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Dr. phil. Peter A. GLOOR Research Scientist, MIT Center for Collective Intelligence, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA


 Peter A. Gloor is a Research Scientist at the Center for Collective Intelligence at MIT's Sloan School of Management where he leads a project exploring Collaborative Innovation Networks. He was Mercator Visiting Professor at the University of Cologne, and is a lecturer at Helsinki University of Technology. Earlier, Peter was a Senior Research Fellow at the Dartmouth Tuck Center for Digital Strategies and an adjunct faculty in the Department of Computer Science at Dartmouth and a Post-Doctoral Fellow at MIT. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Zurich in 1989.
 Peter is equally at home in the commercial world. He is founder and Chief Creative Officer of software startup galaxyadvisors. Until the end of 2002, Peter was a Partner with Deloitte Consulting, leading its E-Business practice for Europe. Before that, he was a Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers and the Section Leader for Software Engineering at Union Bank of Switzerland.


Chairman of the Jury, Worlddidac Award
President, Swissimpact (bringing computers to Africa)
INSNA (International Network on Social Network Analysis)
ACM (Association for Computing Machinery)


Elements of Hypermedia Design: Techniques for Navigation and Visualization in Cyberspace. Birkhäuser, Cambridge MA, 1997
Making the e-Business Transformation: Sharing Knowledge in the e-Business Company, Springer, London, 2000
Swarm Creativity, Competitive Advantage Through Collaborative Innovation Networks. Oxford University Press, 2006
Gloor P., Cooper S.: Coolhunting - Chasing Down The Next Big Thing? AMACOM, NY, 2007


various academic best paper awards, profiled in different US/European journals and newspapers