Peter Matthies is a former Venture Capitalist and founder of the Conscious Business Institute (CBI). The Conscious Business Institute provides new leadership paradigms for global corporations including BMW Group, Intel, Siemens or Allianz to build inspiring cultures and effectively deal with the global changes our world is facing.
Before founding the Conscious Business Institute, Peter was involved in international technology and finance business for 18 years. He was a Principal for one of the world's leading Private Equity and Venture Capital firms, Apax Partners & Co, and for b-business partners, a $ 1 billion pan-European VC fund.
Peter started his career at Accenture. He later co-founded a systems integration and IT-consulting company, where he lead strategic IT and Internet projects.
Peter published 2 books and over 100 articles on business, finance, leadership, martial arts, and technology. He served as president of the German Venture Capital Club and is a global advisor for the Climate Prosperity Alliance.
He lives in Santa Barbara, California, and has a passion to help professionals and executives create careers that are deeply fulfilling and extraordinarily successful.