Start your free trial now, and begin learning software, business and creative skills—anytime, anywhere—with video instruction from recognized industry experts.
Mike Smith is an R&D architect for Ideagen Plc.In his free time, Mike is a software testing evangelist, public speaker, technology blogger, and fiction author.Having held various unique and interesting jobs, Mike found his lifelong passion for technology came in handy when he first found himself in a software testing role in 2011. Since then, he's achieved certifications in ISTQB® Foundation, Advanced, Manager, and Agile Tester. He advanced to principal software tester in 2018, and began to create tooling and environments for other testers to use with the skills in Docker and AWS that he learned through his love of new and emerging tech. Moving into research and development, Mike now studies ethics in technology, machine learning, deep learning, and data visualization, with hopes to use his skills for the greater good.