Mr. Ivanov founded and providing technological direction and vision for GridGain open source project. Mr. Ivanov brings almost 20 years of experience in software development, a vision and pragmatic view of where development technology is going, and high quality standards in software engineering.
In 1996, Mr. Ivanov was one of the pioneers in using Java technology for server side middleware development while working at T-Systems GmbH, one of the largest European System Integrator.
Nikita has held various positions architecting and leading software product development for start-up companies and working with well-established companies such as Adaptec, Visa and BEA Systems. Mr. Ivanov is an active member of Java middleware community and is a contributor to Java specifications.
Mr. Ivanov holds a Master's degree in Electro Mechanics from Baltic State Technical University, Saint Petersburg, Russia.