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  Peter Cochrane   Peter Cochrane
Futurist, Scientist and Entrepreneur
Cochrane Associates


Wednesday, September 21, 2016
12:30 PM - 01:45 PM

Level:  Business/Strategic

Dr Peter Cochrane OBE, BSc, MSc, PhD, DSc, CGIA, FREng, FRSA, FIEE, FIEEE, FITP Peter is a seasoned professional with decades of hands on management, technology and operational experience. Whilst at BT he progressed from linesman to R&D engineer, Head of Research and then CTO. His 1000 strong team engaged in studies spanning optical fibre, fixed and mobile networks, security, complex systems, AI, AL, future products, human behaviour and interfaces. Peter has also been employed in the defence, logistics, travel, retail, energy, healthcare, transport and pharma sectors. As an entrepreneur he has also engaged in the founding of many new companies and investments globally. He was appointed as the UK's first Prof for the Public Understanding of Science & Technology @ Bristol in 1998. Peter received the Queen's Award for Innovation & Export in 1990, numerous Honorary Doctorates, and was awarded an OBE (1999) for contributions to international communications.

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