founder of the Conscious Business Institute, is an organizational
analyst, consultant and venture capitalist. He is the author of 2 books
and more than 100 articles on technology, investing and Conscious
Prior to founding the Conscious Business Institute, Peter was a Principal at Apax Partners & Co., one of the world’s largest Venture Capital and Private Equity firms with more than US$ 20 billion under management. He also served as Investment Manager at b-business partners, a US$ 800 million technology venture capital firm backed by blue chip corporate investors (Hewlett-Packard, Ericsson, ABB, Astra Zeneca etc.).
Peter has worked in the IT and financial market for 18 years and started his career at Andersen Consulting in Germany. He co-founded a systems integration and IT-consulting company. After selling his share, Peter worked as an IT analyst and US-correspondent in California. He founded an accelerator in Silicon Valley, focusing on financing and growing German and American IT start-up businesses.
Peter currently serves as a global advisor and German Chair of the Climate Prosperity Alliance.