|University of Toronto, BSc||1988|
Peter was the Vice President of Engineering at Macromedia, Peter led the engineering teams for Macromediaâ€™s Flash Media Server product and Macromediaâ€™s Breeze web conferencing solutions. Prior to that, Peter managed the engineering efforts for Flash 4, Flash 5, and Flash MX. Peter spearheaded several successful acquisitions for Macromedia, jump-starting the companies mobile business, and later its entry into the enterprise space with Breeze. He was also Macromediaâ€™s representative on the W3C Scalable Vector Graphics committee.
Prior to joining Macromedia, Peter spent 10 years in the 3D graphics industry, primarily at Alias Research where he was a Director of Engineering on PowerAnimator and Maya 3D modeling, animation, and visual effects suite. Notably, Peter was instrumental in leading Alias Research into the then-new area of authoring tools and runtimes for 3D games.
Peter started programming as a job at the age of 15, writing everything from banking systems to embedded software for industrial computer vision systems. He has a Bachelorâ€™s degree in Cognitive Science from The University of Toronto.