Pete Karolczak 

Affiliate Partner

  • Leading IT industry executive with more than 30 years of experience
     
  • Expert in large-scale global IT outsourcing capabilities and services spanning enterprise cloud, data center, workplace, network, security, transformation services and enterprise service management
     
  •  Extensive knowledge in IT Infrastructure, operations, and post-merger integration on a global basis
     
  • Formerly SVP and General Manager of HP Enterprise Services’ Infrastructure Technology Outsourcing Division  

Pete is a leading technology industry executive with more than 30 years of experience.   He is an expert in large-scale global IT outsourcing capabilities and services spanning enterprise cloud, data center, workplace, network, security, transformation services and enterprise service management.  He also has extensive knowledge in IT Infrastructure, operations, and post-merger integration on a global basis.

Pete was with HP for 23 years, during which time he held a variety of senior executive roles across the organization.  Most recently, Pete was Senior Vice President and General Manager for Infrastructure Technology Outsourcing (ITO) within HP Enterprise Services. In this role, he was responsible for the overall ITO business, including business strategy, development, and management for a world-class portfolio of services and capabilities, and its requisite go-to-market strategies.  

Previously, Pete was Vice President of HP’s IT Infrastructure and Operations organization, where he was responsible for core infrastructure (compute, storage, and HP data centers) and end-user services (collaboration, client computing, print, access, and mobility) as well as global application, infrastructure, and site operations. In this role, he led a dramatic transformation of global infrastructure into a consolidated and highly standardized set of next-generation data centers.  

Immediately following the HP and Compaq merger, Karolczak led the IT Integration Office. He also was Vice President and Chief Information Officer for HP’s Consumer Business as well as Chief Information Officer for HP’s Inkjet Imaging Systems.  

Pete earned a B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science from Stanford University. He serves on the Advisory Board of several start-ups.