Nick Swenson

Managing Partner

Digital Commerce • FinTech • Healthcare


People think focus means saying yes to the thing you’ve got to focus on. But that’s not what it means at all. It means saying no to the hundred other good ideas.” – Steve Jobs, Apple

As an MIT alum, Nick spent time at Bain & Company and Stanford Medical before co-founding Swenson He. With his unique combination of expansive expertise, technical prowess and ability to communicate on a personable level, Nick leads our team and advises our clients to higher levels of success.

Nick’s one word: COMPASS
Nick enjoys guiding clients on the complete journey to achieve their dream product. And he dreams of sailing around the world one day.


Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Bachelor of Science, Bioengineering | 2008 – 2012
Activities and Societies: Founder/President of MIT Golf Club, Treasurer of Tau Beta Pi, Social Chairman at Delta Tau Delta

Past Experience

Associate Consultant | Bain & Company | 2012 – 2013
Worked on cost cutting measures for a tech company that was eventually acquired for ~$2.5B

Notable Clients


Backend, Healthacre,

Scotts Miracle-Gro

Android, iOS,


Android, Backend, Ecommerce, iOS, Web Admin

Nick’s Recent Insights

Rapid Prototyping: What, When, and How?

May 11, 2020 |  by  | 

Why Silicon Valley’s glorified “MAU” KPI doesn’t actually matter (and what does). Your business has done its research and has identified a potential market opportunity to expand your revenue through a digital channel. So your next…

Innovative digital commerce Part 1: Basic monetization isn’t enough

May 22, 2020 | by  | 

It is no secret that generating revenue online is more challenging now than ever before. Ads, pay-for-downloads, and standard e-commerce monetization models are tired strategies…

Design Innovation in App Development

Jun 19, 2020 | by  | 

How to channel design thinking into a user-centric process that yields results. We take a look at the combination of design thinking, design innovation and rapid prototyping we use to create a repeatable process.