Peter Sims is a best-selling author and entrepreneur. He has had a long collaboration with faculty at Stanford’s Institute of Design (Stanford D. School), a hub of creative thinking and doing.
Peter’s latest book is Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries and he was the coauthor with Bill George of True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership, the Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek best-seller. His articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Financial Times, Harvard Business Review, Mashable, strategy+business, Tech Crunch, and as an Expert blogger for Fast Company.
Previously, he worked in venture capital with Summit Partners, where he had the opportunity to work with some of the world’s most innovative entrepreneurs, including as part of the team that established Summit’s European Office in London.
Peter Sims is a member of General Electric’s Innovation Advisory Panel, and is a Co-founder and Director of Fuse Corps, an innovative social venture that will enable America’s most entrepreneurial leaders to work on year-long grassroots projects to tackle some of society’s most pressing problems, such as within education, reporting directly to mayors, governors, an their senior staffs.
Peter Sims frequently speaks or advises at corporations, associations, and universities, including Google, Eli Lilly, Pixar, ConAgra, Gap Inc., Cisco Systems, Current TV, Amazon, and Stanford University.