Peter Speyer, M.B.A, M.B.E., is Chief Data & Technology Officer at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington in Seattle. He is responsible for obtaining and managing the data that fuel IHME’s research in global and public health, and for providing powerful computational infrastructure that enables cutting edge analytics. To make IHME’s data and research results useful for others, he directed the development of the Global Health Data Exchange (GHDx) and IHME’s innovative interactive data visualizations.
Prior to joining IHME, Peter spent most of his career in strategy and product management, working most recently for image licensing company Corbis as Director of Market Strategy and Director of Product Management. Before moving to the US, Peter worked in the Corporate Strategy departments of travel company Thomas Cook and media conglomerate Bertelsmann in Germany, and managed foreign TV licenses for the leading German TV network, RTL Television.