CEO, Board of Directors
As RapidMiner’s President & Chief Executive Officer, Peter is responsible for the strategy and operations of the company. He is also on the Board of Directors.
Before joining RapidMiner, Peter advised growth companies disrupting established markets such as Attivio, BlogTalkRadio, Ektron, Infomatix, Novus, NOPSEC, Reonomy, SecurityScoreCard and others as co-founder of Mister Wolf & Associates.
Previously, Peter served as Executive Vice President of TIBCO where he was responsible for the Analytics/Big Data, B2B, Cloud, CXM and SIEM product groups. Peter joined TIBCO when it acquired DataSynapse, where he served as CEO and co-founder.
Peter began his career as a strategy consultant for Deloitte International and as an investment banker for J.P. Morgan & Co.
Peter earned an MBA in Entrepreneurial Management from The Wharton School, an MA in International Affairs from The University of Pennsylvania and graduated AB cum laude from Harvard University. He serves as Chairman of the Board of Attivio and as an Independent Member of the Investment Committee of the Advanced Finance & Investment Group. He has previously served on the Boards of Ektron (acquired by Accel-KKR, merged with EpiServer) and Upwardly Global.
Little known factoids:
Peter, his wife and his golf clubs all rode his BMW 1200 Enduro motorcycle cross-country. Next time: no clubs.
Peter has a Black Lab, Border Collie/Lab and German Short-Haired Pointer. He grew up with a Dalmatian, German Shepherd, Irish Setter, Sheepdog and a half dozen other dogs and cats. Peter is also allergic to pets.
Peter frequently quotes famous philosophers: Sun Tzu, Confucius and Bill Belichick – The Greatest Professional Coach in the History of the Universe.