Alan Page has been a software tester for nearly 25 years. He was the lead author on the book How We Test Software at Microsoft, contributed chapters for Beautiful Testing and Experiences of Test Automation: Case Studies of Software Test Automation . He also writes about a variety of software engineering subjects (and other assorted rants) on his blog, and elsewhere on the internet. His latest “book” is a collection of essays on Test Automation called The A Word
Alan joined Microsoft as a member of the Windows 95 team, and since then has worked on a variety of Windows releases, early versions of Internet Explorer, and Office Lync. Notably, Alan served for over two years as Microsoft’s Director of Test Excellence.
In January of 2017, Alan left Microsoft to become the Director of Quality for Unity services.