• is agile/devops coach (> 350 teams)
  • is an agile manager
  • is experienced in international
    projects and consultancy trajectories
  • is author of the TMap NEXT® , TMap NEXT® BDTM,
    TMap NEXT® in scrum and TMap HD® books
  • is author of the ISTQB Expert Test Manager book
  • is a much sought-after teacher of test training
  • is a regular speaker at national and
    international conferences and
    author of many articles


  • has studied chemistry, mathematics, physics and biology at the universities of Utrecht and Amsterdam
  • holds > 30 years IT experience
  • is founder of, a.o., Software Testing as a Service (STaaS)
  • developed services for a.o. the implementation of test organizations, agile testing, test outsourcing, software testing as a service (STaaS) and risk based testing
  • is member of: the Programme Committee of the DevOps'18 Conference (Feijenoord stadium)
  • is accredited trainer (by iSQI) of the Certified Agile Tester (CAT) course
  • is accredited trainer (by EXIN) of the TMap Suite Test Engineer / Test Master courses
  • is accredited trainer (by ISTQB) of the Agile-Tester Extension courses
  • is development lead of the ISTQB Foundation and Advanced Agile-Tester Syllabi
  • is (past) professor "software Quality" at Fontys University
  • designed the EXIN tasks for TMap Suite Test Engineer as well as for the Test Master exam
  • is fellow of SogetiLabs (read my articles -> http://labs.sogeti.com/author/leo-van-der-aalst/)

And last but not least

Leo’s strong characteristics are: enthousiasm, creativity, analytical strength, purposive, communication skills and his capability to realise complex and/or politically sensitive projects. Leo’s functionality is at his best in an environment in which he can use one or more of the above mentioned characteristics

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