Peter Mulford is an Executive Vice President at BTS, where he leads the firm’s Innovation & Digital Transformation practice and the Global Insights and Design Laboratory. Peter leads business transformation and capability-building efforts with Fortune 500 firms around the world (such as Sony, Microsoft, Time Warner and Merck) with a focus on developing innovation leadership, design thinking, and disciplined experimentation capability. His work redefines not just how to do innovation, but how to create and lead a culture in which innovation and divergent thinking can flourish.
Peter’s writing and research has been featured in CLO and Training magazines. He is frequent guest lecturer on Innovation and Strategy for the MBA program at Columbia Business School in New York. A sought-after keynote speaker, Peter regularly delivers keynote addresses at events around the world each year, including HR conferences, Technology and Innovation events, and company off-sites and sales conferences.
Peter joined BTS in 1998 and has worked in its offices in San Francisco, London and New York. From 2005-2010, he was the Managing Director of BTS’s East Coast region, leading the largest global office for BTS through a period of market turbulence and growth during which it more than tripled in size.
Peter holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia Business School, and speaks Japanese. Peter has extensive experience in Retail, Consumer Goods, Electronics and Telecom, among many other industries.