Peter began investing in 2001 as part of a hedge fund within Deutsche Bank with a focus on long/short equities and high yield. He followed that up with quantitative investing at D.E. Shaw. He subsequently moved into a hybrid buy/sell side trader eventually running the USD Swap Trading Desk at Credit Suisse. In the process, he maintained a substantial portfolio in cross-border investments. After 2012, he moved back to the buy side and managed a multi-billion dollar portfolio as the Lead Portfolio Manager of San Francisco Rates within Blackrock's largest hedge fund, with investments in both emerging and developed markets, including Asia. He applied quantitative investment techniques, including machine learning, to build trading systems. He has also done numerous angel and debt investments in the financial technology space. He graduated from Columbia University with a BA in Mathematics and Economic-Philosophy.