Pete Georgiadis is the founder and CEO of Synetro Group. A serial entrepreneur, he has more than 25 years experience advising, building and operating distinctive business-to-business companies.
Since founding Synetro in 2000, Pete has been an active investor and contributor to the success of multiple web based technology and business services companies, including Insurance Noodle, Inc. (sold to Willis Holdings in 2007), Knowledge Advisors, Inc, (sold to Conference Executive Board in 2014), CrossCheck Compliance, and dScout. He also has led the turnaround of Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet, Corporate Synergies Group and Promisec.
Prior to founding Synetro Group, Pete was the Chief Operating Officer of Lante Corporation where he led the strategic repositioning and operating transformation of the company from an established systems integrator into a high-growth internet consulting leader. He also prepared the company for a successful IPO.
Pete joined Lante from McKinsey and Company, where he was an Associate Principal and a leader in the firm’s Marketing and Sales & Channel Management practices. While at McKinsey, he worked with multiple global manufacturing and distribution companies across industries to accelerate growth and transform their performance with superior customer-driven strategies, operations, organizations and technology. Prior to McKinsey, he worked for Hewlett-Packard and Orco Ltd. in several marketing and general management roles in the UK, Switzerland and Greece.
He holds a B.Sc. in Electronic Engineering from the University of Sussex (UK), an M.Sc. in Computer Science from London’s Imperial College, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Pete serves on the boards of Corporate Synergies Group, CrossCheck Compliance LLC, dScout, Inc., Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet LLC, and Promisec. Pete is actively involved in the Chicago business community, and a committed supporter of a number of education and social service delivery organizations. He is married with three children.