Ralph Kemperdick is a long-term supporter of the German technical Bitkom community. He has been working on many Big Data and Machine learning projects in EMEA and helps to shape the future of the Microsoft product suite as technical insider. His current position at Microsoft Germany is a digital business architect, data. In this position he provides a solid background as technical senior for large scale cloud enabled Enterprise architectures and analytical applications. Before joining Microsoft, he gained experience in Software development and marketing specializing on verticals like utilities, telecommunication, manufacturing and retail. Over 20 years he put his emphasis on analytical applications, data warehouse and data mining concepts. In his recent history he has been working with several customers on cloud PaaS services like Hadoop Spark, Tensorflow, ML-Lib, modern Kubernets base dev/ops applications, Azure Cognitive Services, and Databricks scalable system solutions.