Peter DiGiammarino is a senior executive with more than 30 years of successful experience leading business application software product and professional services firms that target niche public and private markets in North America and around the world. In addition to running companies, he has served public, private, private-equity-owned, and venture-capital-backed technology and service firms as an advisor and/or board member and has consistently helped them to achieve sustained growth and profitability. He is particularly skilled at helping top teams develop and align their corporate strategy with their operations. Peter also helps top teams implement governance, performance metric, incentive, and communications programs to ensure acceptance by the organization along with success in the marketplace.
Peter currently serves as Chairman of Compusearch, a portfolio company of JMI Equity and Arlington Capital Partners. Compusearch develops and sells enterprise software to government organizations that spend, grant, and move money. He is also Chairman of Command Information, a venture of The Carlyle Group, Novak Biddle Venture Partners, and Paladin Capital Group, which provides network services and IPv6 products and services to government agencies and telecommunications carriers. Peter has also served as part or full-time CEO of both firms.
Previously, he served as the lead outside director of Touchstone Consulting Group, Inc. For part of that period, he also served as President. Touchstone grew during Peter's involvement from 20 people and $4 million in annual sales to 130 people and $30 million when it was sold to SRA. He also served on the board of Aquilent, Inc., financed by Warwick Capital. As President and COO of Aquilent Peter pulled this $20 million professional services unit out of CommerceOne, then a $400 million software company, and transformed and launched Aquilent as a highly successful independent firm. Peter also sat on the boards of BTG (now Titan) and Hyperion Software (now Oracle) while in key operating roles with these public companies.
From 1977-1996, he was a leader at American Management Systems, Inc. (AMS), a provider of information technology services and enterprise software solutions to major corporations and government agencies that grew to be a $1 billion revenue company with 10,000 employees, serving clients from offices in the major cities of North America and Europe. Peter served on AMS's executive operating group with direct responsibility for the Finance Industry practice, which he founded and which produced 20% of the firm's total revenue.
Peter serves on the University of Massachusetts Foundation Board, where he chairs the Committee on Directors and on the Board of Advisors to the Commonwealth Honors College. He also advises non-profit organizations, including Kids-Acting-Out, Teardrops-To-Rainbows, and The One World Youth Project. Previously, he was a founding member of the committee to launch the United States Government Accounting Office Key National Indicators Initiative, and was a board director at the Langley School, McLean, VA where he founded and chaired the Diversity and Technology committees and co-chaired the Capital Campaign that raised $4 million for an athletic facility.
Peter earned a BS in Computer Science, Economics, and Mathematics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and an MBA from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.