|The University of Akron, Bachelors||2005|
|Psychology and Sociology|
|The University of Akron, Masters||2007|
Niki is the former co-founder of AgileZen, a project management tool, which was acquired by Rally Software in April 2010. She worked at Rally for two years as the Product Manager for AgileZen before moving into a role as the Director of Organizational Development. Her interests are in lean software development, cognitive psychology, entrepreneurship education, leadership, organizational development and change, and motivation.