Profile

Winson has 18 years plus of combined working experience in IT industry specializing in Software QA and Agile (Scrum). He holds an MBA (e-Commerce), Certified Quality Manager from American Society for Quality (ASQ), Certified Scrum Master/Professional from Scrum Alliance, Project Management Professional (PMP) from Project Management Institute (PMI) and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt holder from Motorola University. He is also a strong believer into continuous learning leading him to pursue Neuro-semantic NLP and he is also an Agile Coach and Facilitator certified by IC Agile. It is his 12th year into managerial position in charge of QA Division; manage up to 50 QA professionals in his division. He has started from ground up 3 global QA organization, specialize in global test strategy. He believes in understanding and motivating his team to do great work, a team oriented manager, a strong communicator and forward thinker.

His career is focused consistently on utilizing his knowledge and experience in improving people, product quality, effective processes and promote organization excellence. In addition he also has strong interest in consulting and facilitation in the area of strategy, quality, management and processes. He is passionate in continuous upgrade on latest development in organization excellence, organization agility, game theory, generational gap in workplace as well as software testing strategy.

Winson is currently the Software Testing Leader for an Australian based MNC, heading the software testing teams, the overall quality direction and strategy of the company’s product and services for the Asia Pacific region. He looks forward to work with and share idea with quality professionals and those who are interested with Agile concepts. He has longstanding commitment with American Society for Quality (ASQ) and he has various position within ASQ Malaysia Local Member Community, an establishment in Malaysia that acts to promote and encourage the quality profession to grow and share idea among members. He holds various public elected position within ASQ Malaysia LMC, such as Chair, Vice-Chair and Communications Chair. He is currently the Communications Chair for 2016-2017.

His idea of contribution is to engage, share and facilitate to hopefully see one day, Malaysia as a global hub of software quality assurance and software testing center.

The following is the full list of certification and credentials that he has earned through out his career

  • ASTQB CTAL 2016 Cert no.: 16-CTAL-TM-00113-USA
  • IC Agile Certified Agile Coaching (2016)
  • IC Agile Certified Agile Team Facilitation (2016)
  • Certified NLP & Neuro Semantics Coaching (2015)
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (LSSGB) – Motorola University (2010)
  • Certificate in Fundamental Knowledge of IT Architecture (2013 – ITBE1213-10721)
  • ISTQB-ISEB CTFL 2012 Cert no.: 225646678
  • ITIL Foundation Examination 2011 Candidate: 931992
  • PSMB Certified Train the Trainer 2011 Cert no. TTT/5073
  • Scrum Alliance – Certified Scrum Professional 2011
  • Scrum Alliance – Certified Scrum Master 2011
  • Project Management Professional  (PMP) ID: 1258628 2009
  • Federation of Manufacturing Malaysia (FMM) – Certified Quality Manager, 2005
  • American Society for Quality (ASQ) Certified Manager of Quality / Organization Excellence ID: 9338 2005
  • Certified Sony Safety Engineer, 2001
  • Motorola Certified Network Designer, 2000
  • Motorola Certified Network Pre-Sales, 2000

Winson is a member of the following professional bodies

  • Senior member of American Society for Quality (ASQ) ID: 63312603 Active
  • Member of Project Management Institute (PMI) Active
  • Associate Member of British Computer Society (BCS) ID: 990439205 Expired
  • Member of International Institute of Software Testing (IIST) Active
  • Certified member of IC Agile
  • Certified member of Scrum Alliance

He holds the following positions, many of those as public elected leaders to spearhead topic such as software testing, quality and productivity.

  • Independent Reviewer of AVK Software Nov 2004 – Jan 2005
  • FCS Sports Club Basketball Team Captain 2005 – 2009
  • FCS Sports Club Vice President 2010/2011
  • ASQ Malaysia Local Member Community Vice Chair 2011 – 2013
  • ASQ Malaysia Local Member Community Communication Chair 2011 – 2017
  • ASQ Malaysia Local Member Community Chair 2014-2015
  • Nielsen Fun Club Committee 2012 – 2013
  • Nielsen Event Organizing Committee 2013- 2014
  • Evernote Community Leader 2016 onwards