As a software tech CEO, speaker, coder, and STEAM coach, Stacy Kirk has championed for quality, collaboration, and innovation in software development for over 20 years. As an African American woman computer scientist tech entrepreneur, and technology speaker, she’s a rare purple unicorn in her industry. As the founder and CEO of QualityWorks Consulting Group and nodeqa.io, her international firm has quickly grown to become a global leader in DevOps best practices in Quality Assurance. Her team creates products, tools, processes, and frameworks that enable businesses to accelerate software delivery. Her passion for diversity in STEAM led her to be a First Lego League Robotics coach as well as an advisor to youth-focused non-profits on technology integration.As a software QA architect, agile coach, and programmer, Stacy Kirk has championed for quality and process innovation in software development for over 20 years. She has led global IT teams to deliver cutting-edge web, mobile, and enterprise applications in the entertainment, security, advertising, finance, healthcare, and telecom industries. Her success and passion for continuous improvement and quality fueled the creation of QualityWorks Consulting Group, LLC and nodeqa.io. As the founder and CEO, Stacy mentors tech leaders and agile teams that are looking to establish or improve their current processes.Stacy has worked with industry leaders like Ericsson, NBCUniversal, Fandango.com, nearForm, Symantec, Movies.com, Fourth Wall Studios, FedEx, Remedy Corporation, Advancive Technology Solutions, Comcast Interactive Media, Investment Technology Group, Zynx Health, and Looksmart.com.Stacy is a Certified Scrum Master, a Certified Scrum Practitioner, and a Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence. She is a graduate of Stanford University’s school of Computer Science and has received her Six Sigma Green Belt certificate from Villanova University.Specialties: SQA Automation and Test Strategies, Agile Coaching, Risk Management, Project Planning and Management, and Quality Innovation in all areas of the Software Development Process.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Stacy Kirk and other top speakers and celebrities.