Frank Rizza is a co-founder and serves as chief operating officer of Aite Group. He co-manages the firm's business development efforts and advises prospects, clients, and partners on selecting the appropriate mixture of research services and consulting engagements for their needs.
Mr. Rizza brings to Aite Group over a decade of sales and sales management experience within the financial services industry and has worked closely with the world’s top financial institutions, software and hardware vendors, and professional services firms. Prior to joining Aite Group, Mr. Rizza was a founding member of Celent Communications and served as the sales manager there, playing an instrumental role in expanding the firm’s presence in the global marketplace and establishing Celent as a leading provider of high-quality research. Prior to Celent, Mr. Rizza worked in the business development group at Meridien Research (now Financial Insights), a research and advisory firm concentrating on information technology in the financial services.
Mr. Rizza holds a B.A. in Business Management from Bentley College.