Date Joined: July 13, 2015
Country: United States
Home Town: Austin
Zip Code: 78748
Registered for Upcoming
- 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
- 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 and upcoming OpenInfra Summits:
Paris OpenStack Summit
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!