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Peter is a former Venture Capitalist and founder of the Conscious Business Institute (CBI) in California. As a Principal for one of the world’s leading Private Equity and Venture Capital firms, Apax Partners & Co, he saw how disengaging and dysfunctional most of today’s organizations operate – and realized the enormous opportunity for building more inspiring, purpose-driven companies.
Peter learned from Native American traditions, South American Shamans, intuitives and psychics. In 2005, he decided to leave the traditional business world to found CBI, which now provides step-by-step approaches for individuals, leaders, and entire organizations to become more conscious, inspiring, and purpose-driven. CBI’s principles and programs have been applied in leading organizations including Starbucks, BMW Group, Siemens, Allianz, Intel, Twitter, and others.
Peter co-founded an IT company and started his career at Andersen Consulting (Accenture). He’s the author of 2 books and over 100 articles on business, finance, leadership, martial arts, and technology.
He’s a steward of the World Business Academy, a faculty member of the Goethe Business School in Frankfurt, serves as a global advisor of the Climate Prosperity Alliance, and is a member of the Evolutionary Leaders Circle.
Social Media - https://www.linkedin.com/in/peter-matthies/
Peter’s Favourite Quote
When people say, ‘What should I do with my life?’ .. the more interesting question is: ‘How do I cultivate the quietness of my being, where 'what I should do with my life' will become apparent” -Ram Dass
Motto – teachers
"We're all just walking each other home"