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Carl D. Glaeser

Mr. Glaeser is a proven senior operating executive with a broad base of experience building and leading successful global organizations. His diverse background includes large, medium-sized and entrepreneurial companies. Industry focus has been in the BPO services, information technology, telecom, hardware, software and consumer packaged goods industries. In the past 10 years Mr. Glaeser has been the principal in over 20 service industry, software and other technology transactions.

Prior to co-founding Palladian Capital Partners, Mr. Glaeser spent five years as the President and CEO of Bowne Global Solutions, the leading international provider of business process outsourcing globalization services. During his tenure, Mr. Glaeser stabilized and repositioned three underperforming business units eventually creating BGS as an international platform company with operations in over 30 countries, to be spun off from Bowne. The business grew from $40 million to over $220 million during his tenure.

Mr. Glaeser joined Bowne after serving for six years at Lucent Technologies. His last role at Lucent was as Vice President and General Manager of AG Communication Systems. In this role, Mr. Glaeser had full P & L responsibility for this vertical wireless business unit. He previously served as Director, Business Development, producing business programs for VoIP, xDSL product lines and Internet Telephony products.

Mr. Glaeser co-founded and served as EVP of Pastel Development Corporation, a developer of personal information management (PIM) software. Pastel was sold to a Japanese investor group. Before founding Pastel, Mr. Glaeser was the National Sales Manager at MECA Software, a maker of business and personal software. He also participated in the company’s IPO and eventual sale to H&R Block and a bank holding company.

Mr. Glaeser began his career in the consumer packaged goods industry, having held positions including Director, National Accounts at Keebler Company, Director of Planning at Cadbury Schweppes, Division Sales Manager at H.J. Heinz, and Division Manager at Snyder’s of Hanover.

Mr. Glaeser graduated with a B.S., in Economics and Political Science from Juniata College. He also serves on the Board of Trustees, where he Chairs the Entrepreneurial Studies and is Vice Chair of the Investment Committee at Juniata College.