Paul Merrill is Principle Software Engineer in Test and Founder of Beaufort Fairmont Automated Testing Services. His nearly 2 decades of experience as software engineer, tester, manager, consultant and project manager have shaped his views on software development. Paul works with clients every day to accelerate testing, reduce risk, and increase the efficacy of testing processes. An entrepreneur, tester, software engineer, and speaker, Paul has a unique perspective on launching and maintaining quality products. Paul has spoken at many Agile and Testing conferences including TriAgile 2016 & 2017, Agile Dev East 2016, StarWest, STPCon 2016 & 2017, and others. He co-hosts Reflection as a Service, a podcast about software development and entrepreneurship and a member of the Agile Podcast Network. He hosts test automation webinars monthly at beaufortfairmont.com/webinars.