Peter Nichol is a technology executive dedicated to driving innovation, digital transformation, leadership, and data in business. He helps organizations connect strategy to execution to maximize company performance.

Peter has led businesses through complex changes, including the adoption of data-first approaches for portfolio management, lean six sigma for operational excellence, departmental transformations, maximizing team performance, designing new IT operating models, digitizing platforms, leading large-scale mission-critical technology deployments, product management, agile methodologies, and building high-performance teams.

Peter is a 4x author, MIT Sloan and Yale School of Management speaker, and avid blogger with hundreds of articles on innovation, data science, artificial intelligence, and blockchain.

Peter is the author of Think Lead Disrupt: How Innovative Minds Connect Strategy to Execution, which the Chief Medical Officer of GE Healthcare, calls “A must-read. Everyone wants to think like an innovator!”

Peter is the author of Leading with Value: How to Effectively Communicate Business Value, which Regeneron Pharmaceutical’s Head of Strategic Planning calls “Leading with Value offers insightful examples of how to capture and communicate value to your business partners!”

Peter is the author of Learning Intelligence: Expand Thinking. Absorb Alternative. Unlock Possibilities, which Marshall Goldsmith, author of the New York Times No. 1 bestseller Triggers, calls “a must-read for any leader wanting to compete in the innovation-powered landscape of today.”

Peter is the author of The Power of Blockchain for Healthcare: How Blockchain Will Ignite The Future of Healthcare, the first book to explore the vast opportunities for blockchain to transform the patient experience.

What Sets Peter Apart:

  • The first, globally credentialed Master of Business Relationship Management (MBRM®), 2019
  • MIT CIO speaker/panelist 2018, 2016, 2015
  • MIT Sloan CIO Leadership Award Finalist 2015
  • A visionary leader who has published hundreds of articles on innovation

Recognized Speaker:

  • Innovation
  • Digital transformation
  • Leadership
  • Data Analytics

Distinguished Awards:

  • 2023 Top BRM, BRM Institute
  • 2021 Business Transformation 150, Constellation Research
  • 2021 Top BRM, BRM Institute
  • 2020 Top BRM, BRM Institute
  • 2020 BRM Community Impact
  • 2020 BRM Trailblazer: “Purpose in Evolution”
  • 2019 BRM Practitioner Award
  • 2019 BRM Trailblazer Award
  • 2017 Top Tech Voices You Should Be Following on LinkedIn
  • 2016 Computerworld Premier 100 Technology Leader
  • 2015 MIT Sloan CIO Leadership Award Finalist
  • 2015 CIO100 – Innovating in the Digital Economy Winner
  • 2014 PMI Project of the Year Award,” Top 3 Global Finalist
  • 2014 Healthcare Innovator of the Year Award
  • 2014 Best New Service for ahCT Mobile Enroll Award
  • 2014 Best API for Access Health CT ahCT Mobile Enroll Award
  • 2014 Best Platform ahCT Mobile Enroll Award
  • 2014 Health IT Leadership Award
  • 2014 Winner of the Best Government Services App Award
  • 2014 Driving Digital Government State Government Award
  • 2014 Collaboration Across Boundaries Award


  • Certified Master of Business Relationship Manager (MBRM®) – BRM Institute
  • Certified Business Relationship Manager (CBRM®) – BRM Institute
  • Business Relationship Management Professional (BRMP®) – BRM Institute
  • Certified BRM Certificate of Experience in Change Management and Transformational Change
  • Certified BRM Certificate of Experience in Organizational Transformation and Scalability
  • Certified BRM Certificate of Experience in Project Management and Portfolio Management
  • Certified BRM Certificate of Experience in Strategy and Strategic Resource Management
  • Certified SAFe Agilist (SA) – Scaled Agile Framework
  • Certified SAFe Practitioner (SP) – Scaled Agile Framework
  • Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)
  • Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM)
  • Certified Scrum Professional ScrumMaster (CSP-CSM)
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
  • Advanced Certified Scrum Product Owner (A-CSPO)
  • Certified Scrum Professional Product Owner (CSP-PO)
  • Certified Manager of Process Improvement (CMPI)
  • Certified Quality Manager (CQM)
  • Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt (CSSMBB)
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP®)