Philip Lew

CEO, XBOsoft

Philip Lew is the CEO at XBOSoft. XBOSoft’s software QA and testing services help their clients deliver products to market faster and with higher quality. As a Corporate Executive, Development Manager, Product Manager and Software Engineer, Philip has managed teams to tackle broken processes, develop solutions to difficult problems, and coached others be leaders, managers and experts. He speaks internationally on a broad range of technical and management issues that currently challenge the software engineering community. For his hobbies, he rides a bicycle, and travels the world to quest his thirst for exploration and learning. Phil can be reached by email at:

My Sessions

Mon, September 21

5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Seven Test Automation Mistakes to Avoid

With AI coming of age to support test automation, the push for automated software testing continues. Yet, as many of you know, one of the most common reasons QA Managers lose their jobs is due to failed test automation efforts. Why is that? Philip Lew, CEO at XBOSoft, has seen it firsthand in many organizations from both sides, success and failure. In this talk, Phil shares the top 7 mistakes to avoid when undertaking a test automation effort combined with tips to make your efforts successful.


  • Setting expectations for management for automation initiatives

  • Measuring success and performance

  • Choosing the “right” automation tool(s)

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