Pete Privateer

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Summary

Pete Privateer is a veteran sales and marketing professional who has provided the vision, strategy, sales, product management, and marketing leadership that helped five companies go from start-up to successful exits including two IPOs.  He is a strategic marketer with the proven capability to transform established businesses; enabling them to create innovative products, exploit new markets, and achieve rapid growth and profitability.  

Expertise

  • Strategic Business Planning
  • Agile Product Management
  • Professional content writing
  • Creating effective business Plans
  • Persuading industry influencers
  • Strategic marketing
  • Sales and go-to-market strategy
  • Product Marketing
  • Raising seed, angel and venture capital funding

Experience

  • Toptal Product Management - Product Management Consultant
  • Tech Mark Partners - Principle Consultant
  • Reflex Systems - President and Chief Executive Officer
  • IBM Global Services - Vice President of Sales, Americas
  • Internet Security Systems (ISS) - Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing 
  • Internet Security Systems (ISS) - Senior Vice President of Services
  • Pelican Security - President and Chief Operating Officer
  • AXENT Technologies - Senior Vice President of Operations
  • Intersolv - Vice President of Marketing
  • KnowledgeWare - Vice President of Marketing

Results

  • Tech Mark Partners - Helped launch a successful Google services business
  • Relex Systems - Raised $8.5MM in venture capital in the emerging Cloud market
  • IBM Global Services - responsible for over $250MM in annual sales
  • ISS - Turned around the managed security business - Rebranded the company - Launched new appliance product
  • AXENT Technologies - Startup - helped raise $8MM in venture capital - IPO - sold to Symantec
  • Pelican Security - Startup - raised $7.5 MM in venture capital - sold to Microsoft
  •  KnowledgeWare - Startup - helped raise $7MM in capital - IPO - sold to CA

Education

Bachelor of Science - University of Florida