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Management Team

Hung Q. Nguyen
Chief Executive Officer

Hung Nguyen co-founded LogiGear in 1994, and is responsible for the company's strategic direction and executive business management. His passion and relentless focus on execution and results has been the driver for the company's innovative approach to software testing, test automation, testing tool solutions and testing education programs.

Hung is co-author of the top-selling book in the software testing field, “Testing Computer Software,” (Wiley, 2nd ed. 1993) and other publications including, “Testing Applications on the Web,” (Wiley, 1st ed. 2001, 2nd ed. 2003), and “Global Software Test Automation,” (HappyAbout Publishing, 2006). His experience prior to LogiGear includes leadership roles in software development, quality, product and business management at Spinnaker, PowerUp, Electronic Arts and Palm Computing.

Hung holds a Bachelor of Science in Quality Assurance from Cogswell Polytechnical College, and completed a Stanford Graduate School of Business Executive Program.
Michael Hackett
Senior Vice President

Michael is also a co-founder of LogiGear Corporation, and has over two decades of experience in software engineering in banking, securities, healthcare and consumer electronics.

Michael is a Certified Scrum Master and has co-authored two books on software testing. Testing Applications on the Web: Test Planning for Mobile and Internet-Based Systems (Wiley, 2nd ed. 2003), available in English, Chinese and Japanese, and Global Software Test Automation (HappyAbout Publishing, 2006). He is a founding member of the Board of Advisors at the University of California Berkeley Extension and has taught for the Certificate in Software Quality Engineering and Management at the University of California Santa Cruz Extension. As a member of IEEE, his training courses have brought Silicon Valley testing expertise to over 16 countries.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.
Hans Buwalda
Chief Technology Officer

Hans leads LogiGear's research and development of test automation solutions, and the delivery of advanced test automation consulting and engineering services. He is a pioneer of the keyword approach for software testing organizations, and he assists clients in strategic implementation of the Action Based Testing™ method throughout their testing organizations. Hans is also the original architect of LogiGear's TestArchitect™, the modular keyword-driven toolset for software test design, automation and management.

Hans is an internationally recognized expert on test automation, test development and testing technology management. He is coauthor of Integrated Test Design and Automation (Addison Wesley, 2001), and speaks frequently at international testing conferences.

Hans holds a Master of Science in Computer Science from Free University, Amsterdam.
Salvador Sandoval
Vice President, Global Engineering Services

Salvador is responsible for devising organizational and service-delivery strategies; building, cultivating, and continually increasing LogiGear's capabilities. With over 16 years of experience in the space, Salvador has acquired extensive experience in managing organizations and delivering high quality professional services to our clients. He is also experienced in developing and implementing quality assurance processes and procedures, testing and reporting methods as well as metrics for software testing. Some of the notable companies he has worked with include Baker Hughes, Cisco, Commscope, FileMaker, Landmark Solutions, OpenWave, Palm, and Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment.

Prior to joining LogiGear Corporation, he was at Genemed Biotechnologies, Inc., where as a production chemist, his responsibilities included developing test procedures and methods for quality control of medical diagnostic devices. Salvador holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Genetics/Biochemistry from the University of California, Davis.

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