Markus Taumberger is Line Manager of the Computing Platforms team at the Connectivity Research Area at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and he is the coordinator of the H2020 project Flex4Grid. He received his MSc degree in 2003 in electrical engineering from the Technical University of Munich, Germany. He has been Project Manager of the FP7 STREP project POBICOS. His fields of interest are monitoring and administration of distributed systems, software architectures, and performance engineering for embedded systems. Before joining VTT in 2007 he has been working three years for SWECO PIC as senior software designer of embedded systems.