Maria Kedemo

Black Koi Consulting

Maria Kedemo

Maria promotes software testing as a cognitively complex activity that requires critical thinking and effective communication. She also advocates a whole team approach to quality.

She has a vast experience from different industries and roles in software development. Maria is a teacher, a coach and consultant in software development with a focus on testing.

She spends a lot of her time learning from and contributing to the testing community through speaking at conferences and blogging sporadically at

She is also Executive at Large in the board for Association for Software Testing (AST), a non profit organisation which focus on testing as a skilled activity.

Maria is the founder of Black Koi Consulting which offers training, coaching and consulting in software testing and agile methodologies.