As O.C. Tanner's Chief Technology Officer, Niel Nickolaisen has a passion for the development and delivery of innovative technology, providing exceptional customer service, and building great teams. He loves nothing better than seeing his IT teams grow and succeed. At O.C. Tanner, he leads teams focused on developing market-leading products, supporting our global customers, and inventing tools that help our clients gain insight into engaging their employees. He holds a masters degree in engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. and bachelors degree in physics from Utah State University. A frequent contributor to SearchCIO, he enjoys playing basketball, running the trails, and spoiling his grandchildren.