Michael Missbach is an SAP Specialist Architect with over 25 years of IT experience. He supports Rackspace customers to run hybrid SAP and HANA environments in the cloud. Michael holds a degree in mechanical engineering and a doctorate in materials science from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany. Prior to joining Rackspace in May 2019, Michael designed flexible HANA infrastructures for Freudenberg-IT and held leadership positions at SAP competence centers for Cisco and HPE at SAP’s headquarters in Waldorf, Germany. Michael invented a unique sensor system for rotary kilns and implemented data acquisition at ALCOA. He has written several books on SAP, including SAP on the Cloud, Teach Yourself SAP in 24 Hours; SAP on Windows and Adaptive Hardware-Infrastructures for SAP.