Peter Kirby is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Factom. Peter works with leaders in financial services, government and law to address the most complex data security issues around the globe. He has spent the past 15 years involved in early-stage tech companies and possesses a deep knowledge of business development and community-based marketing in the technology sector. 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. He is also a trusted source for leading outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times and many other publications. Peter earned his degree in biochemistry from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA and his MBA in Entrepreneurship from the Acton School of Business in Austin, TX, graduating Summa Cum Laude.