Rimini Street Management Team
Jim Petraglia, GVP, Global IT and Operations
Mr. Petraglia is a seasoned software operational executive with more than 25 years of experience in the enterprise and financial services software industry. As head of global IT and operations at Rimini Street, he is responsible for supporting operational excellence and day-to-day execution needs for all operating divisions - sales, marketing, service delivery and finance. In this capacity Mr. Petraglia is charged with enabling Rimini Street's employees to deliver on their service commitments to clients and enabling the Company's operating units to successfully execute on its business goals and objectives.
Prior to joining Rimini Street in 2009, Mr. Petraglia held several operational leadership positions with software industry leaders PeopleSoft, Oracle and SunGard. While at PeopleSoft, he was General Manager of PeopleSoft's flagship HCM product line, leading the development and launch of PeopleSoft 8, the company's first "pure Internet" release. Prior to PeopleSoft's acquisition by Oracle, Mr. Petraglia headed the company's support services sales organization, where he was successful in renewing $1.3 billion in annual maintenance; he subsequently led the integration of PeopleSoft maintenance renewal programs and business process into Oracle's operation.
While at SunGard, Mr. Petraglia had proven success in a number of senior-level roles including driving the development of a major financial accounting and back-office operations software product from inception through successful marketplace implementation. He also held several division general manager positions for business units providing software solutions to the financial services industry delivered in a SaaS model.
Mr. Petraglia holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and Economics from St. Norbert College.