Board Members

Pete Hayes



After 35 years leading significant divisions within major companies, Pete now focuses his skills and experience on Venture Capital, Private Equity and other business advisory activities. Pete is Founder & CEO of Middleburg Venture Partners a boutique advisory firm that focuses on strategy, insight, innovation and investment in the TMT Sector (Technology, Media & Telecom).

Pete is currently Chairman of the Board of Seabras. He is on the board of several companies which individually focus on; Data Centers, Managed Services, Bit Exact Encoding & Cloud Acceleration, Cloud Based Call Center and Influencer Marketing.

Pete is the former Chief Sales Officer at Equinix, the world’s largest retail data center company. He was previously Executive Vice President, Commercial Sales and Support at Frontier Communications. He worked at Microsoft from 1991 to January 2005 in various senior leadership positions. Prior to Microsoft, Pete worked at IBM in various sales, technical and management roles.