Although his professional training was as a Chartered Accountant Pete started working with internet technologies in 1993 while working in the UK and on his return to Australia in 1996 founded an eBusiness Consulting group within Deloitte Australia. Since that time Peter was the CEO of the Eclipse Group, a Deloitte subsidiary that was one of Australia’s largest web and mobile development firms, and then founded Deloitte Digital, which now operates in over 30 countries, employs more than 10,000 people and has been recently called out as the 3rd largest Digital Agency network in the world by AdAge in New York.
Peter is Chief Edge Officer for Deloitte Centre for the Edge AU. The Centre focuses on major changes in the business environment driven by digital innovation and globalisation. It identifies and explores emerging opportunities related to big shifts not yet on the senior management agenda but ought to be. While it is focused on long-term trends and opportunities, it is equally focused on implications for near-term action, the day-to-day environment of executives and their teams.
- Chairman of Deloitte’s Innovation Council since 2004 and has worked with boards and senior executives of many companies helping them understand and adapt to the rapidly changing digital environment as well as being a sought after speaker and media commentator both locally and internationally.
- Co-founder of Family History start up LifeTimes www.lifetimes.co which he calls his side project.
- Adjunct Professor at RMIT, and on the boards of Deloitte Foundation, Reach Foundation and Hall and Wilcox Lawyers.
- Using Technology, Peter was responsible for assisting Flowerdale to rebuild after the Black Friday Bushfires
Peters knowledge on various Industries is very diverse. His Keynotes & Workshops look at Emerging Technology and the impact this is having on individuals & their business.