Baris

Baris Sarialioglu

IT Consultant & Trainer

ABOUT ME

IT professional with 20+ years of experience as Consultant and Software Engineer for many different organizations.

Highly experienced in Digital Transformation, Agility, Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), User Experience (UX), Design Thinking, Quality Assurance and Software Testing.

  • Hometown
    Trabzon, Of
  • Languages
    English, German, Turkish
  • Hobbies
    Electronics, Aviation, Cars
  • Website
    www.testeryou.com

Has a proven track record of leading multinational | cross-cultural teams and a proven ability in managing different functional teams of HR, Marketing, Sales, Legal and Finance.

Has diverse experience spanning several industries including; telecommunications, banking and finance, defense, aviation, and semiconductor manufacturing. Has been involved in several challenging projects and had the chance to work in several different countries, including Turkey, the United States, Russia, Germany, China, The Netherlands, Azerbaijan and Greece.

Published a number of papers and books within the Software Engineering profession and contribute to the field by regularly attending conferences as a public speaker. Has spoken at more than 100 international conferences in more than 40 countries.


WHAT CAN I DO

Conference Talk

I want both enterprises and testers alike to think about their testing! So to say, I am more than ready to share my knowledge, in any place and in any form.

Consultancy

I help enterprises and testers to build a pathway to reach higher levels of maturity by taking clear and tangible steps for improvement.

Training

I have a comprehensive training portfolio to offer to Testers, Technical Testers, Test Managers and even for Non-Testers and To-Be-Testers.

Workshop

I bring software testing workshops to you, onsite. You can choose any one from my portfolio or let me customize a workshop just for your needs!


Words of Wisdom

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”

Leonardo da Vinci

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.”

Aristotle

“Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.”

Henry Ford

“Of all things, I liked books best.”

Nikola Tesla

“Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.”

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

EXPERIENCE

TesterYou - Managing Partner

May 2018 - Present

Codejust - Co-Founder, Managing Partner

Dec 2023 - Present

Siliconmade Academy - Advisor to the Board

2022 - Present

Izmir University of Economics - Lecturer

2020 - Present

CSA Celebrity Speakers - Keynote Speaker

Feb 2019 - Present

Sabancı University Executive Development Unit (EDU) - Lecturer

Sep 2018 - Present

Beykent University - Advisory Board Member

Jun 2016 – Present

Keytorc - Managing Partner

March 2013 - April 2018 (5 years 2 months)

UXservices - Managing Partner

March 2013 - April 2018 (5 years 2 months)

BA-Works - Managing Partner

March 2013 - April 2018 (5 years 2 months)

Beykent University - Advisory Board Member (Computer Engineering Department)

Jun 2016 - Present

Yapı Kredi - Head of IT Test Management Division

September 2010 - August 2013 (3 years)

Huawei - R&D Division QA Manager

October 2009 - September 2010 (1 year)

Siemens - Software Engineer

November 2006 - April 2009 (2 years 6 months)

Boeing - Havelsan Software Engineer

September 2005 - November 2006 (1 year 3 months)

Infineon Technologies - Software Engineer

June 2004 - November 2004 (6 months)


EDUCATION

SMC University

(2014 - 2018)

PhD, Doctorate of Management

Moscow International Higher Business School MIRBIS (Institute)

(2013 - 2013)

Global Business Innovation Program

Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management

(2012 - 2012)

Executive Education Program

Sabanci University

(2011 - 2012)

Executive MBA

Middle East Technical University

(2005 - 2008)

M.S, Computer Engineering

Middle East Technical University

(1999 - 2003)

B.S, Electrical & Electronics Engineering

TED Ankara College

(1996-1999)

High School


CERTIFICATIONS

I have the following certifications and trainings through my Professional career.

  • ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL)
  • ISTQB® Certified Tester Agile Tester
  • ISTQB® Certified Tester Full Advanced Level (TA, TTA, TM)
  • ISTQB® Certified Tester Expert Level – Improving the Testing Process
  • TMMi and TPI, Test Process Improvement Models
  • CMMi Foundation
  • PMI® Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • COBIT 4.0 & 4.1 Foundation
  • ITIL® Foundation
  • IIBA™ Business Analysis Professional
  • User Interface Design & Usability

CONFERENCES

Upcoming Events

Tokyo Test Fest 2024
Tokyo, Japan
Keynote Speaker

French Testing Day 2024
Paris, France
Keynote Speaker

Live2Test 2024
Online
Keynote Speaker

WeTestAthens 2024
Athens, Greece
Keynote Speaker

Big Five 2024
Istanbul, Turkey
Keynote Speaker

Past Events

TOSB Gelişim Zirvesi 2023
Kocaeli, Turkey
Keynote Speaker

Live2Test 2023
Online
Keynote Speaker

WeTestAthens 2023
Athens, Greece
Keynote Speaker

Testing United 2023
Bratislava, Slovakia
Keynote Speaker

BITConf 2023
Bydgoszcz, Poland
Keynote Speaker

Software Test Summit 2022
Online
Keynote Speaker

Live2Test 2022
Online
Keynote Speaker

TestCon 2022
Online
Guest Speaker

QA Global Summit 2022
Online
Guest Speaker

Institute of Information Technology Professionals
Cape Town, South Africa
Guest Speaker

Quality Talks 2021
Lisbon, Portugal
Keynote Speaker

A4Q World Congress 2021
Online
Guest Speaker

WeTest Athens 2020
Athens, Greece
Keynote Speaker

French Testing Day 2020
Paris, France
Keynote Speaker

Ankara Testing Days 2020
Ankara, Turkey
Keynote Speaker

TestWarez 2019 Conference
Ossa, Poland
Program Chair

WeTest Athens 2019
Athens, Greece
Keynote Speaker

SQA European Days 2019
Riga, Latvia
Keynote Speaker

Spanish Test Academy 2019
Valencia, Spain
Keynote Speaker

Spanish Test Academy 2018
Madrid, Spain
Keynote Speaker

Testing Portugal 2018
Lisbon, Portugal
Keynote Speaker

TestWarez 2018 Conference
Zakopane, Poland
Invited Speaker

QMO 2018 Conference
Lviv, Ukraine
Invited Speaker

Jazz DO IT Conference 2018
Odesa, Ukraine
Keynote Speaker

SoftwareTest Denmark 2018
Copenhagen, Denmark
Invited Speaker

ExpoQA 2018
Madrid, Spain
Keynote Speaker

SQA Days 2018
Minsk, Belarus
Invited Speaker

Selenium Camp 2018
Kiev, Ukraine
Invited Speaker

Delex 2018
Minsk, Belarus
Invited Speaker

Testing Portugal 2017
Lisbon, Portugal
Closing Keynote

Hustef 2017
Budapest, Hungary
Invited Speaker, Best Session Award

Belgrade Testing Conference 2017
Belgrade, Serbia
Opening Keynote

TestCon Vilnius 2017
Vilnius, Lithuania
Speaker, Opening Keynote for Test Automation Hackathon Event, Head Jury

World Conference 2017, Next Generation Testing
Bangalore, India
Keynote Speaker

TestCon Moscow 2017
Moscow, Russia
Speaker

Analyst Days 2017
Moscow, Russia
Guest Speaker, Best Session Award

7th World Congress for Software Quality (WCSQ) 2017
Lima, Peru
Guest Speaker

TEDx Reset 2017
Istanbul, Turkey
Keynote Speaker

Selenium Camp 2017
Kiev, Ukraine
Invited Speaker

TEST-IT Africa 2016
Johannesburg, South Africa
Speaker, Panelis

TestCon Vilnius 2016
Vilnius, Lithuania
Speaker

17th International Project Management Congress 2016
Istanbul, Turkey
Guest Speaker

UXIstanbul 2015, 2016 International Conference for UX & Usability
Istanbul, Turkey
Opening Keynote

TEDx Baku 2015
Baku, Azerbaijan
Keynote Speaker

TAPOST 2014 Conference
Riga, Latvia
Keynote Speaker

Romanian Testing Conference 2014
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Workshop Lecturer

Test Automation Day 2014
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Speaker

Dutch Testing Day 2013
Groningen, The Netherlands
Speaker

Test Istanbul 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Istanbul, Turkey
Speaker, Panel Chair, Panelist

