Jacksonville, FL (May 26, 2017) — TechWell Corporation, an industry leader in software improvement conferences, training, and online communities, has announced that Jeffery Payne will be the new technical editor of the AgileConnection online community. AgileConnection is growing in popularity and in members as one of the largest online sources for articles, interviews, and a community-based environment to learn about agile software development and testing.

“We are excited to have Jeffery Payne join our editorial team,” said Heather Shanholtzer, TechWell Director of Publishing. “Jeff brings to the role extensive experience with agile and DevOps practices, which he will leverage to grow the scope of AgileConnection’s content and audience.”

Jeffery Payne is CEO and founder of Coveros, Inc., a software company that builds secure software applications using agile methods. Since its inception in 2008, Coveros has become a market leader in secure agile principles and recognized by Inc. Magazine in 2012 as one of the fastest growing private companies in the country.

Prior to founding Coveros, Payne was chairman of the board, CEO, and co-founder of Cigital, Inc., a market leader in software security consulting. He has published more than thirty papers on software development and testing, and has testified before Congress on issues of national importance, including intellectual property rights, cyber terrorism, and software quality. Payne frequently speaks on agile development at TechWell conferences.

For more information, visit AgileConnection.


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