Niko has nearly 20 years of experience working with executives to develop their innovation and prototyping capabilities. He has established and managed global product teams, introduced emerging technologies (Machine Learning/AI and Internet of Things) and guided clients in defining the operational and cultural changes required for lasting impact. He is comfortable at the infrastructure, product, and business levels of the technology ecosystem.
Prior, Niko was an AI and corporate innovation consultant at PriceWaterhouseCoopers where he held several positions including Head of Product for the AI Accelerator, Team Leader in the Emerging Technology Lab and Emerging Technology Lead for the Digital Practice in Netherlands. Previously, he consulted for Diamond Management & Technology Partners.
Niko holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.
Niko maintains an active practice of self reflection, drawing inspiration from both Stoic and Buddhist traditions. He has spent over 2 months on silent retreat and meditates regularly.