PGi Board of Directors
Hubert de Pesquidoux
Mr. de Pesquidoux is a former senior executive of Alcatel-Lucent SA, with a 21-year career until 2009. His last position was Chief Financial Officer of Alcatel-Lucent and President of its Enterprise Business Group. Mr. de Pesquidoux was also previously a member of the Alcatel Executive Committee and held various executive positions including President and Chief Executive Officer of Alcatel North America, Chief Executive Officer of Alcatel Canada (formerly Newbridge Networks) and Chief Financial Officer of Alcatel USA.
Mr. de Pesquidoux has previously served as Chairman of the Board for Tekelec, and was on the board of Mavenir and Thales. Mr. de Pesquidoux is currently the Executive Chairman of PGI and is also a member of the Board and Chairman of the Audit Committee for Radisys Corporation, Criteo SA, and Sequans Communications as well as a member of the Board of Directors of TNS. Mr. de Pesquidoux is a member of the UPMC Information Technology Board of Visitors, which advises UPMC on matters generally related to information technology strategy, acquisition and implementation.
Rick Mace serves as PGi’s CEO, where he’s responsible for the company’s overall strategic direction and global operations. Most recently, Rick served as executive partner with Siris Capital Partners since 2011 where he developed a passion for accelerating change while leading mid-size, growth stage private companies. With more than 30 years of experience spanning a wide range of technology and telecommunications companies, Rick has held executive leadership positions at Bell Atlantic Corp (now Verizon), PacketExchange, Tekelec Corporation, Steleus Corp., and PakNetx Corp.
Rick is a member of the Board of Directors of Digital River and TNS, among others. He was previously a member of the Board of Tekelec, Steleus Corp., Wireless Telecom, Kentrox Corporation and PacketExchange. Rick earned his bachelor’s degree from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Baker is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Siris Capital and is a board member of all Siris portfolio companies.
Mr. Baker started his career in the Mergers and Acquisitions group of Goldman Sachs and has an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.A. from the University of Chicago. Mr. Baker also serves as a trustee of the University of Chicago.
Mr. Berger is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Siris Capital and is a board member of all Siris portfolio companies.
Mr. Berger started his career at Arthur Andersen where he was global head of the Corporate Finance Group and was a Managing Director of Bear Stearns Companies. Mr. Berger was also a founding member of the private equity firm Ripplewood Holdings LLC. He has an M.B.A. from Columbia University Graduate School of Business and a B.Sc. from Boston University.
Mr. Hendren is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Siris Capital and is a board member of all Siris portfolio companies.
Mr. Hendren started his career at Georgia Pacific and was a member of the Mergers and Acquisitions group of Goldman Sachs. He has an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.Sc. from Indiana University.