This Week’s Technology Thought Leader: David Rodriguez, Fiserv

David Rodriguez is Vice President, Quality and Release Management, Electronic Payments at Fiserv. He has almost 30 years of experience in software quality assurance, systems analysis and software development.

Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV) is a leading global provider of information management and electronic commerce systems for the financial services industry, providing integrated technology and services that create value and results for our clients. Fiserv drives innovations that transform experiences for more than 13,000 clients worldwide.

Excellent communication skills, strong mentoring abilities and demonstrating the essential qualities of a servant leader, David’s management style is team-focused.

“My interest in WIT started about 5 to 6 years ago, when a friend of mine asked me to get involved with the organization. Having two daughters who were at the time in college, and understanding how valuable technology could be to them, this was definitely something I was interested in. And it continues to be a cause I support” – David Rodriguez

With a reputation for building new teams from the ground up, David then leads and manages those teams to be successful in their intended corporate functions. His focus is on improving the efficiency and the effectiveness of the overall quality function for the organization.

David graduated from California State Polytechnic University with a Bachelor of Computer Information Systems & Business Administration. He is a member of the Atlanta Quality Assurance Association (AQAA), and is also a Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) as well as a Certified Software Tester (CSTE).

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Reading:  “That’s Not How We Do It Here” by John Kotter. This is a book about organizational transformation.

Best Advice You’ve Ever Received: “Establish and understand my own market – Meaning that if I think about my name, I need to establish my own brand. What is it that I want people to think about when they hear my name? And then of course, making sure that I am reinforcing that brand with my actions.”

Originally published on Atlanta Daybook