Peter Suma

Peter is currently Chairman and Co-CEO of Applied Brain Research Inc. (ABR) his third startup, he launched his first company, SRG Software, out of university and sold it nine years later. His whole career has been consumed with commercializing early-stage engineering or scientific research technologies.

At ABR Peter is very excited to be working with the brightest minds in Canadian Artificial Intelligence and Neuroscience from the University of Waterloo. Peter’s has served as a director of over 16 technology companies during the course of his career as a venture capitalist at GrowthWorks, an angel investor, and as a founder of technology companies in the financial software, robotics and artificial intelligence sectors.

Peter is completing his MASc in Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience at the University of Waterloo and also holds an Honours B.Sc. from the University of Toronto, an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago, an LLM from Osgoode Law and a PDAM from the Schulich School of Business as well as graduating from Singularity University's Graduate Studies Program.

Peter is married to Cheryl with two children, Melissa and Michael. Melissa attends HTS and has a passion for singing. Cheryl enjoys volunteering at HTS and is the author of the series of coming-of-age novels for middle graders.