We are pleased to announce the most recent addition to our board of advisors: Peter Strople.
Peter is regarded by many as one of the most connected people in North American business circles and is considered one of the world’s great “Rainmakers.” He calls on a dream list of Global business, organizational, and political leaders to provide immediate feedback to validate business ideas, strategy, leadership, and investments. He is considered to be one the top business strategists in the world focused on “Instant Change” or as he likes to call it,
Peter was an Executive with GRiD Systems Corp (the inventor of our modern clamshell design laptop computer) which was sold in 1993 to AST Computers. From 1993-96 he was with Dell Computers playing a key role in the relaunch of Dell’s portable computer products.
He is a regular speaker at business schools and conferences around the world. In 2008, he created “Friends of Peter” which is used to bring business and community leaders together to effect “Instant Change” as it relates to the critical business and social needs of a community or country. He sits on the boards of The Texas School for the Deaf Foundation and Advisory boards of Invisible Disabilities Association, Rachel’s Challenge, Fitch Fuel Catalyst and P3 Mouthware. He has been on the Boards of Texas CASA, Lift Up America (Chairmans Advisory Board), Refuge House – President Emeritus, Marbridge Foundation, Starlight and Children Mending Hearts.
Through “Zero2 Holding’s” he has equity in various companies involved in media, telecom, energy, technology and medical.
He and his wife have been passionate about children’s issues and from 2003 to 2006 they had up to 16 people (12 for 2 years) live in their home with the goal of helping families get out of debt and create a foundation for the future.
Peters wife Kelly is an aspiring Stunt Car Driver (Burn Notice) and Interpreter for the Deaf. They have 3 children, Serena, Megan and Connor who are amazing world changers.