Romanian Testing Conference 2013
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Keynote Speaker; Panelist

Czech Test Conference 2013
Prague, Czech Republic
Speaker

COMPSAC 2012 The IEEE Signature Conference on Computer Software & Applications
Izmir, Turkey
Panel Chair

IBM Rational Software Conference, Innovate 2012
Istanbul, Turkey
Guest Speaker

IBM Rational Software Conference, Innovate 2011
Orlando FL, USA
Guest Speaker

Upcoming Events

Tokyo Test Fest 2024
Tokyo, Japan
Keynote Speaker

French Testing Day 2024
Paris, France
Keynote Speaker

Live2Test 2024
Online
Keynote Speaker

WeTestAthens 2024
Athens, Greece
Keynote Speaker

Big Five 2024
Istanbul, Turkey
Keynote Speaker

Past Events

TOSB Gelişim Zirvesi 2023
Kocaeli, Turkey
Keynote Speaker

Live2Test 2023
Online
Keynote Speaker

WeTestAthens 2023
Athens, Greece
Keynote Speaker

Testing United 2023
Bratislava, Slovakia
Keynote Speaker

BITConf 2023
Bydgoszcz, Poland
Keynote Speaker

Software Test Summit 2022
Online
Keynote Speaker

Live2Test 2022
Online
Keynote Speaker

TestCon 2022
Online
Guest Speaker

QA Global Summit 2022
Online
Guest Speaker

Institute of Information Technology Professionals
Cape Town, South Africa
Guest Speaker

Quality Talks 2021
Lisbon, Portugal
Keynote Speaker

A4Q World Congress 2021
Online
Guest Speaker

WeTest Athens 2020
Athens, Greece
Keynote Speaker

French Testing Day 2020
Paris, France
Keynote Speaker

Ankara Testing Days 2020
Ankara, Turkey
Keynote Speaker

TestWarez 2019 Conference
Ossa, Poland
Program Chair

WeTest Athens 2019
Athens, Greece
Keynote Speaker

SQA European Days 2019
Riga, Latvia
Keynote Speaker

Spanish Test Academy 2019
Valencia, Spain
Keynote Speaker

Spanish Test Academy 2018
Madrid, Spain
Keynote Speaker

Testing Portugal 2018
Lisbon, Portugal
Keynote Speaker

TestWarez 2018 Conference
Zakopane, Poland
Invited Speaker

QMO 2018 Conference
Lviv, Ukraine
Invited Speaker

Jazz DO IT Conference 2018
Odesa, Ukraine
Keynote Speaker

SoftwareTest Denmark 2018
Copenhagen, Denmark
Invited Speaker

ExpoQA 2018
Madrid, Spain
Keynote Speaker

SQA Days 2018
Minsk, Belarus
Invited Speaker

Selenium Camp 2018
Kiev, Ukraine
Invited Speaker

Delex 2018
Minsk, Belarus
Invited Speaker

Testing Portugal 2017
Lisbon, Portugal
Closing Keynote

Hustef 2017
Budapest, Hungary
Invited Speaker, Best Session Award

Belgrade Testing Conference 2017
Belgrade, Serbia
Opening Keynote

TestCon Vilnius 2017
Vilnius, Lithuania
Speaker, Opening Keynote for Test Automation Hackathon Event, Head Jury

World Conference 2017, Next Generation Testing
Bangalore, India
Keynote Speaker

TestCon Moscow 2017
Moscow, Russia
Speaker

Analyst Days 2017
Moscow, Russia
Guest Speaker, Best Session Award

7th World Congress for Software Quality (WCSQ) 2017
Lima, Peru
Guest Speaker

TEDx Reset 2017
Istanbul, Turkey
Keynote Speaker

Selenium Camp 2017
Kiev, Ukraine
Invited Speaker

TEST-IT Africa 2016
Johannesburg, South Africa
Speaker, Panelis

TestCon Vilnius 2016
Vilnius, Lithuania
Speaker

17th International Project Management Congress 2016
Istanbul, Turkey
Guest Speaker

