Track Moderator: IoT Challenges (I22)
Peter resumed his career as a civil servant in 2018 after a decade in the private sector. He recently returned to Brussels after serving in the European Parliament’s Liaison Office in Washington DC. for nearly three years. Peter’s professional career started in 1984 with – and has been predominantly in – the European public service, and since 1990 as an official in the European
Parliament. His work over the years has included several leading roles, including:
– Head of office of the Leader of Parliament’s then largest political group in the early 1990s
– Policy Adviser to Parliament’s Deputy Secretary General
– Head of the service that led the Parliament’s first information and technology governance
-Senior Adviser (on secondment/detail) to the Office of the Austrian Federal Chancellor
In the private sector, he advised several Fortune 50 companies and many national governments and international organisations on technology strategy and governance, in cloud, cyber, IoT, AI and data. He has been engaged in global standardization policy and IT standards development for more than 25 years. He is the author of several books and articles on the growth of European political parties as well as on issues regarding boardroom governance of technology, including most recently on governance implications of the use of artificial intelligence.