Speaking Engagements & Media

I have been honored and blessed to participate in many speaking engagements and media opportunities (e.g. webinars, articles, blogs, podcasts, etc).  Please find below each of the engagements by year.

If you would like to book me for a speaking engagement or media event, please send your request to: info@mikewlyles.com 

2018

ARTICLETesting Like a Kid — Article with QA Consultants” 

QA Consultants Blog, April 17, 2018

WORKSHOP:Testing Like a Kid

2018 STPCon Spring Conference – Newport Beach, CA, April 9-12, 2018

SESSION: “Metrics: Tell A Story, Not A Number”

2018 STPCon Spring Conference – Newport Beach, CA, April 9-12, 2018

Conference Host and Emcee for All General Sessions

2018 STPCon Spring Conference – Newport Beach, CA, April 9-12, 2018

WEBINAR: “Testing is Not a 9 to 5 Job

AppliTools, March 15, 2018

MEETUP:Testing is Not a 9 to 5 Job

QA Testers of Charlotte – Meetup – Charlotte, NC, March 14, 2018

PODCAST2018 Conference Season Preview: STPCon” 

tapTalk, TapQA, March 9, 2018

WORKSHOP:Leadership Roundtable: Leading the Next Generation of Software Testing

2018 TISQA Conference – Chapel Hill, NC, February 27-28, 2018

KEYNOTE: “Testing is Not a 9 to 5 Job” (click title for youTube video of keynote)

2018 TISQA Conference – Chapel Hill, NC, February 27-28, 2018

2017

ARTICLERich Rogers Testing Blog: Q&A With Mike Lyles” 

Rich Rogers Testing Blog, December 17, 2017

ARTICLEExpert Insight: Why Testing Matters” 

CrossBrowserTesting Article, December 11, 201

WORKSHOP: Visual Testing: It’s Not What You Look At, It’s What You See

Let’s Test South Africa 2017 – Magaliesburg, South Africa, November 26-28, 2017

WORKSHOP:Leadership Roundtable: Leading the Next Generation of Software Testing

2017 STPCon Fall Conference – Dulles, VA, September 25-29, 2017

SESSION: “Testing is Not a 9 to 5 Job

2017 STPCon Fall Conference – Dulles, VA, September 25-29, 2017

Conference Host and Emcee for All General Sessions

2017 STPCon Fall Conference – Dulles, VA, September 25-29, 2017

WEBINARSTP Webinar: The Drive-Thru Is Not Always Faster” 

Software Test Professionals, September 13, 2017

ARTICLEKilling 1500 Tests With One Stone” 

AppliTools.com Guest Blog, December 20, 2016

PRESENTATIONThe Drive-Thru Is Not Always Faster for Business Analysts

Lowe’s Business Analyst Meetup, Mooresville, NC, July 20, 2017

MEETUPThe Drive-Thru Is Not Always Faster for Business Analysts

IIBA Charlotte Meetup, Charlotte, NC, June 13, 2017

ARTICLEWhere Will You Be When The World Changes?” 

AppliTools.com Guest Blog, June 12, 2017

MEETUPThe Drive-Thru Is Not Always Faster: Re-Thinking Your Testing Practice

KWSQA Meetup, Waterloo, ON, May 31, 2017

KEYNOTEThe Drive-Thru Is Not Always Faster: Re-Thinking Your Testing Practice

2017 Quality Software Australia Conference – Melbourne, Australia, May 10-12, 2017

WORKSHOPMetrics: Tell A Story, Not A Number

2017 Quality Software Australia Conference – Melbourne, Australia, May 10-12, 2017

MEETUP:Visual Testing: It’s Not What You Look At, It’s What You See

QA Testers of Charlotte – Meetup – Charlotte, NC, April 18, 2017

SPEAKERThe Drive-Thru Is Not Always Faster

Toastmaster’s Event – Belk Sto-Re-Tellers, Charlotte, NC, April 13, 2017

KEYNOTETest (R)evolution III: An Expert Panel of Software Testing (moderator)

2017 STPCon Spring Conference–Phoenix, AZ, March 14-17, 2017

SESSION: “The Drive-Thru Is Not Always Faster: Re-Thinking Your Testing Practice

2017 STPCon Spring Conference–Phoenix, AZ, March 14-17, 2017

SESSION: “Leadership Roundtable: How Successful Teams Thrive In An Ever Changing Testing World

