Peter J. Bryant
Mr. Bryant is an executive business strategist with more than 30 years of experience developing and driving high-growth strategies for companies in the US, Asia Pacific and Europe. He has advised executive teams at a range of enterprises, from emerging businesses to Global Fortune 500 companies. His expertise extends to myriad sectors including resources, energy, CPG and technology. He has held senior leadership roles, such as CEO and COO, at global companies, including General Electric and Computer Associates.
In addition to his corporate experience, Mr. Bryant is a serial entrepreneur, having been CEO/President for two emerging technology companies, Co-Founder of an enterprise software services company and continues to be an active advisor to startups and a mentor for accelerators Clean Launch, Founders and Innovation Pavilions.
Mr. Bryant holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration from Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand. He is also a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Chartered Accountant of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants.
He is a Senior Advisor to the investment bank Q Advisors, a Senior Fellow of the Kellogg Innovation Network (KIN) and a board member of the Colorado Innovation Network (COIN). He is also a member of the invitation only, world class New Zealand Program and holds numerous board positions, including a directorship at a nonprofit for underprivileged children.
— Corporate Entrepreneurship
— Growth & Innovation
— Natural Resource and Energy (incl. CleanTech)
— Technology Commercialization
— Corporate Venture Capital
Featured Speaking Engagements
Innovation, Corporate Entrepreneurship, and Growth from Within, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, September 19, 2012
2012 Inaugural Summit: Leadership & Collaboration in Transformative Times, Colorado Innovation Network, August 29-30, 2012
KIN Catalyst: The Mining Company of the Future, Kellogg Innovation Network, April 17-19, 2012
A New Design Model for Business Innovation, Restaurant Executive Summit, June 2011
The Future of Electric Transportation at The Modern Energy Investor Forum, September 2010
The Energy Policy Dilemma, Mine LLC’s The New Energy Finance Lunch, February 2010
Conversations on the Cutting Edge, Innovate interview, July 2008
What is Colorado’s best kept secret?, Colorado Innovation Network, August 2012
What makes up an innovation system? , Colorado Innovation Network, August 2012
How does Colorado capture the Spirit of the West? , Colorado Innovation Network, August 2012
What is the Colorado Innovation Network?, Colorado Innovation Network, August 2012
CleanTech funding: British fund looking to invest in Colorado entrepreneurs, Denver 9News interview, May 2012
KIN Catalyst – The Mining Company of the Future, Kellogg Innovation Network, April 2012
KIN Catalyst – Overview, Kellogg Innovation Network, April 2012
Growth Champions: The Battle for Sustained Innovation Leadership (co-author). Wiley, 2012.
“Industry led Innovation,” briefing paper for the World Economic Forum, 2012.
“Corporate Venturing—a Powerful Tool in the Innovation Arsenal“ Briefing Paper, February 2012.
“Innovation—a Business Imperative or Just a Fad?” Global Corporate Venturing, May 2011.
“Finding Insights That Aren’t in Plain Sight” Briefing Paper, May 2011.
“The Case for Innovation in the Mining Industry” Briefing Paper, March 2011.
“The Energy Policy Dilemma” Briefing Paper, January 2010.
“Making Colorado” Brand Advisory Council – Appointed by Gov. Hickenlooper to serve on council.