Rudolf Ramler is a senior researcher at the Software Competence Center Hagenberg, Austria. He has over 15 years of experience in software engineering research and technology transfer. His research interests include software testing, quality management, and empirical software engineering. Rudolf works as a consultant in industry projects and is a lecturer with the Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences at Hagenberg, the Johannes Kepler University of Linz, and the Vienna University of Technology. He holds a M.Sc. (2001) in Business Informatics from the Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria.