Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Lux Capital, focusing on investments in energy technology, advanced materials, and semiconductors. Peter began his career at Lehman Brothers, where he worked in the firm's top-ranked Equity Research group. In 2000, he co-founded Lux Capital. In 2003, Peter led the spin-off of Lux Research. As founding CEO, he helped build Lux Research into the leading emerging technology research firm. Peter launched the publicly-listed Lux Nanotech Index [AMEX: LUXNI] and the $150 million PowerShares Lux Nanotech Portfolio [AMEX: PXN].
Peter manages Lux Capital's investments in Accelergy, Angstrom Publishing, Everspin Technologies, Lux Research, Luxtera, SiBEAM and several stealth energy ventures. He was a Chancellor's Scholar and graduated cum laude from Syracuse University's Newhouse School. Peter was the Founding President of Syracuse's first venture organization, Future Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs. He has been an invited speaker, guest lecturer and panelist at CNBC, Bloomberg, Yale, Columbia, Cornell, MIT, and the National Science Foundation. Peter also co-founded Young Wall Street, a charitable organization supporting youth-related causes in New York City.
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