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Peter Rivera

Session: Friday, September 27, 9:00am – 10:00am
Breakout Session: Being Black in the Tech Industry – Sponsored by FCA, Lockheed Martin and Microsoft

Peter Rivera is the Senior Director for Microsoft’s Department of Defense (DoD) Digital Advisory business. In this role, he leads a global services organization responsible for delivering products and services that enable digital transformation opportunities for the Department of Defense. This means coordinating with senior government officials, corporate executives, partner organizations and Microsoft Research on how to leverage emerging technology to transform how the Department of Defense (Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force) engage the force, empower military members, optimize operations, and transform warfighting capabilities.

Peter is an accomplished leader with over 25 years in business development, management consulting and sales spanning multiple industries including Defense, Oil & Gas, Pharmaceuticals, Communications and Technology.

Peter is a graduate of The New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) where he holds degrees in Computer Science and Business Administration. Peter is a native New Yorker but has spent time living in New Jersey, Charlotte, Dallas and Houston, TX where he currently resides with his lovely wife Terri and son Peter-Angel III.