Rob Mason

Chief Technology Officer

Rob Mason has more than 20 years of operational, management, and software development experience across various companies, languages, platforms and technologies. A meticulous builder and obsessive tester, Rob’s teams produce innovative, robust software.

Prior to Applause, Rob was founder and executive vice president of engineering at Nasuni, where he took the company from initial product concept to more than 10 petabytes of managed storage consisting of billions of files in a global file system. Prior to Nasuni, Rob oversaw all development and quality assurance as the VP of engineering at Archivas.

Rob holds over 30 patents including several in the area of test automation. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an MBA degree with honors from Rutgers University. Rob lives on a horse farm in Massachusetts with his wife.

See What Rob Mason Has Written:

Four Ways Crowdtesting Drives Operational Efficiency and Cost-Effective Development

Read about the ways crowdtesting can help firms produce high-quality digital experiences while keeping costs in check

What is the Metaverse? And What Isn’t It?

It’s not far-flung sci-fi anymore — the metaverse is here, and it requires companies to rethink their approach to UX and testing

Manage Test Cases More Easily with Applause’s TestRail Integration

Maintain test cases and results across platforms

Q&A on Codeless Test Automation with Forrester’s Diego Lo Giudice

Overcoming the test automation plateau with new models and methods

How eBay’s, Walmart’s Engineering Teams Tackle Test Automation

Learn how these leaders think about coverage, what metrics they value, and how they shift testing to the left

Agile Testing Solutions and Where to Find Them

What's holding you back from true Agile development?