Peter co-founded Merus Capital in November 2007. Most recently, he was Managing Director of the Corporate Strategy Group at Microsoft, where he led a team in identifying and evaluating new growth opportunities for the company in areas that included online advertising/commerce, business software-as-a-service, and cloud platform services. Peter was also a member of Microsoft's Corporate Development team focused on online consumer services, digital media, and interactive entertainment, in the U.S., Greater China, and Japan.
Prior to his eight years with Microsoft, Peter was an Associate in JP Morgan's investment banking group in Hong Kong and a management consultant with Price Waterhouse.
Peter holds an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and a BS in Industrial Engineering from Columbia University.