Niki Gastinel Technologist, Entrepreneur, Community Builder, Moderator

For the past 20 years, Niki has worked as software manager for some of the world's top tech giants such as Apple, SAP, and HP and as well as startups in Silicon Valley. She has deep and broad knowledge of big data and business intelligence. She was the 1st investor in Viditure.com and helped to build the core team and the initial product. Niki volunteers tirelessly for Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs & Startups group with over 30,000 members. She organizes a number of large monthly events for entrepreneurs and investors, such as Pitch and Demo, Recruiting, Tech Talks and more to foster the startup eco system. Niki believes in using technology and innovation to improve human conditions. She is currently advising 2 stealth startups.

Niki received her B.S. in Computer Science from University of Science and Technology of China and M.S. in Statistics from Carnegie-Mellon University.