatives for Enterprise Agile & enabling DevOps for various large enterprises & continue to do so.

He is passionate about information technology and keen on learning cloud computing and artificial intelligence

He have expertise in developing Financial Services Applications primarily related to the areas of Wealth Management, Asset Management, Investment Banking, Consumer Finance & Life Insurance

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