Nikolaus Hruska is a program manager, software engineer, and researcher with diverse experience spanning across standards, emerging technologies, learning, and software engineering. He is a former researcher at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and was responsible for joint research and software development initiatives. Nikolaus has led efforts at the Department of Defense (DoD) on the future of the Training and Learning Architecture (TLA), which evolved from SCORM. He has stewarded projects to enable the Experience API (xAPI) specification development and open source software development community. Nikolaus has expertise in software development, product development, standards development, open architecture, and API development. He is currently a Program Manager and one of the founders at Problem Solutions, and provides learning technology solutions to government, commercial, and nonprofit organizations.