About ITCB®

ITCB® - Israel Testing Certification Board is the Israeli association for the certification of software testers and the exclusive official representative of the ISTQB® organization in Israel, the association was founded in 2004 as a legally registered non-profit organization and was designated by ISTQB® in the same year as an official representative.

The activists in the association are professionals in the field of testing, who work voluntarily and not for profit.

The main task is to promote the software and computer systems testing profession in Israel by training testers and granting certification in the field

Among the activities of the association are the creation of certification exams and nationwide deployment of the exam service, issuing certificates on behalf of ISTQB®, writing a professional magazine in Hebrew that is distributed free of charge, supporting Meetup professional meetings, holding ISTC an annual testing competition that hold prizes, cooperation with state institutions for employee training, and more.

We are always looking for additional volunteers, if you have the desire and knowledge we will be happy to welcome you to our ranks, contact us through "Contact Us" and we will send more details.

Executive Board

Yaron Tsubery

EB - Executive Board

Over 30 years of experience in SW software development systems, SW project management, engineering and testing management. With international experience in complex systems in the fields of telecom, finance, automotive and defense systems. Main expertise: complex project management, consulting for senior management in organizations (Siemens Germany), executive training. Former president of the ISTQB organization and president of the ITCB from the day of its establishment until 2023.

Tal Pe'er

EB - Executive Board

Tal has vast experience in software testing as a tester and team leader, consultant and trainer, testing various technologies such as EW systems, NMS systems, digital video solutions and more. Test management, test methodologies, Test Process Improvement

Michael Stahl

EB – Executive Board

validates the software that controls Intel's WiFi and WiMAX network cards. Before starting his career in SW testing (in 2000), Michael worked at Intel’s fab in Jerusalem, Israel, as a chip-level test engineer.

David Bassa

EB – Executive Board

A leading Experienced and proficient entrepreneur. Main Shareholder in multiple startups. Previously founder of a series of ventures to EXIT in the Hi tech and Biotech industries

Yan Baron

EB - Executive Board

Content manager at Israel SIGiST testing conferences, experienced software, testing and engineering developer. Established and managed more than 20 test groups. Development of methodologies and tools for testing and ALM. Consulting and training for test managers. Project management and methodologies. Code Lifecycle: Methodologies and Tools. 16 years of work in various positions at Combers: test team leader, test group manager, deployment group manager, customer support director, PLM director, test automation manager. Startups - Aternity, Vidmind. Nine years testing at IMDsoft. Since 2014 he founded and manages the Israeli testing magazine "Testing World"

Kobi (Jacob) Halperin

EB – Executive Board

  Testing Eng. at NOKIA with over 25 years as tester and test manager in the Telecom field. Seasoned tester and test manager in the Telecom/Datacom field (SDH, Eth, Optics, Radio, NMS, Cloud), Highly involved in community forums; seeking to widen discussions in the field of testing. Test Process improvement, Test Management - Design and strategy, Test automation, testing tools improvement.

Advisory Board

Michal Tal

AB - Advisory Board

Michal Tal has over 30 years of experience in the field of software testing and quality assurance, since 1992. She has performed diverse roles in the fields of managing testing and development teams, project management, consulting in the fields of software testing and software quality assurance, managing and conducting training in the field, training team managers. Establishment and management of a service and training company in the field of software development and QA. Has experience working in Israeli and international companies.

Dan Almog

AB - Advisory Board

A software developer and team lead for 5 years, managed a small software house and co-founding a company called NSI – a spinoff from Digital CO. where he served as VP for software development for the finance market. By 2000 Joined Amdocs as director for SW development and customer account manager. Currently, at the Ben Gurion University academic staff; teaching and researching.  Test strategy, Risk based testing, Test Process improvement, Test automation, Communication skills, Test management and Test Design.

Dakar Shalom

AB - Advisory Board

Dakar Shalom lives and breathes QA for about three decades Performed a variety of positions from tester to manager of a testing division and CTO in a testing company. Senior lecturer in software testing, quality assurance and project management. Serves as a consultant to high-tech companies for optimization and implementation of development processes, software testing and quality assurance in the organization.

Ofer Feldman

AB - Advisory Board

25 years experience in Testing, Development, system analyst, ERP Implementer. Huge experience as trainer, lecturer and mentor. Headed software testing projects and teams directly or in matrix structure from Design Development Testing towards Production. Managed at Amdocs: R&D ST, ReleaseManager of largest development version of flagship product, setup and managed the Maintenance and Customer Support group.

Yonit Trabelsi Itzhaki

AB - Advisory Board

In the high-tech industry for over two decades. Director of testing at John Bryce College, senior lecturer at John Bryce College and Ariel University. She has experience in analyzing and characterizing software systems, managing and leading matrix testing projects including testing teams, training teams and implementations. Lecturer in the fields of: project management, databases, software development, accessibility and user experience for software testers. Accompanying senior executives in soft skills such as managing time and tasks, improving work processes, etc.

Gil shekel

AB - Advisory Board

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Gil Danon

Admin. Manager

Establishes and conducts the certification exams, manages the activities in the association and links the various parties with the management and our many customers.

Ester Zabar

AB - Advisory Board

Chemical engineer (M.Sc) graduated from the Technion. 12 years of experience in software development in the aerospace industry. 11 years of experience in QA management at ECI and BMC companies. entrepreneur and manager of AQA - the program that trains and integrates high-functioning autistics as software testers in high-tech companies.

Nitzan Goldenberg

AB - Advisory Board

Husband, father and tester at heart, in the field for 7 years, Senior Test Engineer and Scrum Master at Seatgeek,Editor-in-Chief of the "Testing World" magazine, Chief Leader of the TestIL Meetup Group, Director of the AB-Advisory Board of the ITCB Association, Software Testing Lecturer and prepares course graduates for interviews Working.

Moshe Mamia

AB - Advisory Board

Moshe is experienced QA and DevOps manager with more than 10 years managerial experience and all in all 18 years of experience, specialized in automation development and performance analysis. Working currently at HPE Software for the last 6 years. Before HPE, Moshe held several QA managerial positions in Startup companies as Wanova (Acquired by VMWare), Imperva (Successful IPO in NASDAQ), Radware and more. Besides, Moshe serve as lecturer in SW engineering faculty at SCE College, focus on Automation development, Performance analysis and Non-functional testing.

Kobi Yonasi

QA Manager at Jerusalem Municipality

Bachelor's degree in Economics from Bar Ilan University, Director of Testing at the Jerusalem Municipality and a consultant in the field for the CBS. Head of the Software Testing Studies Department at the Technion's Foreign Studies Unit. Academic Director at several leading colleges such as Azrieli College of Engineering Jerusalem, Peres Academy, Ramat Gan Academy and Tel Hai College . The home lecturer of some of the leading companies in the industry including Ness Technologies and Qualitest.

Netanel Harush

AB - Advisory Board

Sports enthusiast with a soul, electronics and computer engineer, software testing engineer, automation developer, podcast co-host and manager at "TestIL," lecturer in manual and automated software testing, and leads new testers into the hi-tech industry.