Peter Bloom Overview
Peter Bloom General Information
Mr. Peter Bloom serves as Chairman at DonorsChoose.org. He is also an Angel Investor. Mr. Peter Bloom served as Advisory Director at General Atlantic. He served as a Managing Director of GA for 15 years before retiring in 2009. Since he joined the firm in 1995, Peter led global technology due diligence on prospective investments, provided technology and risk management assistance to CEOs and senior management teams of portfolio companies as well and provided guidance on emerging technology trends for GA, its stakeholders, and several private and public entities. Peter is currently a member of the Risk Management Committee of Gavilon and is also a technology and board advisor to GETCO. Peter serves as a Director of Passur Aerospace, which provides specialized analytical services and business intelligence to major airlines and airports based on advanced signal processing technology. Prior to joining General Atlantic, Peter spent 13 years at Salomon Brothers in a variety of roles in both technology and fixed-income sales and trading. As the Managing Director of the company's U.S. Technology Division, he led the team that was responsible for recovering the trading capability of 11 firms following the bombing of the World Trade Center in 1993. While at Salomon Brothers, he received the Carnegie Mellon/AMS Achievement Award in Managing Information Technology. Peter graduated from Northwestern University in 1978 with a B.A. in Computer Studies and Economics. Mr. Bloom also served as a member of the New York Electronic Crimes Task Force and as a judge for the Lemelson-MIT Invention Awards and the Legatum Fortune Technology Prize. He was a founding member of the BP Digital and Communications Technology Advisory Board and the New School for Social Research Technology Advisory Board. He is an active member of Business Executives for National Security and a consultant on security-related technology issues as well as a member of the FCC Technical Advisory Council. Peter is a frequent speaker to private, educational, and public sector organizations on technology-related issues. Peter has served on several public, private, and non-profit boards. Peter is also the co-founder and Chairman of Peak Rescue Institute, which teaches advanced rescue skills to first responders in law enforcement, public health, and the military. He is a board member of The Food Bank for New York City, the Cancer Research Institute, and an Associate Founder of Singularity University. He served as an Advisor at Endgame.
|Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure
Peter Bloom Investments by Industry, Year, and Region
Peter Bloom Team (1)
New York, NY
Meet our data hygiene team
Discover how our experts ensure you’re getting the most accurate financial data in the industry.
Read blog »
How PitchBook sources data
Our data operations team has logged over 3.5 million hours researching, organizing, and integrating the information you need most.
Discover our process »