2017 STPCon Spring Conference–Phoenix, AZ, March 14-17, 2017

Conference Host and Emcee for All General Sessions

2017 STPCon Spring Conference–Phoenix, AZ, March 14-17, 2017

PODCASTCrowdfire Interview with Mike Lyles” (Show Host) 

Crowdfire Stories Podcast, Crowdfire, March 12, 2017

PODCASTSTPRadio: STPCon Spring 2017 Speaker Interview with Jess Lancaster” (Show Host) 

STPRadio, Software Test Professionals, February 8, 2017

PODCASTSTPRadio: STPCon Spring 2017 Speaker Interview with Keynote Panelists (Eric Proegler, Amber Race, and Henrik Andersson) (Show Host) 

STPRadio, Software Test Professionals, February 6, 2017

PODCASTSTPRadio: STPCon Spring 2017 Speaker Interview with Sauce Labs (Charles Ramsey-CEO, Bill McGee, and Leo Laskin)” (Show Host) 

STPRadio, Software Test Professionals, February 6, 2017

PODCASTSTPRadio: STPCon Spring 2017 Speaker Interview with Hans Buwalda” (Show Host) 

STPRadio, Software Test Professionals, February 3, 2017

PODCASTSTPRadio: STPCon Spring 2017 Speaker Interview with Paul Merrill & Angie Jones” (Show Host) 

STPRadio, Software Test Professionals, January 31, 2017

PODCASTSTPRadio: STPCon Spring 2017 Speaker Interview with Anne Hungate” (Show Host) 

STPRadio, Software Test Professionals, January 30, 2017

PODCASTSTPRadio: STPCon Spring 2017 Speaker Interview with Nancy Kelln” (Show Host) 

STPRadio, Software Test Professionals, January 30, 2017

PODCASTSTPRadio: STPCon Spring 2017 Speaker Interview with Rajesh Mathur” (Show Host) 

STPRadio, Software Test Professionals, January 27, 2017

PODCASTSTPRadio: STPCon Spring 2017 Speaker Interview with Christin Wiedemann” (Show Host) 

STPRadio, Software Test Professionals, January 26, 2017

PODCASTSTPRadio: STPCon Spring 2017 Speaker Interview with Michael Hackett” (Show Host) 

STPRadio, Software Test Professionals, January 24, 2017

PODCASTSTPRadio: Special Broadcast of Attendee Testimonials from STPCon Fall 2016 Event” (Show Host) 

STPRadio, Software Test Professionals, January 23, 2017

PODCASTSTPRadio: STPCon Spring 2017 Speaker Interview with Pradeepa Narayanaswamy” (Show Host) 

STPRadio, Software Test Professionals, January 18, 2017

MEETUPThe Drive-Thru Is Not Always Faster: Re-Thinking Your Testing Practice

Triangle Testing and Automation User Group – Raleigh, NC, January 10, 2017

2016

ARTICLEDouble Vision” 

AppliTools.com Guest Blog, December 20, 2016

KEYNOTEThe Drive-Thru Is Not Always Faster: Re-Thinking Your Testing Practice

2016 STPCon Fall Conference–Dallas, TX, September 19-22, 2016

KEYNOTETest (R)evolution II: An Expert Panel of Software Testing (moderator)

2016 STPCon Fall Conference–Dallas, TX, September 19-22, 2016

SESSION: “What the 80’s Taught Me About Software Testing

2016 STPCon Fall Conference–Dallas, TX, September 19-22, 2016

Conference Host and Emcee for All General Sessions

2016 STPCon Fall Conference–Dallas, TX, September 19-22, 2016

PODCASTSTPRadio: STPCon Fall 2016 Speaker Interview with Mike Lyles” (interview for my Keynote and STP Host Role) 

STPRadio, Software Test Professionals, September 7, 2016

PODCASTSTPRadio: STPCon Fall 2016 Speaker Interview with Sauce Labs & QA Consultants” (Show Host) 

STPRadio, Software Test Professionals, August 23, 2016

PODCASTSTPRadio: STPCon Fall 2016 Speaker Interview with Amber Race” (Show Host) 

STPRadio, Software Test Professionals, August 17, 2016

PODCASTSTPRadio: STPCon Fall 2016 Speaker Interview with Keynote Panelists: Paul Grizzaffi, Mary Thorn, Melissa Tondi” (Show Host) 

STPRadio, Software Test Professionals, August 11, 2016

PODCASTThe Testing Show: Measurement & Metrics” 

