Nicholas Karels

CTO, member of Executive team

Nick heads the UX, development and AI/ML Ops teams. He joined GoodMaps after a long IBM career leading companies through strategic initiatives in services improvement, technology adoption, digital transformation, and product development while handling innovation teams, consulting, and sales efforts.

Nick has been an entrepreneur, 2-Time IBM Master Innovator, Inventor, Top Chicago Innovation Awards Nominee, and has had broad business development/sales/innovation and technology exposure. He also loves drones, guitar, graphic design, biking and tinkering with code for embedded iOT devices.