Peter Kirby is the Co-founder & CEO of Factom, the first usable blockchain technology to solve real world business problems by providing an unalterable record keeping system. A pioneer in his field, Peter works with leaders in financial services, government and law to address the most complex data security issues around the globe.
A seasoned entrepreneur, Peter has spent the past 15 years involved in numerous successful early-stage tech companies and possesses a deep knowledge of business development and community-based marketing in the technology sector. His ventures have ranged from neurological supplements and investment financing to commercial development and real estate. As a leader in the blockchain space, Peter has led multi-million dollar operations and was the driving force behind delivering major products to market.
Peter’s expertise in distributed ledger technology has made him a sought-after speaker across the world, where he has presented at conferences including the Land and Poverty Conference 2016, American Banker Digital Currency Conference, and Inside Bitcoins Singapore. Peter is also a trusted source for leading outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times and numerous other industry trade publications. Peter earned his degree in biochemistry from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA and later pursued his MBA in Entrepreneurship from the Acton School of Business in Austin, TX, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude.