The author, MICHAEL BRUNNBAUER, has been working in the media for ten years. After studying Economics at the European Business School (EBS) University of Business and Law in Oestrich-Winkel, Germany, he worked as an investment banker for Deutsche Bank. In 2005, he started studying at the Deutsche Journalistenschule (DJS) in Munich and after his studies, worked for the Financial Times Deutschland (FTD) daily newspaper and the magazine Gentlemen's Quarterly (GQ). Michael Brunnbauer is now head of the men's lifestyle magazine Provocateur for Meth Media Verlag in Austria. He founded the magazine in 2011 with Alexander Meth, a publisher. He is also a freelance writer for magazines and newspapers such as Robb Report, Die Weltwoche and Wired. His main topics include cars, watches, consumer electronics and design. Michael Brunnbauer grew up in Munich and has lived in London and San Diego. He's a passionate collector of watches and whisky.