Pedro co-founded GuestCentric Systems in October 2006 and has served as President and CEO since. Pedro brings extensive experience in the networking and software industries to his role. Pedro has a proven track record of driving successful product development, marketing, sales and channel management efforts in the global market.
Prior to founding GuestCentric, Pedro was Vice President of Product Management and Marketing at Corvil, an Ireland based software start-up funded by Apax Partners and Cisco Systems. During his tenure at Corvil he built a global Product Management and Marketing organization to support a sales team of over 60 professionals. Before joining Corvil, Pedro was Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for Expand Networks, a leading vendor of application traffic management solutions based in New Jersey from where he managed the company’s marketing and business development activities on all six continents. From 1999 to 2001, Pedro was Director of Product Management and Marketing for Unisphere Networks a Boston startup, where he was responsible for developing and managing the market strategy for next-generation IP voice products including network and service management. Prior to Unisphere, Pedro worked 7 years for the information and communications division of Siemens where he held increasingly senior roles in product management and product development at offices in Germany and the United States.
Pedro holds a bachelors degree in Electrotechnical and Computer Systems Engineering from the Instituto Superior Tecnico in Lisbon, Portugal and studied towards an MBA at the Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida.