Nick Colyer

Nick Colyer is the Cloud and DevOps Lead at AHEAD.

Nick works with teams from large enterprise Fortune 500
companies in the healthcare, airline transportation, financial, retail, and automotive
sectors to educate and develop solutions to help them realize the benefits of cloud
technologies. These engagements have varied from executive level presentations and
roadmap development, to detailed engineering and technology specific discussions on a
broad range of topics. Nick has also developed AHEAD’s Cloud Framework, which enables
rapid acceleration of cloud adoption so that businesses may innovate like a startup, while
operating like an enterprise.

Nick also developed all content for and ran AHEAD’s Azure Innovation Days. In the past, Nick
has created Azure training materials and tech talks for internal and customer consumption.
He’s helped to develop code and other IP to accelerate customer adoption of Azure and AWS,
and create the Cloud Operating Model Framework for customers to implement Governance,
Operations and Monitoring quickly.

Areas of Expertise

Cloud Adoption Framework for Enterprises
Public Cloud Journey
DevOps and Automation Techniques


University of South Africa
Bachelor of Science, Information Systems