Peter Dzwig has over 35 years experience in the IT industry including hardware and software design, sales and marketing and board-level management.
Initially a physicist working on high-end computing, principally in solid-state physics, he left academia to act as consultant to various companies including BP, British Aerospace, DEC and Thorn EMI.
In the mid-1980s he joined Thorn EMI to transfer technology into a spin-out from Thorn EMI's Central Research Laboratories; Parsys Ltd. While at Parsys he held a number of senior roles in product development and management.
In 1991 he became Director of The London Parallel Applications Centre (LPAC), a six-year multi-million pound technology transfer centre in High Performance Computing funded by the UK DTI. LPAC involved a consortium of London University colleges, and was associated with a variety of City-oriented companies. At LPAC, he worked extensively with UK government and the European Commission at technical and strategic levels, was leader of the Applications Working Group of The European Industrial Information Technology Initiative (Ei3) Consortium and was principal editor of its report on the future strategic direction of high performance computing in Europe.
In 1997 he co-founded OneEighty Software of which he was CEO for a number of years. He has subsequently been a member of the boards of a variety of companies in areas ranging from mobile telephony to medical informatics.
Peter Dzwig has a BSc in Theoretical Physics and a PhD in Applied Mathematics. He is a Fellow of The British Computer Society and of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications and a Member of the Institute of Physics. He holds chartered status from all three institutions. Previously he was Honorary Senior Visiting Research Fellow at Queen Mary College, University of London and Visiting Professor of Computer Science at Kings College, London.