Peter is president and CEO of Racepoint Global and is responsible for oversight of the company’s strategic direction and operations. A seasoned entrepreneur and veteran of the communications industry, Peter oversaw the integration of Racepoint Group and Digital Influence Group into a fully integrated, global marketing services company.
Peter has deep experience working with leading Fortune 500 and Global 1000 brands including AT&T, IBM, Fujitsu, Philips, Thermo Fisher, Samsung, Huawei and Kaiser-Permanente. Prior to assuming leadership of Racepoint Global, Peter was the company’s Chief Global Accounts Officer, leading development and implementation of global strategy and account services with each of the company’s regional Managing Directors. Before that, Peter built the company’s public affairs and country practice, including its office in Washington DC. In this role, Peter worked with heads of governments and heads of state throughout Africa, the Middle East and Asia to promote their agendas with key stakeholder groups. He managed digital strategy for two presidential campaigns and has extensive local public affairs experience helping win approval for development of the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center and the redevelopment of the Knightville business district in Southern Maine. He also developed FieldFacts, a breakthrough platform for stakeholder identification and engagement. He has an extensive background in corporate communications and financial communications.
Prior to joining Racepoint Global at its founding, Peter was a senior vice president at Weber Shandwick Worldwide, where he worked with several leading technology brands. Prior to that, he was a partner in the advertising agency, Cosmopoulos Crowley and Daly. Peter is a graduate of Boston University. He chairs and serves on non-profit boards in the education sector. He has spoken and written extensively on the role of social media in the construct of an overarching communication strategy.