Ruslan Desyatnikov, CEO of QA Mentor, A DotCom Magazine Exclusive Interview. Ruslan Desyatnikov brings 23 years of Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Process Improvement and Software Testing experience. Prior to expanding operations at QA Mentor, Ruslan worked at Citi for 3 years as the Global Head of Testing of Worldlink Technology. Prior working at Citi, Ruslan worked at Sterling InfoSystems. During his 6 years tenure he was responsible for testing functions, process improvements, and quality strategic directions across the entire company. On a larger scale, Ruslan performed similar duties for 4 years at HSBC bank. There, he established a Testing Center of Excellence and managed 8 Global QA teams in 7 different countries with 120+ testers worldwide. Ruslan graduated from Baruch College – City University of New York with a BBA in Computer Information Systems, and holds MBA in Technology Management from Phoenix University of Arizona. He holds a number of Quality Assurance/Testing and Project Management certifications and is an active board member of multiple QA Organizations in the United States and Europe. Ruslan’s articles are published in many popular magazines such as Forbes, CIOReview, Outsourcing Gazette, Tea-Time with Testers, Stickyminds, LinkedIn and multiple QA blogs. Ruslan was among 3 finalists of Champion of The Year Award by The European Software Testing Awards in 2015, award given to the individual who has championed the cause of software testing above all others. Ruslan also was among finalists for Test Manager of The Year award by The European Software Testing Awards in 2016. In 2016, Ruslan also received an award “50 Most Creative CEOs to Watch” by InsightSuccess magazine and in 2017 CEO Awards by Finance Monthly Magazine. In 2018 Ruslan received “30 Most Daring CEOs in Business” by Insight Success Magazine as well as “10 Best CEO’s of 2017” by Industry Era magazine. DotCom Magazine is very happy to interview Rusian as part of our Leadership Spotlight Series.