BRM Institute Welcomes Peter Nichol to the BRM Executive Council

Peter B. Nichol was officially inducted into the BRM Executive Council on December 17, 2019.

The BRM Institute Executive Council (BEC) is an advisory team comprised of past and present executive-level individuals from leading organizations around the globe, who have proven their expertise to implement and maximize the Business Relationship Management capability in organizations. These BRM experts share a passion and possess a vision to change and advance the BRM discipline.

“We are so excited to welcome Peter B. Nichol to the BRM Executive Council! His expertise, passion, and #leadership have made a huge impact in the world of Business & Technology and the #BRM Community. #CIO.” — BRM Institute

“Excited to have you shaping the BRM discipline and guiding our single global #BRM community, Peter B. Nichol. Thank you for being a true #BRMLegend and great leader. You are making a positive impact on the world through your efforts! — Aaron S. Barnes, CBRM, CEO of BRM Institute and Co-founder of BRM Institute

The purpose of the BRM Institute Executive Council is to provide executive thought leadership through real-world experience in BRM capability excellence and assisting BRM Institute in shaping the BRM discipline and advancing the BRM profession globally.

The BEC acts as an advisory council in advocating for the value of BRM, guiding BRM best practices, mentoring BRM practitioners, influencing the strategic direction of the BRM Institute, and advising on future and leading-edge concepts.

“Over the last three years, it’s been amazing to experience the BRM Institute rise as a globally respected institute for relationship management. I’m excited to be part of such an amazing leadership team, stepping up to shape the future of the BRM practice. As executive practitioners, we can offer unique insights to advance the BRM discipline.

I look forward to partnering with fellow executive practitioners to shape the BRM disciple and amplify the prestige of the BRM Institute, an exploding organization now spanning 85 countries.” — Peter B. Nichol




BRM Institute. (2020). BRM Institute Welcomes Peter Nichol to the BRM Executive Council. BRM Institute. 
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Peter is a technology executive with 19 years of experience, dedicated to driving innovation, digital transformation, leadership, and data in business. He helps organizations connect strategy to execution to maximize company performance. He has been recognized for Digital Innovation by CIO 100, MIT Sloan, Computerworld, and the Project Management Institute. As Managing Director at OROCA Innovations, Peter leads the CXO advisory services practice, driving digital strategies. Peter was honored as an MIT Sloan CIO Leadership Award Finalist in 2015 and is a regular contributor to on innovation. 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, process improvements, 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. As Chief Information Officer, Peter was responsible for Connecticut’s Health Insurance Exchange’s (HIX) industry-leading digital platform transforming consumerism and retail oriented services for the health insurance industry. Peter championed the Connecticut marketplace digital implementation with a transformational cloud-based SaaS platform and mobile application recognized as a 2014 PMI Project of the Year Award finalist, CIO 100, and awards for best digital services, API, and platform. He also received a lifetime achievement award for leadership and digital transformation, honored as a 2016 Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leader. Peter is the author of Learning Intelligence: Expand Thinking. Absorb Alternative. Unlock Possibilities (2017), 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 also authored The Power of Blockchain for Healthcare: How Blockchain Will Ignite The Future of Healthcare (2017), the first book to explore the vast opportunities for blockchain to transform the patient experience. Peter has a B.S. in C.I.S from Bentley University and an MBA from Quinnipiac University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. He earned his PMP® in 2001 and is a certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Masters in Business Relationship Management (MBRM) and Certified Scrum Master. As a Commercial Rated Aviation Pilot and Master Scuba Diver, Peter understands first hand, how to anticipate change and lead boldly.