N.M. has 15+ years of product marketing and management experience with small and large companies, including Cisco Systems and Deltek. She has experience across a broad range of industries, including IT, telecommunications, data analytics, construction management, and energy/sustainability. She is currently an independent consultant providing product management and marketing services to software companies. Earlier in her career at Cisco Systems, Nikki was a Sales Engineer, where she has awarded SE of the Year for consecutive years in a row. Then she moved into a product management/marketing position, focusing on requirements gathering, business case development, and product launch. Within a year at Deltek, she was promoted from Product Marketing Manager to Director of Product Marketing. She has built and marketed SaaS and Mobile applications resulting in multi-million dollar revenues. She has a Masters in Global Sustainability from Virginia Tech and Bachelors of Electrical Engineering from University of Maryland, College Park. She is proficient in Windows and Mac applications.