Peter is passionate about innovation and the commercialisation of products and services to gain competitive advantage for Australia globally. He is currently CEO and co-founder of the Runway Geelong incubator program focused on creating a start-up ecosystem in Geelong that will help launch start-ups as well as develop Geelong into a start-up city.
He has a significant amount of commercial and operational experience having hopped in and out of both his own businesses as well as several medium and large corporates. Over the last 30 years. Peter has started up three of his own businesses and worked in over 30 organisations either directly or through his own businesses including Spotless, Pivot, Department of Education, Myer, Just Group, Sausage Software, Cotton On, 7-Eleven and Starbucks.
Join Peter, and fellow panellists on Tuesday 4 April where they will discuss the government’s recent investment in the Geelong startup community through LaunchVic and how it is helping to create the jobs of the future. As well as the jobs, skills and opportunities that now exist in Geelong from education, government and corporate technology perspective.
|Date:||Tuesday 4 April, 2017|
|Time:||5:30pm registration for a 6:00pm start|
|Venue: ||Geelong Deakin Waterfront Campus|
|Panellists: ||Svetha Venkatesh, Alfred Deakin Professor, Deakin University|
Jacqui Beck, Economic Development Coordinator, Barwon South West Region, Regional Development Victoria
For more information and to register, please click here.