Alfredo Deza


Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Pratt School of Engineering

Alfredo Deza is a software engineer, speaker, author, and former Olympic athlete working at Microsoft in Developer Relations. He has almost two decades of DevOps and software engineering experience, and has taught several Machine Learning Engineering and DevOps courses.

He has written several books about DevOps and Python including Python For DevOps and Practical MLOps for O'Reilly. Some of the areas of expertise where he can help out with content and guidance are Azure and cloud computing, DevOps, MLOps, Python, Databricks, and automation with CI/CD.

Alfredo is currently leading engagements with Georgia Tech, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, and Duke University, where he often gives guest lectures about Azure, Python, Rust, and technology in general.

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Pratt School of Engineering

Contact Information


  • C. Newton College (Peru), 1996

Courses Taught

  • AIPI 503: Python Bootcamp

Representative Publications

  • Gift, N; Deza, A, Practical MLOps Operationalizing Machine Learning Models (2021) [abs].
  • Deza, A; Gift, N, Testing in Python Robust Testing for Professionals (2020) [abs].
  • Gift, N; Deza, A, Minimal Python (2020) [abs].
  • Gift, N; Deza, A, Python Command Line Tools Design Powerful Apps with Click (2020) [abs].
  • Gift, N; Behrman, K; Deza, A; Gheorghiu, G, Python for DevOps: Learn Ruthlessly Effective Automation (2019) [abs].