Blackbaud Inc., a leading cloud software company, has promoted Todd Lant to chief information officer (CIO).
“This move recognizes Todd’s contributions to Blackbaud over the last 13 years, as a leader supporting the company through significant growth, both organically and through acquisitions,” Tony Boor, Blackbaud’s executive vice president and chief financial officer, said. “As CIO, Todd will continue to drive our corporate IT vision and strategy, and his strong leadership abilities will be instrumental as we continue working toward greater operational efficiency."
Since joining Blackbaud in 2003, Lant has led his team through the development of Blackbaud’s first long-term IT strategy, numerous important cybersecurity enhancements, and solution integrations for company acquisitions such as Target Analytics, Whipple Hill and MicroEdge.
“As CIO of Blackbaud, I have the unique opportunity of providing IT services to our business that enables the company to better serve the social good community,” Lant said. “We stay in front of industry trends and are always working as connectors to bridge the innovation gap so that our customers are empowered to be more efficient and can advance their missions.”
Prior to joining Blackbaud, Lant served as a senior director of IT for McLead USA, and held IT leadership positions at the Houston Independent School District, Greenbrier & Russel, and Lithonia Lighting.
He currently serves on the board of the Greater Charleston YMCA.