Pete is a seasoned senior executive with over 30 years of global experience at IBM, PeopleSoft and IRI in a variety of sales, operational and executive positions. He started his sales career at IBM in the early 1980’s and has led hardware, software and consulting sales teams. For the past 8 years, Peter has owned his own consulting firm, The Meaford Group, which provides business advisory and coaching services to founders and executives of technology start-ups. Peter has assisted in launching start-ups, raising seed and follow-on rounds and exiting businesses.
Peter received a BASc in Systems Design Engineering from the University of Waterloo, a MBA from McMaster University and is a Professional Engineer in Ontario. He serves as a Corporate Director at Headcount Corporation and is a former Director at Grantium, CSDC Systems Inc, gShiftLabs, Vana Workforce, the Georgian Peak Club and the Georgian Peaks Foundation. Peter is also an Executive-in-Residence at Hamilton’s Innovation Factory.
Pete is also an active writer on leadership issues and challenges facing start-ups and early stage companies. We invite you to read our blogs >>>