Peter Presley is Founder/CEO of "NewCo" which is a venture focused on establishing a stronger bridge between Latin America, Silicon Valley and other global innovation hubs. He is also a Partner with Silicon Seed an incubation firm based in San Francisco.



Peter is a seasoned advisor with 20+ years experience advising Fortune 500 clients on transformational business change initiatives in Europe, the US and Asia. For the majority of his career, Peter has worked in leadership roles for top innovation/management consulting firms including Deloitte Consulting (6-years, Senior Manager, CPG-Retail - Seattle/ Tokyo), frog design (8-years, Vice President, Strategic Clients - San Francisco) and more recently Big Tomorrow, a boutique innovation firm Peter co-founded and scaled to 25 staff in just over two years as a self-funded entity.

Peter has managed and advised numerous well-recognized global brands including Disney, IBM, Intel, Nordstrom SK Group, UPS, Facebook, Stanford, Sony, GE and Harvard to help re-imagine future business platforms. For example, Peter managed the Disney relationship for 6 years at frog design and was integral to a 4-year customer-guest- employee "experience" transformation project (150 assignments - all things digital/physical) for Disney Theme Parks with links to the broader Disney product portfolio/strategy.

Peter has deep passion for business model innovation, growth strategy, corporate transformation, design, customer engagement, strategic sourcing and new product development. Peter has worked in San Francisco for the last 12-years where he has built strong relationships across the Silicon Valley ecosystem (e.g. private sector, VC/angel, entrepreneurs, academic, government, non for profit).

Peter attained a BSc. in Management Science and a Masters in Operations Management & Manufacturing Systems from University of Wales Cardiff and University of Nottingham respectively. Peter is a dual citizen of the UK-US and lives near Berkeley, California with his wife and two kids

Where's Peter

2016

Jul

1 Event

July

IAE Business School - Argentina / Speaker

Aug

4 Events

August

Conscious Capitalism - Costa Rica / Guest


Innovation Breakfast - Guatemala / Speaker


Universidad del Valle - Guatemala / Speaker


Fundación Saciar -Colombia / Guest

Sept

3 Events

September

Corporate Incubation Roundtable -Costa Rica / Facilitator


University of Costa Rica -Costa Rica / Speaker


AGEXPORT - Guatemala / Guest

Oct

3 Events

October

Panama City, Panama


Medellin, Colombia


Bogota, Colombia

Nov

6 Events

November

LATIN Forum for Impact Investment -Guatemala / Panel


Campus TEC -Guatemala / Speaker


2017

Feb

1 Event

February

Madrid/Barcelona, Spain

Mar

1 Event

March

Festival Internacional de Diseño -Costa Rica / Guest

Apr

2 Events

April

The CEO Summit - Napa Valley


Campus Party -Costa Rica / Speaker

What's New

Cocktail y conservatorio con Peter Presley, miércoles 28 de setiembre a las 7:00 PM en Torre Lexus. Peter tiene profunda pasión por la innovación del modelo de negocio así como en la estrategia de crecimiento, transformación corporativa, diseño, compromiso con el cliente, abastecimiento estratégico y desarrollo de nuevos productos. Peter ha trabajado en San Francisco durante los últimos 12 años, donde ha construido relaciones sólidas en todo el ecosistema de Silicon Valley. Tema: Las claves de la innovación empresarial en mercados competitivos de Asia, Estados Unidos, y Europa y su aplicación en Costa Rica.