Peter Wilde

Managing Director
Providence Equity Partners

Peter Wilde is a managing director based in our Providence office. He leads the firm's private equity investment activities in the education and information sectors and is a member of the firm’s investment, portfolio review and operating committees. Mr. Wilde is also chairman of Providence Strategic Growth and is a member of its investment committee.

Mr. Wilde is currently a director of Asurion, Blackboard, Galileo Global Education, KPA, NACE Schools, Study Group, Vector Solutions and Vistage. Previous boards include Archipelago Learning, Ascend Learning, Decision Resources and PADI.

Prior to joining Providence in 2002, Mr. Wilde was a general partner at BCI Partners, where he began his career in private equity in 1992. While at BCI, he was involved in many of BCI's investment activities in media, education and information services companies. Prior to BCI, Mr. Wilde worked at LaSalle Partners in the acquisitions group. Mr. Wilde received a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts from Colorado College.

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Peter O. Wilde