Founded by Neil Price-Jones in 1993 in Ontario, NVP Software Solutions is dedicated solely to Software Quality Assurance and Software Testing.  NVP provides customized solutions based on best practices and years of dedicated experience.  We develop professional relationships with our resources so that we can best match our clients’ needs with our resources’ abilities.


NVP Software Solutions provides industry-leading software quality assurance and testing services, customized to address client’s business requirements. These services are provided by qualified talent utilizing modern industry standards and proven best practices to provide exceptional value to clients.

Business Philosophy and Values

NVP is in business to improve the quality of client software through the application of proven methods and experienced talent to Quality Assurance process improvement and testing new and enhanced software. Customization to address client requirements in line with industry best practices, resource (time, money, and skill sets) limitations, and practical project and work management is implemented to achieve the requested results on time and budget.

Quality is the hallmark of NVP, and when combined with the company’s core values of Professionalism, Flexibility, Reliability, and Trustworthiness, results in customer and employee satisfaction each and every time. Management and staff maintain perspective and awareness of the business, project and technical impacts of their work and actions. NVP looks for opportunities to improve operational effectiveness and client satisfaction.

Neil Price-Jones

Neil Price-Jones has experience in software testing and implementation of automation. His work supports various industries including financial, telecommunications, and pension administration to name a few.

He also assists many clients with their quality assurance training needs in the financial, provincial government, health and insurance sectors.

Founded by Neil in 1993, NVP provides testing expertise to numerous organizations across Ontario, Canada.


Neil is a member and has been a regular presenter for software quality organizations across Ontario including Kitchener Waterloo Software Quality Association (KWSQA) as well as Toronto Association for System & Software Quality (TASSQ). He currently sits on the boards of QAI Canada, and the Caledon Chamber Concerts.

Neil has also been involved in numerous software quality events and has presented and exhibited at the International Quality Conference from 2003-2006.

He is a Senior Consultant and Trainer for the Quality Assurance Institute, Inc (USA) and director of QAI Canada. Neil is certified by the International Software Certification Board to teach the CAST, CSTE, CMST, CASQ, CSQA and CMSQ exam preparation courses.


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Our Team

Bob Thompson

Bob Thompson is highly experienced in financial, retail, health and manufacturing fields, where he has worked as a Project Manager, and Quality Assurance Manager including planning and executing disaster recovery tests. He has worked in data centre migration and planned and executed other infrastructure projects. He utilises standard QA and PMI processes, and adapts them to the needs of the individual projects and organizations. He has improved efficiencies by following Agile and risk based processes as appropriate, for mainframe, client server, web, and mobile platforms.

Hemali Shah

Hemali Shah has 15 years of extensive experience in Telecom, Banking, Insurance and Utilities.  She has integrated multiple projects as a release manager as well as managing the full SDLC from initiation to closure.  Hemali has established standards and policies that promote a team-based work atmosphere and have a positive effect on the corporate bottom line.  She has managed combined offshore and onshore teams delivering quality critical projects on time and within budget.

Max Gorouvein

Max Gorouvein has been a pioneer in the internet space since it began taking over main stream. Over his 20 year technology tenure, he has been instrumental in the areas of Internet Service Providers, and Top Level Domain management where his professional career started. In the past 8 years, Max has been focusing on Program and Project management, managing complex initiatives in the financial and banking sector for Canada’s Top 5 banks. Mr. Gorouvein holds a PMP designation, is an inventor and an aspiring entrepreneur in the area of health consumer products and various mobile applications and gadgets.

Bob Lalsingh

Bob Lalsingh is  an IT professional with over 15 year’s progressive quality assurance and testing experience for leading Fortune 500 organizations, in banking, retail, telecommunications, wealth management, healthcare, and utilities. Bob has delivered complex mission critical programs and processes on time to reduce costs and improve operational efficiencies. He has extensive knowledge in all phases of the software development life cycle (DEV, SIT, UAT, Performance, and ORT) focusing on QA/testing delivery success.

Vida Shafaghat

Vida Shafaghat is a Quality Assurance and Testing expert with proven leadership skills in IT Program Management from Initiation to Implementation She has provided Strategy and Guidelines for QA/Testing Programs and added value and efficiency in the QA process.  Vida has experience in Financial, Banking, Insurance,   and Telecom industries.  She mentors and leads QA resources on her teams providing highly efficient Quality Assurance and testing practices for her clients.

Debbie Renkema

Debbie Renkema has spent over 15 years in Business Systems Analysis, and Change/Project Management defining and implementing automated solutions driven by customers’ needs, legislation, compliance, operations or technology changes.  She  has developed business analysis and quality assurance practices for Canada’s largest private health network (7/24 OLTP POS) servicing millions of Canadians and processing in excess of a million of transaction weekly.

Debbie is driven by challenge, conceiving and initiating positive change in rapidly evolving environments.  She has a passion for effective processes and process improvement.