Peter Hallschmid bio

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Dr. Peter Hallschmid is a professional engineer, entrepreneur, and academic who specializes in the research and development of engineering tools for the semiconductor industry. He is currently the CEO of a high-tech startup based out of Vancouver and teaches at Simon Fraser University. Previous to his role as a CEO, he was an Assistant Professor with the University of British Columbia.

Born and raised in St. Albert, Alberta, Dr. Hallschmid moved to Victoria to complete a BSc in Physics and Math, and a BEng in Computer Engineering from the University of Victoria. He then moved to Vancouver to complete a MASc and PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of British Columbia.

He has lived in the Metro Vancouver area for 14 years including in Burnaby and Richmond and currently resides in East Vancouver with his wife and three children. He loves everything outdoors and has a passion for social issues, environmental issues and for Green technology.

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