Tariq King is the Senior Director and Engineering Fellow for Quality and Performance at Ultimate Software. With more than fifteen years’ experience in software testing research and practice, Tariq heads Ultimate Software’s quality program by providing technical leadership, people leadership, strategic direction, staff training, research and development in software quality and testing practices. He has previously held positions as engineering director, manager, test architect, test lead, researcher, and college professor.
Tariq is a frequent presenter at conferences and workshops, has published more than thirty research articles in IEEE and ACM sponsored journals, and has developed and taught software testing courses in both industry and academia. His primary research interest is in the area of engineering autonomous self-testing systems. He is co-founder with Jason Arbon of the Artificial Intelligence for Software Testing Association.