Annette Head

A QA leader at Principal Financial Group, Annette Head has more than fifteen years experience in the QA field, leading testing efforts for large financial services companies. Annette teaches Scrum, Kanban, and Cucumber within her organization, and loves coaching and mentoring on all things agile and QA. She is a board member of the Des Moines Area Quality Assurance Association. In her free time, Annette volunteers as a teaching assistant and as a mentor for Girls Who Code ( and Tech Journey (, organizations that encourage youth to learn about and pursue technology careers.