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Sauce Labs, Inc.

April 07, 2015 07:30 ET

Selenium Creator Jason Huggins to Present on HealthCare.gov in San Francisco

Former Sauce Labs CTO and Co-founder Shares Lessons Learned and Opportunities Gained From HealthCare.gov Turnaround

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 7, 2015) - Sauce Labs, Inc., the leading cloud-based web and application testing platform, today announced that its co-founder and original Selenium developer Jason Huggins will present on his first-hand experience as part of the HealthCare.gov "tech surge" team at a Meetup titled, "Fixing HealthCare.gov, One Test at a Time." Scheduled for April 21, the free event will take place at if(we) headquarters in downtown San Francisco.

As a member of the HealthCare.gov "tech surge" team, Huggins has a unique, behind-the-scenes view into the HealthCare.gov turnaround and the "HealthCare 2.0" effort that took place in 2014. Along with sharing his in-the-trenches experiences of the HealthCare.gov turnaround, Huggins will introduce the newly established U.S. Digital Services, created in response to the challenges that faced HealthCare.gov at its launch in 2013. Attendees will also learn about the U.S. Digital Services Playbook and what the role of automated testing and deployment will be in future U.S. Government projects. Lastly, the presentation will include a discussion on how Silicon Valley can help government organizations build effective digital services in the future.

Event Details

What: "Fixing HealthCare.gov, One Test at a Time" Meetup
When: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. PT
Where: if(we) Headquarters, 848 Battery Street, San Francisco
Who: Jason is a Chicago-based software engineer and the creator of the open source software testing framework, Selenium. After developing Selenium at ThoughtWorks in 2014, he joined Google to work on large-scale web testing for Gmail, Google Maps and other teams. He then co-founded Sauce Labs and served as CTO to create a cloud-based Selenium service. In late 2013, Jason joined President Obama's "tech surge" team to help fix HealthCare.org. He is now the founder of Tapster Robotics.

Meetup Venue
If(we) Headquarters
848 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA 94111

For more information and registration, please visit: http://www.meetup.com/seleniumsanfrancisco/events/220679923/

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