Industry veteran Summer Weisberg joins testing innovator; several promotions announced; company builds momentum.
October 8, 2020. Austin, TX and Tallinn, Estonia. Today, Testlio, the originator of networked testing, announced a key leadership team hire—and multiple Services team promotions. The company continues to invest in its Services, Network, Platform, and Revenue teams, fueling exceptional client experiences and breakout growth.
Summer Weisberg has joined Testlio as its new, US-based Head of Services. Weisberg brings an impressive set of experiences and credentials to Testlio, including:
- Sr Director of Worldwide Customer Success for $100M DevOps leader, CloudBees
- Director of Practice Services, Continuous Delivery, CA Technologies
- 10+ years of Testing, Engineering, and Programs leadership at FedEx
- Kennedy Space Center Scholar
“Summer Weisberg has a powerful mix of DevOps expertise, rigorous software testing experience, and global services leadership,” said Steve Semelsberger, CEO, Testlio. “She is also wonderfully aligned with our Testlio purpose and culture. We are honored that she is joining us and are certain that she will build on the strong value we have created for our clients.”
“The benefits and impact of networked testing, the amazing talent and humble nature of Testlio’s people, and the opportunity to help our company build on its current momentum made joining Testlio an extraordinary opportunity,” said Summer Weisberg, Head of Services, Testlio. “I’m eager to engage internally and with our customers to continue to deliver great customer experiences.“
Weisberg’s hire continues to amplify Testlio’s focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. More than 50% of Testlio’s leadership team are women; more than 40% of the company are women. Employees in the company are from more than 15 countries of origin. Members of the Testlio Network operate in more than 150 countries.
Partnering with Weisberg are a number of Testlio leaders who have recently been promoted. These promotions—along with additional hires, a new global team structure, and growth in the Testlio Network—continue to ensure that Testlio can fulfill its promise of testing on any device, in any location, in any language. New Testlio Services team promotions are:
- Jared Straub: Engagement Director
- Rudolf Elbrecht: Testing Director
- Jennifer Khosravi: Engagement Team Manager, Americas
- Zach Chrissinger: Principal
- Jessica Strock: Testing Team Manager, Americas
- Putu Kusumawardhani: Testing Team Manager, APAC
- Keili Tõnisson: Testing Team Manager, EMEA
- John Ruberto: Solutions Architect
Amidst global uncertainty in 2020, Testlio has continued to invest and grow—while remaining net income and cash flow positive. This year, the company has grown headcount by 17%. It plans to hire another 50+ employees in the next year, expanding from 85 today.
Driving and amplifying Testlio’s momentum are data points that include:
- Industry-leading 71 client NPS
- Industry-leading 4.8 G2 score
- 16 straight months of positive net income
- Nearly 2 billion users of Testlio clients’ applications
With Summer Weisberg joining Testlio, longstanding European-based Services leader Kerli Rungi has taken on a new role: Head of Learning & Growth. Rungi is also now acting Head of HR while Heldin Lind is on maternity leave.
Continuous employee learning has been pivotal to Testlio’s success. The company offers multiple learning tools (including unlimited Udemy access), programs (including a 12-week Leadership Development experience), and resources (including funds per employee for external learning). With Rungi’s longstanding quality background, four years of Testlio leadership experience, coaching and human development acumen, and deep love of testing, the company is now in a position to do even more for employees, network members, and other stakeholders.
“When I started Testlio, I sought to build the world’s biggest and best testing company,” said Kristel Kruustük, Founder and Chief Testing Officer, Testlio. “With Kerli Rungi’s strong leadership to date, Summer Weisberg’s addition, our recent Services team promotions, and the confidence that our clients continue to place in Testlio, I feel like we are well on our way.”