Colin Dembovsky

DevOps Practice Lead and DevOpsologist


Colin Dembovsky is a DevOps Practice Lead at Cognizant's Microsoft Business Group. He is a continual DevOpsologist and Microsoft ALM MVP based in Texas (formerly from South Africa). After completing an MSc in Computer Science at Rhodes University, he worked as a developer (first in Linux using C++ and moving to .NET and C#) and later systems architect. He left development work to start ALM consulting, and has been an ALM MVP since 2011. He is passionate about helping teams improve the quality of their software, and do it more efficiently. Besides consulting and training, Colin is a frequent guest speaker and regularly blogs at and can be found on twitter at @colindembovsky. When he is not working on Azure somewhere, he is playing guitar, mandolin or drums and recording in his home studio, or entertaining his wife and 2 kids.