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Individual Speaker Profile

Date Joined: July 13, 2015
Country: US
Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
  • Cisco - From 2014-09-01 (Current)
  • Metacloud - From 2014-06-30 To 2014-09-29
  • Rackspace - From 2009-01-15 To 2014-05-16
Statement of Interest

OpenStack Evangelist at Cisco

Areas Of Expertise
  • Private Cloud
  • Hybrid Cloud
  • Enablement
  • Careers
  • Women in Tech




Niki Acosta is an OpenStack Evangelist who came to Cisco by way of the Metacloud Acquistion in late 2014. Her OpenStack journey began when she joined Rackspace in 2008, eventually becoming an OpenStack Evangelist for the Rackspace Cloud, and later, the Private Cloud business.  As a frequent speaker, podcaster, and blogger, she has become a recognized name in the cloud industry both on cloud topics and as an outspoken advocate for women in tech. You can follow her on Twitter at @nikiacosta.

Presentations from previous OpenStack Summits:
Additional presentations:

Willing to present via video conference: Yes
Willing to travel to any country: Yes

Co-Host of Cloud Unfiltered . 

Four-time OpenStack Track Chair

Purveyor of Good Vibes!

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