Patrick Harper 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 where he was responsible for the Operations and Quality Assurance of the iMeet product line.
Prior to his current position at PGi, Mr. Harper served as the Chief Information Officer of Open Text. Mr. Harper joined Open Text in July 2012 through the acquisition of Easylink, where he served as the Senior Vice President of Information Technology.
Mr. Harper served as the General Manager of the Xpedite Business Unit within Premiere Global Services, Inc. until it was acquired by Easylink. Mr. Harper is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Information and Computer Sciences and holds a certificate in Information Technology Management.