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About Pete Hess

Pete Hess is the CEO of Lithium Technologies. Prior to joining Lithium in February 2018, Mr. Hess enjoyed a 23-year career with Advent Software where he held roles in sales and sales management, followed by executive leadership positions in sales, marketing and customer success, and going on to become President and CEO.

Mr. Hess learned the software business at Advent serving the investment management industry with market-leading investment, accounting, trading and compliance solutions. At Advent, Mr. Hess championed the deployment of Lithium technologies to enhance Advent’s communication with its customers and partners.

He has operated as a Senior Partner with Vista Equity Partners for the last two years and has been closely connected with Lithium, having recently served on the Lithium Board of Directors.

Mr. Hess resides in the Bay Area with his wife Kelly and children Matt and Samantha. He holds a BA from Princeton University and enjoys car racing, skiing, coaching football and golf.

Quick Facts

  • Graduated from Princeton University
  • Worked 23 years with Advent Software, in roles ranging from sales to President and CEO
  • Previously served on Lithium’s Board of Directors
  • Enjoys car racing, skiing, coaching football and golf

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