Petar Ivanov

Executive Director at AmCham Bulgaria

Director level professional with wide experience in ICT industry in CEE and Emerging Markets.  Entrepreneurial and innovative driver, possessing more than 19 years of visionary leadership, business development expertise and distinguish performance established at EE and Emerging operations of three global corporations. Decisive, respected leader with proven strength of character and impeccable work ethics. Exceptionally innovative, collaborative and action oriented in solving complex issues and establishing success-driven cultures. Enterprising, forward-thinking corporate strategist with proven record of success in Emerging Market with focus on Russia/CIS transformational initiatives. Experience executive seller on CXO level with understanding of industries as Telco & Media, Forex industry, ISVs, Cloud solution providers.


Since May 2017 Peter is responsible for the AmCham entire organization of 350 members, and its annual program that includes joint work at committees and working groups among the members. Keeping the relation with US Embassy and Government at all levels, as well as network of AmChams in Europe and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.


Between June 2013 – December 2016 Peter was the General Manager Microsoft Bulgaria, Macedonia and Kosovo.

Peter served 13 years in Cisco Systems holding various management and operations positions contributing significantly to the operation and sales success of the company in its businesses in most of the East European countries and Russia/CIS.

Between 1996-1999 Peter served 3,5 years at 3Com/US Robotics and established their business from scratch in Bulgaria and in Russia.

In his rich of experience career so far he has won many awards, and the most prominent ones are: #1 Multi Country Region award for best performing team at Microsoft 2015; Worldwide RSM of the FY07 at Cisco Systems; EMEA AM of the FY 00 at Cisco Systems.

In 2010 Peter graduated the International Management Development Institute (IMD) General Management program, Lausanne, Switzerland. He has also a Master degree in Business Administration from the New Bulgarian University, Sofia, Bulgaria.