Marc Hornbeek, a.k.a., DevOps-the-Gray esq. is CEO and Principal Consultant at Engineering DevOps Consulting , author of the book ‘Engineering DevOps’ and an analyst for the Accelerated Strategy Group. Marc is a specialist and expert at applying a deep knowledge of engineering practices of continuous testing, test automation, risk management, and continuous quality assurance methodologies to DevOps transformations. Marc applies his unique, comprehensive Engineering Blueprints, Seven-Step DevOps Transformation Blueprint and 9 DevOps Pillars discovery and assessment tools, together with targeted workshops to create DevOps transformation roadmaps and strategic plans. Marc is an IEEE Outstanding Engineer and a DevOps leadership advisor/mentor. He is a Blogger on DevOps.com and a freelance writer of DevOps content including webinars, and white papers.