PETER J.L. GRIFFITHS – MENTE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Peter J.L. Griffiths, B.Sc. (Hons), draws on his more than 20 years of leadership experience in the software industry. As EVP and Group Executive at CA Technologies, he was responsible for investment and strategy across the five business units that drove the company’s leadership in IT Management Cloud, Application Development, Operations, DevOps and Security for enterprise and growth markets. As a member of the company’s Executive Management Team; Mr Griffiths also oversaw all aspects of Operations, M&A activity, Industry Solutions, and the CA Technologies Innovation Center, driving mobile-first software products and the transition to SaaS offerings and business models.
Before CA Technologies, Mr Griffiths was Vice President, WW Business Analytics and Applications for IBM, a key driver in building the Business Analytics division within IBM Software Group, including the acquisition and integration of SPSS, Clarity, OpenPages and Cognos.
Prior to IBM, Mr Griffiths served on the executive team at Cognos, Inc. a global leader of Business Intelligence, Business Analytics and Performance Management software, where he was SVP of Products over the companies 10 year growth phase to $1B in revenue and the subsequent sale of Cognos to IBM in 2008.
Mr Griffiths joined Cognos in 1998 upon its acquisition of Relational Matters PLC, a data analytics company where he was co-founder and CEO. Mr Griffiths has also held positions in management consulting and in the financial services industry. Mr Griffiths is a member of the Board of Directors of Lavastorm Analytics and the Board of Trustees of the Anita Borg Institute and also acts as an Investment Board Advisor to Ottawa-based Mistral Ventures and New York-based Bridge Growth Capital. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronic Engineering with 1st Class Honors from Brighton University in England.