Avnet promoted Chief Transformation Officer Pete Bartolotta to president of its Business Transformation division, reporting to CEO Bill Amelio. Bartolota joined Avnet in 2016 and has since been responsible for scaling the company’s high-growth solutions — including IoT, artificial intelligence (AI), global design service, and Avnet Integrated initiatives — to expand opportunities with new and existing customers around the world. He was also integral to Avnet’s acquisition of Softweb Solutions and its selection as the lead Microsoft partner for Azure Sphere, a groundbreaking, secure microcontroller that introduces chip-level security into IoT solutions.