Dorothy (Dot) Graham has been in software testing for almost 50 years, and is co-author of 5 books: Software Inspection, Software Test Automation, Foundations of Software Testing (4 editions), Experiences of Test Automation and A Journey Through Test Automation Patterns. She is currently working on the wiki on TestAutomationPatterns.org with Seretta Gamba.
Dot is a popular speaker at international conferences world-wide. She has been on the boards of many conferences and publications in software testing and was programme chair for EuroSTAR in 1993 (the first) and 2009. She was a founder member of the ISEB Software Testing Board and was a member of the working party that developed the ISTQB Foundation Syllabus. She founded Grove Consultants and provided training and consultancy in software testing for many years, returning to being an independent consultant in 2008.
She was awarded the European Excellence Award in Software Testing in 1999 and the first ISTQB Excellence Award in 2012.