UXIstanbul 2015, 2016 International Conference for UX & Usability
Istanbul, Turkey
Opening Keynote

TEDx Baku 2015
Baku, Azerbaijan
Keynote Speaker

TAPOST 2014 Conference
Riga, Latvia
Keynote Speaker

Romanian Testing Conference 2014
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Workshop Lecturer

Test Automation Day 2014
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Speaker

Dutch Testing Day 2013
Groningen, The Netherlands
Speaker

Test Istanbul 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Istanbul, Turkey
Speaker, Panel Chair, Panelist

Romanian Testing Conference 2013
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Keynote Speaker; Panelist

Czech Test Conference 2013
Prague, Czech Republic
Speaker

COMPSAC 2012 The IEEE Signature Conference on Computer Software & Applications
Izmir, Turkey
Panel Chair

IBM Rational Software Conference, Innovate 2012
Istanbul, Turkey
Guest Speaker

IBM Rational Software Conference, Innovate 2011
Orlando FL, USA
Guest Speaker

WORKS

  • All
  • Articles
  • Books
  • Videos
  • Son Seans | Gülşah Çakır | Barış Sarıalioğlu | Ali Çağatay
    Son Seans | Gülşah Çakır | Barış Sarıalioğlu | Ali Çağatay
  • Live2Test 2023 Keynote 1: Survival Guide for Human Testers: Simplicity
    Live2Test 2023 Keynote 1: Survival Guide for Human Testers: Simplicity
  • Baris Sarialioglu "Software Testing in the Era of DevOps, IoT, AI and UX"
    Baris Sarialioglu "Software Testing in the Era of DevOps, IoT, AI and UX"
  • IBM Rational Software Conference, Innovate 2012 – (Guest Speaker)
    IBM Rational Software Conference, Innovate 2012 – (Guest Speaker)
  • 17th International Project Management Congress – (Guest Speaker)
    17th International Project Management Congress – (Guest Speaker)
  • TestCon Vilnius 2016 – (Speaker)
    TestCon Vilnius 2016 – (Speaker)
  • Webrazzi Mobil 2016 – (Guest Speaker)
    Webrazzi Mobil 2016 – (Guest Speaker)
  • Selenium Camp 2017 – (Invited Speaker)
    Selenium Camp 2017 – (Invited Speaker)
  • TEDx Reset 2017 – (Keynote Speaker)
    TEDx Reset 2017 – (Keynote Speaker)
  • Bloomberg TV Broadcast - (Guest Speaker)
    Bloomberg TV Broadcast - (Guest Speaker)
  • TestCon Moscow 2017 – (Speaker)
    TestCon Moscow 2017 – (Speaker)
  • TestCon Vilnius 2017 – (Speaker, Opening Keynote for Test Automation Hackathon Event, Head Jury)
    TestCon Vilnius 2017 – (Speaker, Opening Keynote for Test Automation Hackathon Event, Head Jury)
  • Belgrade Testing Conference 2017 – (Opening Keynote)
    Belgrade Testing Conference 2017 – (Opening Keynote)
  • Hustef 2017 – (Invited Speaker, Best Session Award)
    Hustef 2017 – (Invited Speaker, Best Session Award)
  • Selenium Camp 2018 - (Invited Speaker)
    Selenium Camp 2018 - (Invited Speaker)
  • SQA Days 2018 - (Invited Speaker)
    SQA Days 2018 - (Invited Speaker)
  • Regression Test Automation on Financial Mobile Applications
    Regression Test Automation on Financial Mobile Applications
  • Good Testing Requires Good Test Data
    Good Testing Requires Good Test Data
  • Test Process Assessment is the First Step
    Test Process Assessment is the First Step
  • Multi-Platform Test Automation for Mobile Banking
    Multi-Platform Test Automation for Mobile Banking
  • Test Improvement Tips
    Test Improvement Tips
  • Mobile Testing Tips
    Mobile Testing Tips
  • Software Testing Tips
    Software Testing Tips

 

CONTACT

  • E-mail
  • Phone
    + 90 212 214 7272
  • Address
    Reşitpaşa Mah. Eski Büyükdere Cad. Windowist Kat: 12, Sarıyer / İstanbul