The Testing Show, QualiTest Podcast, June 8, 2016

KEYNOTETest (R )evolution: An Expert Panel on Software Testing (moderator)

2016 STPCon Spring Conference–San Francisco, CA, April 4-7, 2016

WORKSHOPMetrics: Tell A Story Not A Number

2016 STPCon Spring Conference–San Francisco, CA, April 4-7, 2016

WORKSHOPLeading the Next Generation of Software Testers

2016 STPCon Spring Conference–San Francisco, CA, April 4-7, 2016

Conference Host and Emcee for All General Sessions

2016 STPCon Spring Conference–San Francisco, CA, April 4-7, 2016

SESSION:Visual Testing: It’s Not What You Look At, It’s What You See

2016 STPCon Spring Conference–San Francisco, CA, April 4-7, 2016

PODCASTSTPRadio: Rapid Software Testing: An Interview with James Bach” (Show Host) 

STPRadio, Software Test Professionals, March 31, 2016

SESSION: “Visual Testing: It’s Not What You Look At, It’s What You See

2016 TISQA Conference–Chapel Hill, NC, March 2-3, 2016

SESSIONLeading the Next Generation of Software Testers

2016 TISQA Conference–Chapel Hill, NC, March 2-3, 2016

PODCASTSTPRadio: STPCon Spring 2016 Speaker Interview with Greg Sypolt and Ashley Hunsberger” (Show Host)

STPRadio, Software Test Professionals, February 25, 2016

PODCASTSTPRadio: STPCon Spring 2016 Speaker Interview with Performance Speakers – Mark Tomlinson, Eric Proegler, and Andreas Grabner” (Show Host)

STPRadio, Software Test Professionals, February 16, 2016

PODCASTSTPRadio: STPCon Spring 2016 Speaker Interview with Jim Hazen” (Show Host)

STPRadio, Software Test Professionals, February 13, 2016

PODCASTSTPRadio: STPCon Spring 2016 Speaker Interview with Keynote panelists Dave Haeffner, Smita Mishra, and Damian Synadinos” (Show Host)

STPRadio, Software Test Professionals, February 5, 2016

PODCASTTest Talks Interview #88: Mike Lyles – Becoming a Next Gen Tester” 

Test Talks with Joe Colantonio, January 29, 2016

ARTICLETesting Circus Interview with Mike Lyles” 

Testing Circus Magazine, January 9, 2016

2015

Conference Host and Emcee for All General Sessions

2015 STPCon Fall Conference–Boston, MA, October 5-8, 2015

WORKSHOPVisual Testing: It’s Not What You Look At, It’s What You See

2015 STPCon Fall Conference–Boston, MA, October 5-8, 2015

SESSIONLeading the Next Generation of Software Testers

2015 STPCon Fall Conference–Boston, MA, October 5-8, 2015

SESSIONVisual Testing: It’s Not What You Look At, It’s What You See

Agile2015–Washington, DC, August 6, 2015

SESSIONVisual Testing: It’s Not What You Look At, It’s What You See

2015 CAST Conference–Madison, WI, August 5, 2015

ARTICLELeading the Next Generation of Testers” 

Tea Time with Testers, June 30, 2015

Conference Host and Emcee for All General Sessions

2015 STPCon Spring Conference–San Diego, CA, March 30-April 2, 2015

WORKSHOPMetrics: Tell A Story Not A Number

2015 STPCon Spring Conference–San Diego, CA, March 30-April 2, 2015

SESSIONPresenter Mentoring: Speaker Invitation & Orientation

2015 STPCon Spring Conference–San Diego, CA, March 30-April 2, 2015

2014

Conference Host and Emcee for All General Sessions

2014 STPCon Fall Conference–Denver, CO, Nov 3-6, 2014

WORKSHOPField of Metrics: Bringing Your Measurement Program Back to Life

2014 STPCon Fall Conference–Denver, CO, Nov 3-6, 2014

SESSIONContinuous Testing Roundtable

2014 STPCon Fall Conference–Denver, CO, Nov 3-6, 2014

SESSIONPresenter Mentoring: Speaker Invitation & Orientation

2014 STPCon Fall Conference–Denver, CO, Nov 3-6, 2014

SESSIONBuilding a Successful Test Organization

QA Digital Summit – Chicago, IL, October 3, 2014

WEBINAR: “A 360 Degree View of Testing” – HOST & Moderator

STP Leadership Summit, September 24-25, 2014

ARTICLE10 Leadership Lessons from Jeffrey Fox” 

