Nicholas J. Giannas dedicates his practice to identifying outstanding leaders for traditional and emerging information technology roles in healthcare and higher education. This includes the recruitment of CIOs, CTOs, CISOs, digital and analytics leaders. A principal with over 15 years of experience at WittKieffer, Nick has developed long, trusting relationships with candidates and clients, and they appreciate his keen eye for detail, personalized approach and steady counsel in guiding them through the entire search process.
Nick has great depth of understanding of the field and recognizes the critical need for strong IT leadership in the rapidly changing healthcare and higher education landscapes. In addition, he has a robust network of candidates and is known to IT leaders nationally, through his extensive footprint serving colleges and universities, hospitals and health systems, and academic medical centers as well as his contribution to and participation in national affinity groups and events. Recognizing the rapidly evolving creation and adoption of consumer-facing digital technologies, Nick routinely delivers diverse candidate slates, supplementing the traditional pool of leaders with innovative leaders from a variety of industries, with an emphasis on those who offer transferable knowledge and new perspectives.
Nick joined WittKieffer in 2003 as a research analyst supporting the physician practice nationwide. Since 2006, he has been dedicated to the IT practice and has developed an expertise in the successful recruitment of technology leaders, participating in approximately 250 IT leadership search assignments.