Juergen Sussner is a former Java developer, J2EE AppServer admin and cloud platform engineer. His current role is technical lead for DATEV’s cloud platform, and he works with a team of experts to architect the platform necessary for DATEV’s future applications, based on CloudFoundry and Kubernetes. The platform is his product and he and his team are responsible for every aspect of it, from technical issues to market research, requirements engineering and marketing. The terms “platform as a product” and “developer productivity” are not only his job, they are his passion. He uses his unique, holistic view on development, operations and leadership to find the best ways to innovate and transform.