Christoph Doblander studied business informatics at FH Kufstein, Austria. After the completion of his thesis, “Domain Specific Languages,” he worked as a software engineer at a software consulting company in Vienna for four years helping clients in various domains. After that, he joined a natural gas trading company as an analyst, bringing software engineering and quantitative analysis together. In late 2012, he joined the Chair of Application and Middleware systems at TUM to pursue his Ph.D. His research interests include various topics in the area of distributed systems, middleware, software-defined networking, and publish/subscribe.