Prior to joining Juniper in 2014 Michael worked 16 years for HP. In HP he spent his last 2 years on doing research on SDN and writing applications unleashing the power of SDN. Michael is passionate about SDN and virtualization. As part of Junipers Contrail team he takes care for integrating OpenContrail into whatever kind of new and exciting technology comes along. Lately he started to enjoy the brave new world of Containers and their need for a robust networking infrastructure.