Peter A. Altabef has served as chairman of the board of Unisys Corporation since April 2018, and as CEO of Unisys since January 2015. He also served as president of the company from September 2015 to March 2020. Prior to joining Unisys, Peter served as president and CEO of MICROS Systems, Inc., as president and CEO of Perot Systems Corporation and as president of Dell Services, the information technology services and business process solutions unit of Dell.
Peter is a member of the boards of directors of EastWest Institute and NiSource Inc. He is a member of the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC), and has served as co-chair of its Cybersecurity Moonshot subcommittee. He is the 2019 recipient of the
Federal Computer Week Eagle Award for Industry.
Peter has served as senior advisor to 2M Companies, Inc. and as a director of MICROS Systems, Inc., Perot Systems Corporation and Belo Corp.
His professional activities have included membership on the board of trustees of the Committee for Economic Development, the Americas International Advisory Council of the International Business Leaders Forum, The University of Chicago Law School Council, and the advisory board of the Institute for Law and Technology of the Center for American and International Law.
His community service activities have included membership on the board of governors of the Dallas Symphony Association, the associates' board of Children's Medical Center Dallas, the board of advisors of Dallas Children's Theater, the Technology Committee of the Highland Park Independent School Board, the advisory board of the Dallas Museum of Natural History and as co-chairman of the American Heart Association Heart Walk Dallas.
Peter received a J.D. degree from The University of Chicago Law School, and a B.A. degree in economics from Binghamton University.