Peter A. Howley is a bestselling author and serial entrepreneur with unprecedented experience in successfully building high growth disruptive technology and service companies. As Chairman of The Howley Management Group he works closely with CEO’s, Boards and Entrepreneurs internationally to accelerate companies into industry leaders.
In addition to founding five companies, Howley has also advised, served on boards and as interim CEO in numerous companies looking to accelerate their success. He has the distinction of leading his first venture backed company through IPO and acquisition into the pages of American business history as CEO of Centex Telemanagement. It was recognized as one of the fastest growing, best managed, most profitable companies in America. It retains a cult status in the service industry.
Howley joined the founders of Exodus Communications, a Global Web Hosting Company, at its inception as senior advisor and director. He served on the post IPO Board until June 2000. Exodus still holds a NASDAQ record for consecutive quarters of greater than 40% revenue growth. As the CEO and co-founder of IPWireless, Inc., Howley raised more than $120 million in venture capital. His leadership was instrumental in the company’s successful acquisition by Nextwave.
He routinely publishes articles and books. Howley speaks frequently to a wide array of audiences on industry topics, and has been quoted extensively in publications including USA Today, the Wall Street Journal and Fortune Magazine. Recently Howley co-authored a bestselling book, Trendsetters: The World’s Leading Experts Reveal Top Trends To Help You Achieve Greater Health, Wealth and Success and received both the Golden Quill and Editors Choice awards from The National Academy of Best-Selling Authors™. Howley is currently completing his forthcoming book, The Good CEO.
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