Rising Stars in Technology: Nicholas Lacenski

Class of 2022

  • Category: Rising Stars in Technology
  • Number of years working in your current industry: 8
  • Undergrad degree/university: Bachelor of Business Administration/Eastern Michigan University

Nicholas Lacenski, product owner at Penta Technologies, collaborates with different product teams and departments to meet company goals without sacrificing individual product goals.

“Nick is a big thinker who understands complex business strategy and is committed to providing inspiring leadership. Nick’s management of the P&L and product strategy for Penta has increased profitability by over 20%, while adding exciting new functionality,” said Laura Henderson, chief operating officer at Penta Technologies. 

As a product analyst at Penta, Lacenski led testing activities, integration initiatives with third party vendors and communication resources for customers in the development of new software features. His management of the integration with XOi Technologies for Penta’s Mobile Field Service app brought customers the ability to share video content from the technicians directly with the customer.

In his current role, Lacenski is responsible for creating and executing ERP Product Strategy and software releases. His management of the backlog refinement and prioritization projects creates alignment between Penta’s development and product organizations.