Pete's History

February 2018 - Present (1 Year, 3 Months)

Member Board of Directors

Rockville, MD, US

Pixspan is the industry leading provider of unique, full-resolution workflow software. We offers unique software products that reduce storage costs and increase transmission speeds of full-resolution media and entertainment, medical, and surveillance imaging. Our customers cut storage costs in half and double transmission bandwidth. All while maintaining the full artistic, technical integrity and fidelity of images and videos. Pixspan offers the only truly mathematically lossless, 100% bit exact compression.

Pixspan is a Blu Ventures portfolio company.

December 2017 - Present (1 Year, 5 Months)

Board of Directors

Baar, Zug, Switzerland

Seabras Group is co-owned by Seaborn Networks and by Partners Group (a global private markets investment manager with $66 billion in assets under management). Seabras Group is the underlying owner of Seabras-1 between New York—São Paulo, with sales of certain fiber pairs, spectrum and lit capacity made to Seabras customers (as IRUs or leases). Seaborn Networks provides all Operations and SG&A.

May 2017 - Present (2 Years)

Board of Directors

Washington, D.C., DC, US

LePrix.com is a SaaS enabled marketplace that is bringing the finest designer consignment stores online to connect them with a global audience. As the leading e-commerce platform for designer consignment boutiques globally, LePrix is able to feature the largest combined collection of pre-owned, pre-authenticated designer handbags, shoes, clothing and accessories in the resale marketplace.

LePrix is a Blu Venture portfolio company

May 2017 - Present (2 Years)

Board of Directors

Fort Lauderdale, FL, US

Cyxtera brings together a global data center footprint and a cloud enabled security portfolio.

The company offers a powerful, secure and resilient infrastructure platform built for today’s complex cloud environment with software and services capabilities that extend protection to on-premises environments.

Cyxtera serves more than 3,500 customers around the world and is a global colocation market leader, operating 57 world-class data centers.

Cyxtera is headquartered in Miami, Florida, with 1,100 employees around the world and major security and analytics operations in Boston, Dallas, Silicon Valley, Bogotá, Gothenburg and London.

August 2013 - Present (5 Years, 9 Months)

Principal

Vienna, VA, US

Blu Venture Investors are experienced, primary source venture capitalists investing in early stage entrepreneurs. Principal Investors are a “by invitation only” group of approximately 25 accredited investors who work in partnership to identify, screen, invest in, monitor and assist our portfolio companies. They are active investors who are heavily engaged with our portfolio companies to help them grow and get to a successful exit in 3-5 years.

June 2013 - Present (5 Years, 11 Months)

Founder & CEO

Middleburg, PA, US

November 2016 - December 2017 (1 Year, 2 Months)

Board of Directors

King of Prussia, PA, US

Sold to Belgian Post for $820M

Radial is the leader in omnichannel commerce technology and operations, enabling brands and retailers to profitably exceed retail customer expectations. Radial’s omnichannel solutions connect supply and demand through efficient fulfillment and transportation options, intelligent fraud detection, payments, and tax systems, and personalized customer care services.

November 2013 - July 2016 (2 Years, 9 Months)

Chief Sales Officer

Redwood City, CA, US

Responsible for $3.4B in revenue and leading the global sales team, global accounts, sales operations, channel and inside sales. Equinix connects more than 6,300 companies directly to their customers and partners inside 150 of the world’s most networked data centers in 40 strategic markets across the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific.

February 2005 - June 2013 (8 Years, 5 Months)

Executive Vice President, Commercial Sales and Support

Stamford, CT, US

July 2009 - June 2013 (4 Years)

Responsible for $2.29B commercial business leading 1,415 direct sales, call center, sales engineering, sales support, order entry, carrier (wholesale), wireless sales / support, equipment (CPE) sales / support and sales operations teams.

Executive Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Business Development

Stamford, CT, US

February 2005 - July 2009 (4 Years, 6 Months)

Responsible for $2.12B company revenue leading 423 sales, marketing, product development, product management, carrier (wholesale), partner management, new business development, wireless data and internet / online teams.

June 1991 - January 2005 (13 Years, 8 Months)

Vice President, EMEA Public Sector

London, England, United Kingdom

June 2003 - January 2005 (1 Year, 8 Months)

Responsible for $1.7B EMEA Public Sector (Government, Education, Health and Non-Governmental Organizations) leading 710 sales, services, marketing, programs, government relations and technical teams throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa in 53 Microsoft subsidiaries.

Vice President, US Public Sector

Washington, D.C., DC, US

June 2000 - June 2003 (3 Years, 1 Month)

Responsible for $1.3B Public Sector Business leading 425 sales, marketing, public relations, partner management and development, bid and proposals, government contracts, business operations teams and consulting services (MCS) teams.

General Manager, Federal

Washington, D.C., DC, US

June 1997 - June 2000 (3 Years, 1 Month)

Responsible for $520M Microsoft Federal business leading 188 sales, marketing, technical support, channel management, consulting services (MCS) and product management teams.

Director, WW Field Strategy and Integration

Redmond, WA, US

March 1995 - February 1997 (2 Years)

Responsible for driving strategy for the $2.5B WW Enterprise Customer Unit leading 60 people directing the strategy and direction for field sales, telesales, marketing, and services organizations focused on enterprise customers.

Director, Field and Customer Relations

Redmond, WA, US

July 1994 - March 1995 (9 Months)

Responsible for leading key projects for SVP of Microsoft North America, $3.5B in revenue, leading strategy, customer engagement, writing FY95 and FY96 US compensation plans and business cases and implementation plans for sales tools.

District Manager, Southeast

Atlanta, GA, US

June 1991 - June 1994 (3 Years, 1 Month)

Responsible for $160M district leading 53 sales, marketing, alternate channels and technical support teams.

August 1980 - June 1991 (10 Years, 11 Months)

Various Management and Sales Positions

As Marketing Manager from 1989-1991, was responsible for IBM’s 7th largest account, GTE generating over $166M in annual revenue. As Advisory Area Marketing Representative in 1988, was responsible for $800M Southeast Region mainframe storage systems (hardware and software). As senior account executive achieved 9 of 9 100% clubs.