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Jim Newkirk

iStreamPlanet
GM/VP of Engineering
Seattle, WA
Jim Newkirk is GM & VP of Platform at iStreamPlanet. In this role, Jim guides the Product and Engineering teams in the innovation and development of our cloud platform. Jim’s engineering and leadership background is extensive, and he is a well-respected expert in both agile software development methodologies and test-driven development. The author of multiple technical books and the lead of open source development for NUnit V2 and xUnit.net, Jim is passionate about contributing to the larger technology community. He is known for transforming engineering practices into incremental delivery and continuous deployment powerhouses.
Prior to iStreamPlanet, Jim was the SVP of Engineering at Conga. Jim also served as the VP of Cloud Development at CenturyLink, after his company Tier 3 was acquired by the major telecom. He spent many years as a Director of Development at Microsoft.
He holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Illinois at Chicago.