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Gianoni took the helm as president and CEO of Blackbaud in 2014. During his tenure, Blackbaud has built a legacy of putting customers first, connecting them in unique ways, and putting information and innovation in their hands at a level of quality and speed that no other vendor can provide. Under Gianoni's leadership, Blackbaud has grown to serve millions of users across more than 100 countries, including one out of three Fortune 500 companies, 80% of the most influential nonprofits, 30 of the 32 largest nonprofit hospitals, 93% of higher education institutions with billion-dollar campaigns, 25 of the largest Catholic Dioceses in the US and more.
In addition, Gianoni has prioritized corporate citizenship and workplace culture, building on Blackbaud's core values. Blackbaud recently joined the United Nations Global Compact and formed an environmental, social and governance (ESG) steering committee—efforts that showcase the company's commitment to governing its business ethically, being a caring employer, contributing to causes and communities through corporate philanthropy and pursuing sustainability.
Except for historical information, all of the statements, expectations, and assumptions contained in this news release are forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties, including statements regarding expected benefits of products and product features. Although Blackbaud attempts to be accurate in making these forward-looking statements, it is possible that future circumstances might differ from the assumptions on which such statements are based. In addition, other important factors that could cause results to differ materially include the following: general economic risks; uncertainty regarding increased business and renewals from existing customers; continued success in sales growth; management of integration of acquired companies and other risks associated with acquisitions; risks associated with successful implementation of multiple integrated software products; the ability to attract and retain key personnel; risks associated with management of growth; lengthy sales and implementation cycles, particularly in larger organization; technological changes that make our products and services less competitive; and the other risk factors set forth from time to time in the
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