September 16, 2019

Charleston Tech CEO Named to Forbes List of Top Innovators

Mary Katherine Wildeman  /  Post and Courier
Mike Gianoni, Blackbaud CEOMike Gianoni, Blackbaud CEO

A new Forbes list puts a Charleston technology executive in the company of Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg in a ranking of the most innovative leaders in the country.

Mike Gianoni, CEO of Blackbaud Inc., was ranked 65th. He took the job at the Daniel Island-based software company in January 2014 and has steered the company fully into a subscription sales model for its products and services. Blackbaud's technology helps nonprofits, churches and educational institutions raise money and manage their finances. Read more: