Bob Cagnazzi

In this month’s issue of Executive Perspective, martinwolf interviews Bob Cagnazzi, President and CEO of Presidio, a $2.5 billion US-based IT solution provider. He joined Presidio in February 2012 following the acquisition of his company, BlueWater Communications Group. Bob has led numerous technology service organizations, including Dimension Data North America and Integrated Systems Group. In the interview, Bob uses his unique experience to discuss several key issues facing the solution provider community, including the need for and strategy behind M&A activity, the role and benefits of private equity in facilitating growth, and to what extent size matters given the industry’s current growth rates.
Bob also speaks about Presidio’s plans for 2016, in the face of today’s economic uncertainty and armed with a revitalized Cisco as a partner. Finally, he closes on a more personal note, sharing a piece of advice that has guided him throughout his career.

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