Peter Nichol

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Managing Director
Oroca Innovations

Peter B. Nichol is a business and technology executive recognized for digital innovation by CIO100, MIT Sloan, Computerworld, and Project Management Institute. He is a managing director with Oroca Innovations a digital, innovation and strategic advisory firm.

As a revenue growth expert and futurist. Peter consults on innovation, platform monetization, strategy, growth realization, and digital for large complex innovation programs for companies refactoring the organization’s DNA building tomorrow’s digital businesses. He also advises companies on the potential of blockchain and platform growth strategies leveraging consumptive collaboration and the benefits of multi-sided markets.

As former Head of Information Technology, Peter was responsible for IT at Access Health CT (AHCT), Connecticut’s Health Insurance Exchange (HIX). Peter oversaw AHCT’s online marketplace systems, worker case management and electronic integration with Federal Systems, State Agencies and Insurance Carriers. Peter was responsible for AHCT’s industry leading digital platform transforming consumerism and retail oriented services for the health insurance industry, recognized as a 2015 MIT Sloan CIO Leadership Award Finalist. Peter championed AHCT’s digital implementation with a transformational cloud based SaaS platform and mobile applications recognized by CIO Magazine at the 2015 CIO100 Awards.

Previously, Peter was the program director for AHCT’s marketplace implementation, reducing Connecticut’s uninsured rate by more than half, a national model for success and recognized as a 2014 PMI Project of the Year Award Finalist.

Peter holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Information Systems from Bentley College. He earned his PMP® in 2001, a 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.