Costa is a recognized thought leader with over 25 years of experience in mobile, cloud, and IoT technologies. He has managed all aspects of software development, from requirements to delivery and process engineering. Throughout his career, he has taken on roles at Fortune 500
companies such as Developer, Configuration/Release Manager, Automation Engineer, QA Director, Product Manager, VP, and CTO.

A visionary innovator, he has devoted much of his career to emerging and disruptive technologies, culminating with a breakthrough invention, a patented mobile technology in 2011 that was also nominated for the top software innovation award at the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG).

Costa is a trusted advisor transforming organizations by creating winning test strategies to develop best of breed applications on all of the popular technology platforms. He is also very active in the IT community with organizations such as QAI, SPIN, SQE, WTF, TAG, AMMO, GAIT, TechBridge, and serves on the board of AQAA as its current President. Costa also serves on the board for the Atlanta Industry Advisory for Technology.  Costa holds industry certifications such as Six Sigma Green Belt and TPI.

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP
 Featured speaker and panelist at 60+ events in last 10 years
 Pioneer inventor in mobile app testing technologies (3 patents)
 Trademarked Mobilyze™ methodology
 Authored articles on mobile app testing best practices
 Author of “Winning Mobile Strategies – Bridging the Quality Gap”

CONSULTING EXPERTISE
 Saved clients over $100M in IT expenses since 2010
 Business process & test strategy assessments
 Testing process maturity assessments
 Testing Proof of Concepts
 TCoE, Quality Assurance & Governance
 Testing Frameworks
 Design & implement world-class test environments
 QA Tools – evaluations & implementations
 DevOps, Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment
 Test automation, performance, security testing
 QA training & coaching

INDUSTRY PROJECT EXPERIENCE
 Telecommunications
 Financial Services
 Wireless
 Transportation
 DSD
 Digital Imaging
 Media & Entertainment
 Manufacturing
 Retail