STARCANADA - Conference Speaker: Chris Blain

Chris Blain

Engineering Manager
Medidata Solutions, Inc.
Chris Blain

Chris Blain has 22 years of experience working in software development on projects ranging from embedded systems to cloud applications. He offers, to students and companies, a powerful mix of real-world experience and the latest research knowledge. He has worked as an engineering manager, test manager, developer, coach, and test architect in a wide variety of domains including developer tools, security, test and measurement, regulated healthcare, real-time systems, and large scale distributed systems. Chris is a former board member of the Pacific Northwest Software Quality Conference and a regular conference speaker and instructor. His main interests are testing, distributed systems, programming languages, and helping teams deliver higher quality software.