Kristi Nikolla is a senior software engineer working with the wonderful folks of the massopen.cloud at Boston University.

Since 2016, he’s been leading the Mix & Match project team, whose goal it is to enable resource federation between multiple OpenStack clouds. In addition he has been providing technical support to operations of our OpenStack cloud and driving the architecture and implementation of most things authentication/authorization related.

Kristi has been an active contributor of OpenStack since 2016, and is currently project team lead of the Keystone project, as well as a member of the OpenStack Technical Committee.

He holds a Master of Science in Computer Science degree from Boston University and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree from University of New York Tirana.