As Chief Product Officer, Nick Coppolo oversees Spire Digital’s delivery team of product owners, engineers, and designers. Additionally, Nick manages Spire’s suite of service products, engages with clients as a consultant, and personally leads a handful of projects per year. Under his direction, Spire’s product teams work with founders, entrepreneurs and business owners to design, build, and ship products by focusing on rapid iteration on validated learning.
Coppolo is a master at distilling complex business problems down to simple, elegant solutions. He excels at “getting from here to there” by identifying assumptions and opportunities, then molding cross-functional groups into product delivery “SWAT” teams.
As a product owner, consultant, and designer, Nick has created solutions for a diverse array of clients and verticals: from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups, enterprise application development to digital marketing. He has led projects at Spire for a wide range of key clients including Pitney Bowes, USDA, Swisslog, and Trimble.
Holding degrees in Music from The Juilliard School and Indiana University, Nick leverages his extensive background in the Arts and Humanities to provide fresh, thoughtful approaches to our clients’ unique challenges.
Away from Spire, Coppolo regularly appears as a speaker/guest lecturer on topics of in product development, lean thinking, and agile methodologies for a variety institutions and organizations including DU’s School of Engineering & Computer Science, the Colorado Technology Association, Galvanize, CU’s Business School, Denver Startup Week, Creative Mornings, and Innosphere among others.
In 2018, Nick received the Denver Business Journal’s “C-Suite” award for excellence in leadership, growth, and innovation.
In his spare time, Nick can be found refreshing himself by skiing, hunting, gardening, and cooking.