Dr. Michael Malms is editor-in-chief of the Strategic Research Agenda (SRA) and technical HPC roadmaps issued by ETP4HPC. He joined IBM Systems Development in Boeblingen, Germany in 1984 and has held various technical and management positions in IBM System Development in Boeblingen and in the US. His main domain was pioneering new system architectures, designs and products in the area of IBM mainframes and HPC Systems . He graduated from the Technical University of Aachen (Germany) in 1978 and received a PhD degree in Computer Science in 1982. Since 2012 he works exclusively for ETP4HPC.