Mirela Cukovic Hanson leads Mobile, Maxis and Live quality assurance (QA) teams for Electronic Art’s (EA) development teams around the world. These teams have ensured the quality of players’ experiences in some of the most popular games in the industry: The Sims, Star Wars: Galaxy of Heros; RealRacing3, The Simpsons Tapped Out, PvZ, Battlefield, Madden and others. Mirela is a change agent that has been leading the EA QA organization through several transformations and continues to set a vision for the future and inspire action from what she firmly believes is the best QA talent in the industry. Prior to her current role, Mirela held several technical and operational roles at central and global development groups. She has been at EA for ten years and before that, she held various engineering and technical leadership roles in the Silicon Valley. Mirela holds a degree in computer science from UBC.