ISO/IEC 29119 – Systems and Software Engineering — Software Testing
9000 ISO – Standards for quality management
IEEE 1012 – Standards for verification and validation plans
IEEE 1044.1-1995 – Guide to classification of software anomalies
ISTQB – International certification for software testing.
Our leadership team has over 40 years of software development experience across a wide variety of systems and industries. They value efficiency, transparency, and reliability, which means that every client gets five-star treatment.
They have spent their careers building, testing and deploying mission critical systems. They have direct, personal experience in the operational, executive, governance, and shareholder roles, all of which inform different aspects of technical risk assessment.
Dan Spiegel, Chief Technology Officer
Ever since Dan graduated from Cornell University with a degree in Marketing and Business Management in 1996, he has been scaling high-growth technology companies. After years of building large e-commerce sites and data warehousing applications, Dan took responsibility for an analytics platform at Citi that held 40-billion credit card transactions.
Later, he managed a 16 million-user health records system at Aetna Insurance and oversaw the largest ad exchange outside of the major search engines at AdMarketplace. More recently, Dan's team built an image data analytics platform for pathology at Clarapath. Dan's in-depth and wide-ranging experience with vast, sophisticated software systems, along with his service-oriented mindset, makes him an ideal choice for meeting client's software assessment needs.
Mehdi Karimi, Chief Information Security Officer
Mehdi, a Ph.D. graduate from UBC, is an award-winning scientist in cybersecurity with an illustrious career spanning over 15 years in the high-tech industry. His core expertise revolves around SaaS, AI, analytics, IoT, and web applications. Throughout his career, Mehdi has demonstrated an unparalleled knack for innovating automation platforms and managing large engineering firms. His strategic approach towards budgeting, risk assessment, policy implementation, and governance has made a significant mark in the industry.
A proud holder of 2 patents in application security, Mehdi's groundbreaking work can be found in multiple publications within prestigious IEEE and ACM societies. His collaborations with global giants such as Intel, GE, and Sophos have been nothing short of remarkable, turning top-tier proposals into successful commercial products. Currently, Mehdi is intensely focused on driving compliance solutions, including SOC2, ISO27001, and FedRAMP, serving as a fractional CTO in the SME market. With his deep understanding of the industry and a proven track record, Mehdi stands as a go-to expert for meeting sophisticated cybersecurity and compliance needs.