Colin (he/him) is a passionate technical leader focused on product management and software engineering of modern apps and services. He is currently the SVP of Product at Octopus Deploy, where he leads product, design, and engineering on a mission to create one million happy deployers through enterprise-scale continuous delivery, done right.

His career spans industries - music, health, financial services, energy, software and public sector. He's worked with organisations at startup, scale-up, and established stages, including Microsoft, officialCOMMUNITY, Gentrack, Pushpay, Brink's, Johnson Controls, Bank of Montreal, CIBC, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan, and more. He's spoken at conferences and meet-ups across North America, New Zealand, Australia, and India. In prior years, he was recognised as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for his contributions to the web development community. 

He is based in Auckland, New Zealand, enjoying beach life with his partner, kids, and Bernese Mountain Dog, Rose. He volunteers at Product Aotearoa and Ōrewa Surf Life Saving Club in his spare time.