Patrick Harper, CTO at PGi, is an award-winning business executive with an impeccable record of delivering value across a broad industry base including consumer goods, business services, and government. He has assumed leadership positions in high-growth, rapidly changing environments, bringing vision and executive value through strong leadership and a collaborative approach to solving problems.
Pat has been involved in building and leading high-performance teams, mentoring them to understand that technology's role is to deliver business results, achieve strategic objectives, and enhance competitiveness. He has been successful in turning around struggling organizations and elevating companies to become best in class.
Pat was named CTO of PGi in 2016. Previously, he served as the SVP of Operations, responsible for the operations and quality assurance of the iMeet product line. Prior to his current position at PGi, Pat served as the CIO of Open Text, which he joined in July 2012 through the acquisition of Easylink, where he served as the SVP of IT. In addition, he served as the GM of the Xpedite Business Unit within Premiere Global Services, Inc. until it was acquired by Easylink.
Pat is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Information and Computer Sciences, and he holds a certificate in Information Technology Management.