Peter Cochrane, Cochrane Associates
As a seasoned professional with over 40 years of hands on management, technology and operational experience, Peter has been involved in establishing new companies, the creation and deployment of new technologies, products and management systems, plus the transformation of corporations.
His career in BT (British Telecom) saw a progression from linesman and technician to engineer, Head of R&D and the CTO. His 1000 strong team engaged in studies spanning optical fibre, fixed and mobile nets, complex systems, human interface design, eCommerce, eLogistics, Artificial Life and Intelligence.
Peter has also been employed in the defence, logistics, travel, retail, energy, healthcare, transport, pharma, and consulting sectors. As an investor and entrepreneur he has also engaged in the founding of new companies, and global investments.
He was appointed as the UK’s first Prof for the Public Understanding of Science & Technology @ Bristol in 1998. A graduate of Nottingham Trent and Essex Universities, Peter has received notable recognition with the Queen's Award for Innovation & Export in 1990, numerous Honorary Doctorates, and was awarded an OBE in 1999 for contributions to international communications. Peter is CEO and Chairman of Cochrane Associates, UK.
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