maaretp - Maaret Pyhäjärvi

Maaret Pyhäjärvi

Practitioner. Change Agent. Tester of products and organizations.

Exploratory Tester. (Polyglot) Programmer.

Speaker. Author. Mentor. Conference Designer. She/Her.

Maaret Pyhäjärvi

About Me

Director, Consulting at CGI.
Testing Specialist. Polyglot Programmer.
Serial volunteer.
Delivered 529 sessions at events in 28 countries
Finland Sweden Norway Denmark Latvia Estonia US Switzerland Hungary France Belgium Croatia Moldova Portugal Poland Romania Serbia Germany Spain United Kingdom Bulgaria India Australia Turkey New Zealand Sri Lanka Malaysia Slovakia
EuroSTAR Testing Excellence Award 2020 Agile Testing Days MIATPP Award 2016 ICT 100 influencers list 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023 Tester Worth Appreciating 2022 by Ohjelmistotestaus ry
Exploratory Testing book Ensemble Programming Guidebook Strong Style Pair Programming book

Upcoming Talks


Exploratory Testing Academy Techvoices - diversity in conference speaking Awesome Testers Selenium PLC - Project Leadership Committee Software Testing Finland ry, non-profit TIVIA ry Mimmit Koodaa

My Contents

Past Talks

I have spoken in 28 countries, delivering 50 keynotes and 529 talks by end of 2023.



I have a collection of books, blogs, articles and podcasts I have contributed over the years. And some awards.


Speaking and Teaching

I teach many topics on talk, course and workshop formats, and tailor for specific needs. I teach courses hands-on, doing the work.


Maaret Pyhäjärvi

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