As managing partner of qbess GmbH, Michael Spindler works with a team of IT experts in the financial world at banks, investment and capital management companies to control and drive the existing, historically mature system worlds with modern technologies. The mission is to enrich the existing banking IT world with open source software, orchestration and automation systems and the modern software-defined methodologies.
After studying media informatics, Michael Spindler remained briefly employed as a system engineer at the private weather service MC-Wetter in Berlin before moving to Baader Bank AG in Unterschleissheim. After a few years as a Unix system engineer, he first took over as deputy head of the Unix, Networks, Databases department, then became head of the Microsoft Systems Engineering department and finally, as Executive Director, was responsible for the entire IT operations area until June 2020.
Michael Spindler holds a current certification as RHCE and is a Microsoft Licensing Professional. In addition to previous publications in the Technical Review and Linux Magazin, he is again active as a speaker at IT events and conferences.