Cypress.io adds Jason Warner, SVP of Technology for GitHub, to Board of Directors

Tuesday, 21. May 2019 16:00

ATLANTA, May 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cypress.io, the next generation automated testing framework used by software developers and QA engineers to test web applications, announces today that Jason Warner, Senior Vice President of Technology for GitHub, has joined the company as its first independent board member.  

“We are excited to have Jason join our board and look forward to his contributions,” said Drew Lanham, CEO of Cypress.  “Cypress is built for the developer community, and few people know how to create products that developers love better than Jason.  In addition to a history of building fantastic products, Jason has unparalleled depth of experience in aligning the needs of developers, the open source community, and businesses.”

At GitHub, Jason Warner leads engineering and security for the largest software development platform in the world, with over 100 million repositories and 36 million users.  Prior to GitHub, Warner was VP of Engineering for Heroku and led engineering for Ubuntu Desktop at Canonical.

Delivering seamless, high-quality user experiences has become a requirement when building applications, something that Warner understands deeply from his career building products and observing developer trends at GitHub.  "Few things are more important to developers than the tools that free them to do great work," said Warner. "The web continues to rapidly evolve, making it challenging for organizations to keep up while building better products faster, more efficiently and with confidence. Cypress’ vision for how to accomplish this is exciting, and I’m looking forward to working with the team in their next phase of rapid growth."

With over 10 million downloads and users in over 90 countries, Cypress.io is the leader in browser-based test automation for the modern web.  Cypress enables developers and enterprises to easily, quickly, and accurately test anything that runs in the browser, empowering developers to build modern web applications faster, better.

Using Cypress’ Javascript framework, developers can simply create end-to-end tests for complex scenarios such as e-commerce, complex user workflows, and single-page applications with complex user interactions.  The Test Runner software and Dashboard service enable live execution of tests, recording screenshots, video, and test run history, and seamlessly integrates with existing developer tools and processes.

Founded in 2016, Cypress is based in Atlanta, GA and with employees worldwide.  Investors include Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP), Las Olas Venture Capital (LOVC), Tech Square Ventures, BIP Capital, and BLH Venture Partners.  Used by a thriving community of developers in some of the world’s most influential products, customers include Autodesk, Crunchbase, DHL, Fullstory, HashiCorp, GitHub, GoDaddy, Pandora, Priceline, SendGrid, Slack, and Shopify.  

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