Nick Whitehouse constantly pushes the boundaries of innovation, with dedicated experience in artificial intelligence and digital transformation. As General Manager of the Onit AI Center of Excellence, he develops and executes AI strategy and innovation throughout Onit’s platforms and products.
His career to date has seen him tackle the challenges of disruption, pioneering digital transformation across several industries, from Television to telecommunications and, most recently, law. He has also won numerous recognitions along the way, including the title of 2019 IDC DX Leader of the Year and Talent’s Most Disruptive Leader Award, as judged by Sir Richard Branson and Steve Wozniak.
Nick joined Onit through an acquisition of the company he co-founded, McCarthyFinch. The company developed and launched a legal AI platform that augmented and automated legal processes. Before that, he held the role of chief digital officer at the top tier law firm MinterEllisonRuddWatts. As one of the first law firm CDOs in the world, he was responsible for the overall technology environment and led the firm’s digital vision, strategy and innovation, resulting in the firm being recognized as the most innovative law firm in the country.
His experience has centered on technological transformation, with his previous jobs focused on digitizing analog broadcasts, putting 4G on buses and WIFIs in stadiums and creating public cloud access in New Zealand. He holds an ITIL V3 Certification.