Laurie Sirois has over 25 years of experience in QA leadership roles (as director, manager, architect, and lead), as well as in product owner and producer roles at small to midsized companies. She specializes in building and evolving QA teams, processes, and automation initiatives that help to close the gap between business and customer needs. Laurie most recently joined a company in the industrial IoT space. She holds an active CMSQ (Certified Manager of Software Quality—QAI) as the top-scoring participant globally (as of 2015). She has also earned her CPCU (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter—The Institutes), and holds active CSPO and CSM designations from the Scrum Alliance. Laurie champions quality as a core component of enterprise risk management and enjoys sharing her passion for this.