Peter Bessman works for Pegasystems as a Solutions Consultant serving Life Sciences companies. Previously, he was an early employee of Skyline Technology Solutions, where he lead the widly successful creation of their first software products: the video sharing platform now known as Claris.

Originally from Baltimore, he holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, where he joined a university-sponsored video game startup during his senior year. Prior to that, he founded an open-source music software project with a global community of users and contributors.

He lives with his wife in the NYC area, where they spend their weekends at various museums, theaters, and dances.