Peter Benedict - Managing Partner, Bois Capital, USA

Peter is Managing Partner at Bois Capital, a strategic M&A consultancy focused on the tech space. Before Bois Capital, he served as Vice President and Head of Alcatel-Lucent's Customer Experience Analytics business. He also served as head of Alcatel-Lucent's global public relations organization and sat on the company's Executive Marketing Board. He originally joined Alcatel-Lucent via Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent's pre-eminent research laboratory.

Prior to Alcatel-Lucent, Peter held a series of strategy, product marketing and communications roles at a number of networking, telecom and enterprise communications start-ups as well as Ardent Communications, a tier one broadband service provider in the United States. Peter also headed up marketing for RADVISION, an Israeli videoconferencing infrastructure vendor.

Peter brings a wealth of experience and broad network of contacts in the wireless, networking, telecommunications, cloud, and analytics spaces, having held executive leadership positions at service providers, networking, and enterprise application vendors in both the United States and Europe.