Dr.-Ing. habil. Josef Spillner is senior lecturer / associate professor at Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland. His research activity focuses on Distributed Application Computing Paradigms. This involves distributed, federated and decentralised application designs, as well as novel cloud and post-cloud application architectures, in a spectrum ranging from basic research to applied innovation and industry transfer. Particular emphasis is on technological support for emerging digitalisation needs of industry and society, such as smart cities and mobility. His teaching schedule is focused on Big Data Computing, Cloud Native Computing and Serverless Computing, and Infrastructures for Data Science. He is senior member of IEEE, member of ACM and national professional societies.