Stream: Supply Chain
Nick Costides currently serves as a board director , strategic advisor to public and private companies, and as an advisor to private equity and venture capital firms. Rising through the ranks over a tenured career that spanned continents and lines of business to become UPS president of information technology from 2011 to 2021, Nick is globally recognized for leading the development of multiple technology innovations that have disrupted and transformed the supply chain logistics and transportation industry. He currently serves on the board of directors for First Student, North America’s largest student transportation company and also serves on the board of directors for Motion2AI, a global supply chain mobility and robotics AI platform company. Nick previously served on the board of directors for Ware2Go, a leading digital ecommerce and supply chain technology platform company. His Fortune 50, enterprise technology, supply chain logistics, and transportation experience, coupled with his engagement in global M&A, venture investment, and organizational transformation, makes Nick a sought-after advisor to companies and investors.
With a passion to serve the community, Nick currently serves on the board of directors for Points of Light and as president of The Conrad Foundation. He has a history of non-profit board leadership having served as non-executive chairman for both ToolBank USA and Hands on Atlanta. He has also served on the board of directors of the Kentucky Humane Society, on the board of trustees of the Louisville Zoo Foundation, and served as an advisor to United Way Worldwide.