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

Development Manager at Vaisala.
Testing Specialist.
Teaching/Consulting on the side.
Serial volunteer.
Delivered 527 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 and 2022 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 39 keynotes and 509 talks by end of 2022 in total.


Books, Blogs and Articles

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



I teach many courses that I am happy to deliver, or tailor for specific needs. I teach hands-on, doing the work.


Maaret Pyhäjärvi

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