Steve Whitchurch has been in the Software QA arena for 18 years. During that time he has worked at Intel, Mentor Graphics, Summit Design, Tektronics, and is currently the lead QA Engineer for a new product line in the Custom IC Division of Mentor Graphics. Steve has been involved in testing everything from Real Time Operating System Software, Video Editing and Special Effects Software, to Electronic Design Automation Software. Steve has also been active outside of the work environment as a Speaker at PNSQC and STAR. Steve was the creator and publisher of the Software QA Magazine (now known as Software Testing & Quality Engineering Magazine, published by SQE). Steve was also involved in starting the Software Association of Oregon's QA Special Interest Group. Contact him at [email protected].