Peter Tripp | Phi Gamma, Syracuse '93 | Vice Chairman | Northeast Regional Director
Peter works as a mentor and coach to the startup community. He is building a methodology to evaluate propensity for success using the three cornerstones of successful companies: people, product and placement. He has recently moved to the Denver area and spends a significant amount of time outdoors getting back to nature. Prior to his move, Peter worked as a Vice President of Strategy at HBO, helping to optimize the technology investments for legacy and forward market platforms and served as the Chief Technology Officer at the Robin Hood Foundation, an organization which targets poverty in New York City by funding the most effective programs to achieve maximum results. As CTO, Peter was responsible for the transformation of capital; program and/or political, into technology initiates that reduced poverty. Peter comes from the Unisys Corporation, Blue Bell, PA where he served as Chief Strategy Officer for the outsourcing division. He worked closely with key clients in leveraging technology to drive top line revenue growth initiatives that lead to sustainable business models. His team managed innovation blueprinting, portfolio analysis, and direction of a $4.5B business. Prior roles included Global Practice Leader for the advanced technology group and working as the lead stakeholder for strategic partnerships including Microsoft, Salesforce.com and SAP. Prior to Unisys, Peter worked in senior leadership roles at several consulting firms including KPMG and Arthur Andersen. In addition to his corporate work, Peter has been involved in several startup ventures and continues to find excitement in the innovation of technology to solve big and small problems. He has presented at numerous conferences and has been recognized for his contributions by the industry with participation at the World Economic Forum and roles on strategic architect and advisory councils. He continues to work across several sectors in developing complimentary business models for substantive programs that intersect business, missions, passion and technology. He is an alumnus of Syracuse University and Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, where he also has been inducted as a Fellow.