Peter Nichol


PA Consulting Group

Symposium Roles
CIO Award Finalist 2015
Speaker/Panelist 2016, 2015
Panels Participated in
How Blockchain Will Transform the Digital Economy (2016)
The Influence of Digital on CIO Leadership (2015)

Peter B. Nichol, was honored as an MIT Sloan CIO Leadership Award Finalist in 2015, and is a regular contributor to on innovation. Former Head of Information Technology, 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 was the program director for the Connecticut marketplace implementation, providing the most stable HIX launch October 01, 2013, reducing Connecticut’s uninsured rate by more than half, a national model for success.  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 and CIO 100 awards for best digital services, API, and platform. He also received a lifetime achievement award for leadership and digital transform honored as a 2016 Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leader.

Peter is a healthcare Expert at PA Consulting Group and has a B.S. in C.I.S from Bentley College, earned his PMP® in 2001, Certified Scrum Master and Six Sigma Master Black Belt. As a Commercial Rated Aviation Pilot and Master Scuba Diver, Peter understands first hand, how to anticipate change and lead boldly.

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