Pete Lagana, Senior Vice President & CTO
As SVP and CTO at Excellis Interactive, Pete is responsible for providing executive and technical leadership for our clients with respect to SAP engagements, Salesforce.com, Mobility, and UX. Pete is also responsible for creating the vision and driving bottom line results for each of those practices, including Sales, Client Relationship, Delivery, Support, and Product Development.
Pete is a formally appointed SAP Mentor – 1 of around 100 SAP experts – as recognized by SAP and the SAP Community. Pete drives Excellis’ Partnership with SAP around services, expertise, client implementations, and product co-innovation and development. Pete drives the Excellis pipeline by showing clients how they can leverage more from their SAP investment using real life examples and results.
Previously Pete was the eSolutions Director at Wyeth/Pfizer Pharmaceuticals in Collegeville, Pennsylvania. He was promoted 6 times in 6 years while being hand-picked by the CIO to lead special projects such as the Global Enterprise Portal, Wyeth.com / PfizerPro.com, SAP Global Deployments, and SAP & Microsoft hybrid applications, and Mobile Pilot Projects. Before Wyeth/Pfizer, Pete worked as a Sr. Technology Consultant for Accenture creating mobile and web based user interfaces and applications for clients.
Pete graduated from Drexel University in Philadelphia in 1997 with a BS in Commerce & Engineering and from Villanova University in 2006 with an MBA in eBusiness. He has also completed the Executive Development Program from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 2007.
In his spare time Pete enjoys being with his wife and 4 kids, and coaching the kids in baseball, basketball, and football. He enjoys working out, watching Sports Center, cooking on the grill and being the family “tech support” guru.