Pete founded Dots and Bridges® to serve as a unique nexus for “Connecting Dots and Building Bridges.” Moreover, the Thought Leadership Consortium YouTube channel and Bits, Bites, and Insights® newsletter seek to humanize the thought-leading individuals, organizations, and content that embody passion and purpose serving a “greater good.”
Pete worked inside the U.S. Federal Government for 25 years, kicking-off his career at the Pentagon and finishing as a Senior Executive Service member. Pete served four Presidential Administrations, three Cabinet Agencies, the Executive Office of the President, and was appointed Chief Technology Officer at two cabinet-level agencies, the U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Department of Education.
An accomplished entrepreneur, business executive, and technology strategist with 30+ years leading public, private, and nonprofit entities, Pete maintains a fervor for working in partnership with Government, Industry, Investor and Academic ecosystems to unearth inventive solutions, accelerate sustainable adoption, and streamline private-sector commercialization.
A trusted thought leader with corporate savvy and substantive technical proficiency, Pete maintains several Strategic Advisory Board roles where organizations leverage his aptitude to facilitate digital transformation, mitigate supply-chain risk, and assist global growth, particularly across the Smart and Secure Cities/Communities domain.
Pete’s appointment to the Internet of Things Advisory Board, and as the Utility Supercluster Chairperson, affirms a dedication to the establishment and demonstration of replicable, scalable, and sustainable models for incubation and deployment of interoperable, secure, standards-based solutions intended to modernize digital, physical and social infrastructure and, thus, make delivery and use of public, private and hybrid services more efficient, cost effective and socially beneficial.
As such, Pete was recognized as one of the “10 Most Influential CEOs To Watch In 2021.”
Pete received his B.A. in Communications from Villanova University and earned his M.S. in Information and Telecommunication Systems from Johns Hopkins University. Most importantly, Pete is blessed with an incredible wife (Betsy) and four amazing children (Jacob, Joshua, Gabrielle, and Zachary), in addition to an Australian Labradoodle (Phineas Maximus Tseronis).