Peter is the Morton L. Mandel Director of Strategic Implementation. In this role he works with the Academy’s program directors to develop plans for impact and outreach, provide support for defining and measuring the effect of the Academy’s projects and studies, and conduct outreach and collaboration to extend the reach and influence of the Academy.
Peter joined the Academy from Devpost, a VC-backed startup and platform for leading companies, universities, and government entities to foster innovation through competitions and hackathons. His role there included business development, goal setting and metrics, and advising clients including GE, Ford, IBM, Microsoft, USDA, and AT&T. Prior to Devpost, Peter launched initiatives and managed partnerships for the New York City Economic Development Corporation during the Bloomberg administration. He has a bachelor’s in philosophy from Reed College, a master’s in economics from New York University, and an MBA from Yale School of Management.