With a New Three-Year Contract in Place, Gianoni Aims to Accelerate Achievement of the Rule of 40 Financial Framework
The new arrangement extends Gianoni's service through
"We are very pleased to extend
During Gianoni's tenure, he has helped Blackbaud integrate and simplify its core product portfolio, while transitioning to the Blackbaud SKY® platform and standing up a first-class customer success program. Blackbaud has grown its payments business exponentially and expanded its total addressable market through the strategic acquisitions of JustGiving, YourCause and EVERFI, among others. In addition, Gianoni led the company in the transition to a remote-first workplace, helping establish a thriving culture with flexibility and benefits that attract top talent.
"In addition to continuing to push forward on product innovation and customer outcomes, I look forward to driving accelerated revenue growth and meaningful margin expansion over the next several years, as we execute on our long-term goal of achieving the Rule of 40," said Gianoni. "We are now targeting the Rule of 40 within the next three years, by the end of 2025, with a goal of achieving at least a 33 on the Rule of 40 in 2023."
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