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Jason Arbon

Jason Arbon is the CEO of, focused on automagically identifying differences in mobile app UI, UX, and performance. Jason is also the creator of the new mobile web search and discovery app mobo ( Jason was formerly the director of engineering and director of product at, where he created the App Store data analytics service and led overall product strategy to deliver crowdtesting to top app teams via more than 100,000 community members. Jason previously held engineering management and innovation roles at Google and Microsoft. He coauthored How Google Tests Software and authored App Quality: Secrets for Agile App Teams.

Speaker Presentations
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 8:30am
Half-day Tutorials
Building a Mobile App Quality Strategy

Let’s build a mobile app quality and testing strategy together. Whether you have a web, hybrid, or native app, building a quality and testing strategy means first understanding your customers and your competitors, and then testing your app under real-world conditions. Most importantly, it means having the data and tools to make quick, agile decisions on feature implementations and bug fixes. Jason Arbon guides you through the latest techniques, data, and tools to ensure you have an awesome mobile app quality and testing strategy. Leave this interactive session with a strategy for your very own app (or one you pretend to own). The information Jason shares is based on's thousands of mobile app test cycles on hundreds of top mobile apps, data analytics on millions of apps, hundreds of millions of appstore reviews, development of mobile apps, and consultations with top app development teams.

Note: Bringing a laptop or tablet to this tutorial is preferred but is not required.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 8:30am
Innovation: From the Tester’s Viewpoint

Innovation is not usually associated with testing or quality assurance. For our field to tackle the quality issues of modern applications and remain relevant, we must innovate. The good news is that there are lots of opportunity to innovate today. Sharing hard-earned tips and tricks, Jason Arbon describes how to identify low-hanging fruit for innovation, how to innovate with or without programming skills, how to fail gracefully, how to tell if what you are doing is actually innovative, and how to present innovation to your company and maximize adoption while getting credit for your work. Discover how to find time to innovate when your manager isn’t supportive or when you think you are too busy with your real job. Innovation isn’t just cool—it’s necessary for job security and career aspirations in today’s fast-moving world. Jason draws on real world experiences at Google, Microsoft,, and his work with many top testers. You need to innovate—now more than ever. Find out how.