Pete was appointed CEO of EvolveIP in October 2020, representing the third consecutive time leading a Great Hill Portfolio company.
EvolveIP is a global unified communications as a service provider that delivers Work From Anywhere solutions, including contact center, workspaces, managed network, and cloud computing solutions to the mid-size to enterprise business market.
Pete has over 35 years of experience in the global communications and IT outsourcing industry, with the last 18 years in CEO and Chairman roles in start-up, turnaround and company accelerated growth environments that have all resulted in successful outcomes. His up tempo, can- do style unlocks a formula that quickly builds an environment of collaboration and team development while setting a high bar for overall operating performance throughout the organization
Prior to EvolveIP, Pete was the Executive Chairman and CEO of Symmetry Corporation from October 2015 until its successful sale to Secure-24, an NTT Company in October 2019. Symmetry managed complex SAP implementations on a global scale for the world’s leading enterprises in industries like healthcare, financial services, retail, manufacturing, automotive and more.
Prior to that he was the President and CEO and member of the Board of Directors of Latisys, a company he co-founded in 2007 with Great Hill Partners and Catalyst Investors. Latisys was a leading international service provider of hybrid Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) IT solutions that spanned enterprise level hybrid cloud hosting and data center colocation services. The company was sold to Zayo for $675,000,000 in February, 2015.
Prior to founding Latisys, Pete was Chief Executive Officer and a Board Member of Globix Corporation, a publicly-traded company with international operations in the managed hosting, data center colocation, and regional fiber network sector servicing mid-large enterprise and carrier customers.
Pete is a graduate of St. Francis University in Loretto, PA. and currently resides in Jupiter, Florida. He supports charitable causes, and enjoys family time, cycling, playing ice hockey along with other outdoor activities.