Prof. Dr. Michael Felderer is an associate professor at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Innsbruck, Austria and a guest professor at the Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden. He holds a PhD and habilitation degree in computer science. His research interests are in the areas of software and security engineering. The research has a strong empirical focus also using methods of data science and is directed towards development and evaluation of efficient and effective methods to facilitate and measure quality of software systems and processes. Dr. Felderer works in close collaboration with industry and transfers his research results into practice as a consultant and speaker on industrial conferences.