Rahul Verma is an Indian testing entrepreneur and an awarded thought leader for his contributions to testing community. He currently consults as a part of trendig Gmbh as Head of Test Automation. He is Founder of Test Mile and Community Proxy for STeP-IN Forum. He is the creator of Arjuna – a free, open source, Python based modern test automation framework. He has contributed to creation and review of various certifications. His software testing experience includes building test automation frameworks in Python and Java, web security, white box testing and web performance testing. His research work focuses on Object-oriented design patterns applied to test automation and extending them into general purpose models. He has presented, published articles and educated thousands of testers in the said areas. His testing ideas and work are deeply influenced by his exposure and interest in poetry and spirituality.