New York, NY
Manny Picciola is a Managing Director and Partner and serves as Head of L.E.K. Consulting's Americas region. He has nearly 20 years of experience managing and directing client engagements spanning more than 500 projects in corporate and business unit strategy, channel management, consumer segmentation, corporate turnaround, and merger and acquisition transaction support.
Prior to joining L.E.K., Manny was a senior vice president at Thomson NETg. He holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management, where he was awarded a Siebel Scholarship. He also holds a BS in industrial engineering from the University of Illinois. Manny is an instructor at MergerWeek at the Kellogg Graduate School's executive education center, the premier executive program focused on acquisition best practices.
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois
Graduate: Master of Business Administration, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management
Peter Walter is a Managing Director and Partner in L.E.K. Consulting’s New York office. Peter has more than 25 years of global consulting experience, with a focus on growth strategy development M&A and performance improvement for both corporate and investor clients. He leads L.E.K.’s Agribusiness practice in the Americas and the Environmental Services practice, and he works across selected industrials markets, such as specialty chemicals, packaging and industrial/business services. Peter formerly led the firm’s Southeast Asia practice for seven years and lived overseas in Asia for more than 12 years.
Prior to joining L.E.K., Peter worked with A.T. Kearney for 10 years in North America and Southeast Asia. He earned a B.S. degree in Zoology from Duke University and an MBA (summa cum laude) from the Kellogg Graduate School of Business at Northwestern University. Peter is fluent in Spanish and Thai, is conversant in Bahasa Indonesia, and has basic knowledge of Khmer and Portuguese.
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Zoology, Duke University
Graduate: Master of Business Administration, Kellogg Graduate School of Business at Northwestern University