Arrikto Employee Spotlight: Nickie Gkolia

Sep 15, 2021 | Blog and Kubeflow Updates

Our new blog series is dedicated to our talented and hardworking team!
Most of our success has been due to our people so we’re excited to introduce each one of them via 13 questions.

Next one on our list is our Marketing and Product Engineer Nickie Gkolia!


What do you do at our company?

I am a Marketing and Product Engineer.

How long have you been working at Arrikto?

I started in March of 2021.

What has been your favorite project so far?

I really enjoy our participation in the KubeCon conferences where the whole community gets together, shares knowledge and ideas and we have the opportunity to communicate our work with the audience. So this is a great chance for us to create wonderful things!

What do you like most about your role?

You never feel that you know everything. Every day there’s something new to explore.

What do you think is the most valuable lesson you have learned while working at Arrikto so far?

Making decisions, owning things, discussing ideas, being patient, curious, innovative and taking more responsibilities is the only way to grow.

What were you doing before working at Arrikto?

I was studying Electrical and Computer Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens.

What’s something you’re planning on doing in the next year that you’ve never done?

Going through all northern Greece’s cities and villages by train.

Three words to best describe you.

Ambitious/Creative/Loyal

What is the one thing you can’t live without?

I cannot imagine myself without my little puppy.

Where’s your favorite place in the world?

Pelion in Greece is like heaven in both summer and winter.

What is your motto?

“No matter what happens, just keep trying”

What is one food that you cannot resist?

I will never say “no” to pasta like carbonara, napolitana etc.

What do you like to do when you aren’t working?

Travelling, photo shooting, crossfit training

Interested in joining Arrikto? We are hiring!


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