Colin Dembovsky is a Principal Solution Engineer at GitHub. He is a self-proclaimed DevOpsologist and was an ALM MVP from 2011 to 2022. He is based in Spring, TX but remains proudly South African 🇿🇦!

After completing an MSc in Computer Science at Rhodes University, he worked as a developer and later systems architect, implementing DevOps “by feel” and in the trenches. In 2010, he left development to start consulting, using his experience, insight and strategic thinking to help organizations put DevOps into practice. By 2019, Colin was leading a DevOps practice and joined GitHub in 2021.

Colin is passionate about helping teams improve the quality of their software, and do it more efficiently and securely. Colin is a frequent guest speaker and regularly blogs at and can be found on twitter at @colindembovsky and on

When he is not working, he is playing guitar, mandolin or drums, 3D printing on his Ender3, hacking an rPi, board-gaming, flying a drone, or entertaining his wife and 2 kids.

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