CIO Magazine, July 10, 2014

KEYNOTE PANEL: Game Changers: Best Practices for Dev, Test, and Release

SDLC Acceleration Summit – San Francisco, CA, May 13, 2014

KEYNOTEWhat the 80’s Taught Me About Software Testing

2014 STPCon Spring Conference – New Orleans, LA, April 14-17, 2014 

SESSIONAutomation Roundtables

2014 STPCon Spring Conference – New Orleans, LA, April 14-17, 2014 

SESSIONThe Good, the Bad, and the Metrics

2014 STPCon Spring Conference – New Orleans, LA, April 14-17, 2014 

SESSIONService Virtualization in the Testing World

2014 STPCon Spring Conference – New Orleans, LA, April 14-17, 2014 

SESSIONPresenter Mentoring: Speaker Invitation & Orientation

2014 STPCon Spring Conference – New Orleans, LA, April 14-17, 2014 

ARTICLEThe More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same: Regression Testing Practices Every Test Organization Should Follow” 

QAI QUEST 2014 Newsletter, April 7, 2014

ARTICLEAre You Smarter Than A Test Manager (Part 2 of 2)” 

Tea Time with Testers, January 3, 2014

2013

ARTICLEAsk The Tester: Mike Lyles Interviews Melissa Tondi” 

Software Test Professionals Newsletter, December 13, 2013

ARTICLEAre You Smarter Than A Test Manager (Part 1 of 2)” 

Tea Time with Testers, November 28, 2013

WORKSHOP: “Are you Smarter Than a Test Manager

QAI TestTrek 2013 – Toronto, Canada, October 29, 2013

WORKSHOP:Are you Smarter Than a Test Manager

2013 STPCon Fall Conference – Phoenix, AZ, October 21-24, 2013

SESSIONBuilding A Successful Testing Center of Excellence

2013 STPCon Fall Conference – Phoenix, AZ, October 21-24, 2013

SPEAK UP! Top Tips for Talking About Testing (Lunchtime Speed Geeking)

2013 STPCon Fall Conference – Phoenix, AZ, October 21-24, 2013

SESSIONTest Team Alignment

2013 STPCon Fall Conference – Phoenix, AZ, October 21-24, 2013

SESSIONBuilding A Successful Testing Center of Excellence

QUEST 2013 Conference – Chicago, IL, April 15-19, 2013

WEBINAR: “A Day In the Life of a Test Manager

QAI TestTrek 2013, October 2013

ARTICLEAsk The Tester: Mike Lyles Interviews Jari Laakso” 

Software Test Professionals Newsletter, July 19, 2013

SESSIONA Day In the Life of a Test Manager

2013 STPCon Spring Conference – San Diego, CA, April 22-25, 2013

WORKSHOP: Metrics Workshop

2013 STP Con Conference – San Diego, CA, April 22-25, 2013

Gambling With Your Test Estimations

2013 STP Con Conference – San Diego, CA, April 22-25, 2013

SESSIONBuilding A Successful Testing Center of Excellence

2013 STP Con Conference – San Diego, CA, April 22-25, 2013

ARTICLEAsk The Tester: Mike Lyles Interviews John Ruberto” 

Software Test Professionals Newsletter, March 15, 2013

ARTICLEChange Is Good

The Zig Ziglar Newsletter,  January 15, 2013

ARTICLE5 Lies You Tell Yourself That Stop You From Reaching Your Goals” 

MindBodyGreen, January 3, 2013

2012

SESSIONBuilding A Successful Testing Center of Excellence

2012 STPCon Fall Conference – Miami, FL, October 15-18, 2012 

SESSIONExpert Panel on Testing” 

2012 STPCon Fall Conference – Miami, FL, October 15-18, 2012

Regression Testing (Lunchtime Speed Geeking)” 

2012 STPCon Fall Conference – Miami, FL, October 15-18, 2012

ARTICLEWork/Life Balance Is a Fantasy & What You Can Do About It” 

MindBodyGreen, October 5, 2012

ARTICLEBuilding A Successful Test Center of Excellence 

ST&QA Magazine, October 1, 2012

ARTICLEWhy Do I Need Regression Testing 

ST&QA Magazine, August 15, 2012

ARTICLEAsk The Tester” 

ST&QA Magazine, March 2012

 

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