Pietro is Co-founder and Managing Director at Silverpeak, based in London. He has 20 years of experience in investment banking in the technology sector, during which he has completed more than 60 transactions including high profile trade sales, public take-overs, mergers, financings and divestitures. His deals have been mostly cross-border covering a vast number of countries in Europe, North America and Africa.
Prior to Silverpeak, Pietro founded and ran the independent boutique Centerboard Partners. He was also Managing Director at Torch Partners. His investment banking career began at Broadview (now part of Jefferies) where he was a Principal in the London office.
His professional experience includes roles as Corporate Development Director at LexisNexis (a division of Reed Elsevier), consultant at Bain & Company and an electronic design engineer at OHB System GmbH and Italtel S.p.A.
Pietro holds an MBA from INSEAD and a MSc in Electronic Engineering from Politecnico di Milano. He speaks fluent English, Italian, German, French and Spanish.