Birgitta Hauser has been a Software and Database Engineer since 2008, focusing on RPG, SQL and Web development on IBM i at Toolmaker Advanced Efficiency GmbH in Germany. She graduated with a business economics diploma, and started programming on the AS/400 in 1992. She also works as trainer for RPG and SQL developers and database administrators/engineers. In addition she consults companies who want to modernize their legacy IBM i applications and grown over the time databases. Since 2002 she has frequently spoken at the COMMON User Groups and other IBM i and Power Conferences in Germany, other European Countries, USA and Canada. In addition, she is co-author of two IBM Redbooks and the author of several articles and papers focusing on RPG and SQL for a German Publisher, iPro Developer and IBM DeveloperWorks. In 2015 she received the John Earl Speaker Scholarship Award.