Nick Whitehouse constantly pushes the boundaries of innovation, with dedicated experience in artificial intelligence and digital transformation. In his role 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 won him numerous recognitions, 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.
He comes to Onit from the company he co-founded in 2017, McCarthyFinch. The company, acquired by Onit in 2020, developed and launched AI contract management software that helped legal teams automate contract reviews and approvals and streamline intelligent activities such as redlining documents, comparing clauses and defining legal terms. Prior to that, he held the role of the first chief digital officer in law in the world at Minter, Ellison, Rudd Watts. There, he was responsible for the overall technology environment and led the firm’s digital vision, strategy and innovation.
Nick experience has centered on technological transformation, with his earlier 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.