Peter has more than thirty years of experience in defense, aerospace, industrial, and life sciences sectors; developing and growing business in entrepreneurial environments and large companies; building management teams, inventing - manufacturing - commercializing products, generating revenues, expanding market share and increasing shareholder value. He has been very successful in securing government funding and raising investment capital from individuals, venture, and corporate strategic sources.
In 2004 he led the formation of Nanocomp Technologies growing it from 2 to 60 employees, in 60,000 ft² with three shift production; launching Miralon® products...described by industry leaders as "a new form of carbon unlike anything else on the planet"...that radically reduced weight in composites, stopped bullets, enhanced conductivity, and saved energy. Miralon radiation shielding is in orbit around Jupiter protecting the billion dollar NASA spacecraft JUNO. Nanocomp was acquired by Hunstman Corporation, a Fortune 500 company in February of 2018.
Following the acquisition, Peter has been a consultant to advanced materials and life sciences companies helping develop business, raise capital, and secure government contracts. He is currently the CEO of start-up Xibus Systems commercializing testing solutions, based on breakthrough bio-fluorescence technology developed at MIT, that identifies pathogens and spoilage organisms for the multibillion dollar food and beverage environmental testing market.
He has served as a Director New Hampshire High Tech Council; member of United States Senator Jeanne Shaheen's Small Business Advisory Council; Chaired the Industrial Advisory Board for the NSF Center for High-Rate Nanomanufacturing (Boston); member Executive Advisory Board UML Nanomanufacturing Cernter (Lowell, MA); represented state of New Hampshire on Army Natick Soldier Center's Science and Technology Board; and served on the Nanotechnology Advisory Panel for the President's Council of Advisers on Science & Technology for President Obama.
He has testified before Congress in support of SBIR research funding and was featured in the Boston Museum of Science television documentary "From Lab to Fab, Pioneers in Nano-Manufacturing".
Peter is an inventor on seven US patents and held a Top Secret Security clearance.