Nick Costides

Board Director, Advisor and Investor, UPS

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Atlanta

Stream: Commerce

Rising through the ranks over a 29 year career that spanned continents and lines of business to become UPS President of Information Technology from 2011 – 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.

Nick currently serves on the Board of Directors for First Student, North America’s largest private school bus operator and also serves on the Board of Directors for Motion2AI, a global supply chain mobility & robotics AI platform company. Nick previously served on the Board of Directors for Ware2Go, a leading digital ecommerce and supply chain technology platform company. In addition, Nick currently serves as a Senior Advisor to Tech Mahindra, LTD, one of the world’s leading technology services firms.

During his tenure with UPS, Nick led the company’s Digital Transformation program, the technology architecture for the world’s largest automated sortation facility, and the logistics platform that powered the Beijing Olympics. Nick served on the company’s Venture Investment Board, Information Security and Data Privacy Council, Aviation Security Council and Technology Governance Committee.

Nick has over 20 years of global M&A and venture experience supporting due diligence, divestitures, joint ventures, and post-merger integration for transactions up to $10bil.

With a passion to serve the community, Nick currently serves on the Board of Directors for Points of Light and the Board of Directors for the Technology Association of Georgia. Nick has a history of non-profit board leadership having served as Non-Executive Chairman for ToolBank USA and as Non-Executive Chairman for 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.

A native of Brooklyn, New York, Nick received a Bachelor of Science from the City University of New York and currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia.