Peter Matthies

Peter Matthies is a former Venture Capitalist and founder of the Conscious Business Institute (CBI). 


Before founding the CBI, Peter was a Principal for a globally leading Private Equity and Venture Capital firm, Apax Partners & Co, and for b-business partners, a $ 1 billion pan-European VC fund. 


Peter co-founded an IT company and started his career at Accenture in Germany. He published 2 books and several dozen articles on business, finance, leadership, martial arts, and technology. 


The Conscious Business Institute provides an step-by-step system for building more inspiring, conscious organizations, including the Conscious Business Culture Assessment™ and the Conscious Business Culture & Leadership Programs™, which can scale to serve any number of users across the world. CBI’s programs have been applied in organizations from 1 to 100,000 employees, including Starbucks, BMW Group, Siemens, Alllianz, Intel, and others. 


Peter is a faculty member of the Goethe Business School in Frankfurt, serves as a global advisor of the Climate Prosperity Alliance, and is on the board of several for-profit and non-profit organizations. 


He lives in Santa Barbara, California, and gets a kick out of Aikido, Capoeira, sailing, and a good dance with his wife.

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Peter Matthies, our guest on April 3, 2020