Thomas Müller studied Electrical Engineering in Ulm, Germany. His first place of work was as a service engineer in digital imaging for medical devices. After that he was a developer of microcontroller boards and their firmware for machine control. Since 1996 he is employed at IBM. He worked as application developper and as manager for huge application development projects. Since about 10 years he is an IT specialist for Application Lifecycle Management, DevOps and cloud environments. He takes care about its concepts and methodologies, the concrete technical realization and the management aspects.