Nishant Krishna is an entrepreneur, writer, and inventor who loves exploring and using new ways to solve complex problems in cybersecurity, system programming, cognitive computing, computer vision, and product scaling to hyper-scale levels. He is a co-founder and CTO of a technology startup, TechMachinery Labs. He is also a co-author for IEEE P1931.1 - Standard for an Architectural Framework for Realtime Onsite Operations Facilitation (ROOF) for IoT, focusing on IoT security and interoperability.

In his software development career of 23 years, he has created many products from scratch, working in various technical roles in the areas of Architecture, Cybersecurity, API Development, Anti- Counterfeiting Technologies, Cloud and Virtualization, Internet of Things (IoT), and Machine Learning. Apart from his day-to-day work, he also works on core research in the areas of cybersecurity and cognitive computing. In cybersecurity, his focus is on cyber forensics and vulnerability assessment.

In his consulting role, he advises many companies in product development, threat surface reduction, database and application scalability, and using standard processes for delivering high-quality products.

Nishant is also a guest professor teaching cybersecurity and cognitive computing to students and faculties in multiple prestigious institutions. As part of his teaching assignments, he tries to find innovative and hands-on ways to teach complex concepts.

Nishant has a Master of Science (MS) in Software Engineering from BITS, Pilani, along with many technical certifications.