Peter started his career in a family owned business in Soho London, but driven by his wonder of learning, went on to study for a PhD at University College London, developing computerised models for the Pharmaceutical industry.
As Peter was a early pioneer of the first home computers, with his further exposure to Mac and PCs, he left behind Academia to follow his true passion into the IT industry, working for the likes of Apple as a technology specialist.
He then went on to become a leading technology strategy consultant evaluating new and evolving technologies in smaller innovative companies to complex enterprise systems for large consultancies.
Peter then founded DrPete Inc, a firm based on providing independent strategic business and technology advice, developed around a core set of values.
The Firm works on a variety of technology based projects, reviewing hardware, software and technology organisational set-ups.
His passion for the cloud has arisen from his fervent belief that technology should be simple and an enabler for technically minded and non technical folk alike.
In 2012 Peter received the IBBF Award for Leadership through Technology Innovation at The Houses of Parliament. IBM research identified Peter as one of the UK’s 50 most influential commentators on corporate IT. Peter writes a regular column for TechRadar, and his views are featured in the specialist IT Cloud press as well as the Financial Times, The Times, European CEO etc.
In 2016 Peter got involved with the EU referendum debate and participated in several public and TV appearances.
Since 2012, Peter Chadha "Dr Pete" expertise and pragmatic advice has been profiled in more than 30 media titles and on national TV reaching a combined audience of over twelve million. In addition to reaching a significant audience, most articles positioned Peter as one of the top IT commentators in the UK.
The topics that Dr Pete has covered includes: Technology Investment, Cloud Computing, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), Mentoring, Business Travel, Google Enterprise, Technology and Business Strategy, Business Training, IT Security, Retail and E-commerce.
In the FT Connected Business (circ 333,731), Dr Peter Chadha said in relation to retail and mobile technology:
On mentoring, Dr Peter Chadha commented in Director Magazine (circ 52,229):
On securing your home network, Dr Peter Chadha said on the ITV Tonight Programme, ‘What are your kids up to?’ (viewers – 4 million):