Nick is the founder of the fun dept., a consulting and training company that has been featured on CNN, BBC News, Washington Post, TEDx and numerous other media outlets. its clients range from Fortune 100 companies to those with as few as 10 employees. known as “the godfather of fun”, he began his company after experiencing firsthand the enhanced culture and business results of fun during his 20-year corporate management tenure with a company that embraced a “work hard, play hard” culture. the model he believes so passionately in is fully outlined in the book he co-authored, Playing It Forward (Fun Dept. 2015).
his company has delivered more fun in the workplace than any other company in the world, creating brief, consistent and engaging activities into the corporate culture for long term sustainable results. in 2017 the fun dept. partnered with Delivering Happiness, the leading culture experts borne out of the Zappos culture and best selling book. in 2018 Gianoulis created break box, a custom product solution to help employees live and sustain company values.
in his presentation “fun as an engagement and culture strategy,” Nick reveals the effective science and process of delivering fun in a manageable and sustainable format. he uses a highly engaging and interactive workshop style to communicate his message. participants will learn the process of creating brief, cost-effective programming specific to their culture.