Peter Schwartz is co-founder and chairman of Global Business Network, a Monitor Group company, and a partner of the Monitor Group, a family of professional services firms devoted to enhancing client competitiveness. He is also Senior Vice President of Global Government Relations and Strategic Planning at Salesforce.com.
An internationally renowned futurist and business strategist, Peter specializes in scenario planning, working with corporations, governments, and institutions to create alternative perspectives of the future and develop robust strategies for a changing and uncertain world. His current research and scenario work is particularly focused on climate change and national security issues, and also encompasses energy resources and the environment, technology, telecommunications and aerospace.
Peter is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council, the World Affairs Council and, in Singapore, the Research, Innovation and Enterprise Council. He also sits on the boards of The Long Now Foundation, The Center for New American Security, and the Center for Strategic Studies.
From 1982 to 1986, Peter headed scenario planning for the Royal Dutch/Shell Group of Companies in London.
Peter received a B.S. in aeronautical engineering and astronautics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.more » « less