(1958 - living) U.K. - U.S.A.
Business executive and author
Peter was born in London and has a Ph.D. in robotics from the London University Faculty of Engineering, the masters diploma of the Imperial College (D.I.C.) in artificial intelligence, an honors degree in computing science from the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, is a chartered engineer (C.Eng.), a certified member of the British Computer Society (MBCS), and an associate of the City and Guilds of London Institute (ACGI).
Peter Scott-Morgan has maintained business, academic and writing careers largely in parallel throughout his career, living for equal periods in Europe and the USA. He has consulted throughout North America, Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, and Latin America.
He has built a track record of published thought leadership, authoring over one hundred articles and refereed papers, as well as being consultant editor of various reference materials.
He has conducted numerous executive development programs, written a post-graduate technology course for the Open University, and has taught MBA courses at the London Business School, the Rotterdam School of Management (as visiting professor), and the Arthur D. Little School of Management at Boston College (where he was Professor of Business for six years).
When he and his partner of twenty-one years moved to the U.S. from the U.K. in the early 1990s, Arthur D. Little put its lawyers to work to set precedent on executive transfer of non-married partners, gay or straight, which formed the basis of a new U.S. immigration policys. He is the author of several books, including The Unwritten Rules of the Game, and The Accelerating Organization.
Early on the morning of December 21st 2005, with thirty family members, a hundred international friends, witnessed by the Mayor and his dignitaries, and in front of British TV, radio and the press, Peter (right) and his partner Francis (left) became - along with a few other couples around the UK in parallel ceremonies - the very first people in the history of England to be registered as Civil Partners. They were immensely lucky to get that number-one slot (several hours before dear Elton and David!) - but then again, they had been living as a couple since March 1979 (when Peter was still twenty), so it had been a pretty long wait...