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Mike Gianoni

President & CEO

Blackbaud

Charleston, SC, USA


Mike Gianoni
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Mike Gianoni’s Biography

Mike Gianoni is the President and CEO of Blackbaud, a leading cloud software company dedicated to powering social good. He also serves as Vice Chairman of their Board of Directors. Since joining in 2014, Mike has leveraged his extensive technology and leadership experience to advance Blackbaud's mission of providing innovative solutions to non-profits, educational institutions, healthcare organizations, and other social enterprises.

Before his role at Blackbaud, Mike held prominent positions in the technology and software sectors. He served as president at Fiserv, a global financial services technology solutions provider. Previously, Mike was Senior Vice President of the Financial Services division at DST Systems, Inc., where he significantly contributed to the company's growth in the financial technology sector.

Mike holds positions on several boards, including the International African American Museum in Charleston. He has previously served on the boards of Liberty Health System (now Barnabas Health); SnapCap, the University of New Haven, and the American Red Cross.

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Mike Gianoni is the President and CEO of Blackbaud, a leading cloud software company dedicated to powering social good. He also serves as Vice Chairman of their Board of Directors. Since joining in 2014, Mike has leveraged his extensive technology and leadership experience to advance Blackbaud's mission of providing innovative solutions to non-profits, educational institutions, healthcare organizations, and other social enterprises.

Before his role at Blackbaud, Mike held prominent positions in the technology and software sectors. He served as president at Fiserv, a global financial services technology solutions provider. Previously, Mike was Senior Vice President of the Financial Services division at DST Systems, Inc., where he significantly contributed to the company's growth in the financial technology sector.

Mike holds positions on several boards, including the International African American Museum in Charleston. He has previously served on the boards of Liberty Health System (now Barnabas Health); SnapCap, the University of New Haven, and the American Red Cross.

In addition to his professional achievements, Mike is deeply committed to philanthropy, supporting numerous charitable causes and advocating for corporate social responsibility. He is particularly passionate about animal welfare, specifically Pit Bulls, and actively supports the Charleston Animal Society. Mike and Blackbaud recently received the Community Ambassador Award for their commitment to supporting local causes, including sponsoring events for animal care and building humane enclosures for outdoor pets.

Mike was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Business Administration from the University of New Haven.

He graduated from Waterbury State Technical College with a degree in business administration and the University of New Haven with an MBA.
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Mike Gianoni’s Background

Blackbaud
President & CEO
Jan 2014 - Present
Charleston, SC, USA
Blackbaud is a leading software provider dedicated to powering social impact in the non-profit and education sectors. Its essential software accelerates the impact in fundraising, non-profit financial management, digital giving, grant-making, corporate social responsibility, and education management.
 
Fiserv.
President | Financial Institutions Group
Jan 2010 - Dec 2013
Milwaukee, WI, USA
Fiserv is a global provider of financial services technology solutions, specializing in payment processing, financial risk management, data analytics, and customer and channel management. The company offers a comprehensive range of services to banks, credit unions, investment firms, and other financial institutions, helping them streamline operations and improve customer experiences.
 
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Mike Gianoni’s Gallery

Current Board Positions

Blackbaud
Vice-Chairman
Jan 2014 - Present
Charleston, SC, USA
 
Teradata
Chairman
Jan 2015 - Present
San Diego, CA, USA
Teradata is an American software company that provides cloud database and analytics-related software, products, and services. Founded in 1979, Teradata develops and sells enterprise software for business analytics, data warehousing, and consulting.
 

Previous Board Positions

Liberty Health System
Board Member
West Orange, NJ, USA
Liberty Health System is now part of RWJ Barnabas Health, a comprehensive health care system in New Jersey. RWJ Barnabas Health is dedicated to providing high-quality patient care, leading-edge research, and world-class health and medical education through its partnership with Rutgers University.
 

Previous Advisory Roles

SnapCap
Member of Advisory Board
Jul 2015 - Present
Charleston, SC, USA
SnapCap specializes in providing quick and accessible business financing solutions to small businesses through an online platform, offering various loan products to support business growth and operations.
 
University of New Haven
Board Member
West Haven, CT, USA
 

Philanthropy

Mike Gianoni announces $1 million Blackbaud donation to help build African American museum
Media
May 2024 - Present
San Bruno, CA, USA
Blackbaud President and CEO, Mike Gianoni, announces a $1 million gift to the International African American Museum, which forms part of a $75 million project spearheaded by former mayor, Joe Riley.
 
Mike Gianoni and Blackbaud collaboration with the Medical University of South Carolina
Media
Apr 2024 - Present
San Bruno, CA, USA
Mike Gianoni, along with Blackbaud, has launched a collaborative online mental health platform for MUSC students.
 
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Media

Blackbaud CEO Mike Gianoni and EVERFI CEO Tom Davidson reveal what sparked the deal in 'Making Money.'
Discussion
San Bruno, CA, USA
In 'Making Money,' Blackbaud CEO Mike Gianoni and EVERFI CEO Tom Davidson discuss the inspiration behind their recent partnership.
 
Blackbaud CEO Mike Gianoni Named One of 50 Most Influential by Charleston Business Magazine
Article
Charleston, SC, USA
Blackbaud proudly announces that their President and CEO, Mike Gianoni, has been named one of the 50 Most Influential People of 2020 by Charleston Business Magazine.
 

Interviews

Mike Gianoni - What is Digital Transformation
Interview
Apr 2024
San Bruno, CA, USA
Mike Gianoni, a thought-leading CEO of Blackbaud, provides a concise explanation of Digital Transformation at bbcon.
 

Academic Appointments

University of New Haven
Honorary Doctorate | Business Administration
Jan 2014 - Dec 2014
West Haven, CT, USA
 

Charitable Interests

Mike Gianoni advocating for Pit Bulls
Breed Advocate
Apr 2024 - Present
San Bruno, CA, USA
Mike Gianoni, the President and CEO of Blackbaud, is not only a successful businessman but also a passionate Pit Bull owner and advocate. He has taken on the responsibility of speaking on behalf of these often-misunderstood animals. His ultimate goal is to encourage others to educate themselves on the true nature of Pit Bulls.
 

Mike Gianoni’s Education

University of New Haven
MBA
1990 - 1992
Charter Oak State College
BSBA | Business
1990 - 1990
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