President and CEO
Presto Services Inc.
For over 20 years, Peter has developed and marketed consumer technology products people love to use. Peter focuses on developing products that have a deep connection with their users—crafting and communicating each product’s unique and compelling story. This has been his core success strategy behind the development, positioning, and launch of hundreds of new consumer products and services at startups, mid-size, and Fortune 100 companies.
Over Peter’s career, he has led marketing and product development functions at Seagate Technologies, Monster Cable Products, Mirra, Oceanic Worldwide, Sage Systems, and Data Robotics. Besides leading marketing and product management teams at those companies, Peter also played key roles raising venture capital and managing the integration of employees gained through acquisition.
Peter founded the Aging Technology Alliance (http://www.agetek.org) a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting the awareness, benefits, and value of products and services for our aging society. He currently serves as AgeTek’s board chairman.
Peter has a BA in Industrial Arts from San Francisco State University, where he also completed his graduate coursework, taught undergraduate and graduate design courses, and is a frequent speaker.