FOUNDER, CHARIMAN & CEO
Greg Peters is a founder, Chairman and CEO of INFORM, Inc. Under Mr. Peters’ leadership, INFORM has evolved into the largest premium video solution company in the digital media industry. Mr. Peters oversees all aspects of INFORM’s business strategy and operations while preserving the invaluable culture of passion, creativity and determination that embodies INFORM.
In the June 2016 Comscore rankings for the News & Information Category, Inform was ranked #1 for monthly unique viewers, ahead of CNN, Yahoo, NBC, CBS, MSN, Fox News, and other major players in the digital news space. Inform had 31 million unique viewers and 270 million video starts.
In 2004, Mr. Peters was appointed by President George W. Bush to the National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC), a White House Committee. The NIAC advises the President on national security issues related to cyber security and protection of our national infrastructure. Mr. Peters co-authored the report on PUBLIC-PRIVATE SECTOR INTELLIGENCE COORDINATION, published on July 11, 2006. In addition, Mr. Peters was co-chair of the committee to examine the CONVERGENCE OF PHYSICAL AND CYBER TECHNOLOGIES AND RELATED SECURITY MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES, which published its final report and recommendations on January 16, 2007.
The NIAC works closely with the Department of Homeland Security and White House security and intelligence advisors. Mr. Peters’ appointment continues under President Barack Obama, as he serves at the discretion of the sitting President.
Mr. Peters has served as the President, CEO, and Board Member of Internap Network Services Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP) and in the 1990s, Mr. Peters was Vice President of International Operations for Advanced Fibre Communications (NASDAQ: TLAB) and Adtran (NASDAQ: ADTN), where he led global expansion to over 40 countries. For nearly a decade, he held increasingly senior positions at AT&T Network Systems, the last being Managing Director of the Middle East and Africa, headquartered in Cairo, Egypt. Mr. Peters conducted business for AT&T in over 60 countries and was responsible for directing the telecommunications recovery and reconstruction efforts in the Persian Gulf Region during and after the Gulf War.
Mr. Peters holds multiple issued patents (No. 8,364,693, No. 8,849,814 and No. 8,849,815) focused on methods of searching, sorting and displaying video clips and sound files by relevance.
Since November 2011, Mr. Peters led a partnership with the National Center of Missing and Exploited Children (www.missingkids.com). Through this relationship, INFORM has assisted the Center in finding over 100 children by targeting ‘milk carton’ ads to the zip code level. Mr. Peters serves on the Board of Reggie Jackson’s Mr. October Foundation and Bill Murray’s Murray Bros Caddy Shack Charity Golf Tournament.
Mr. Peters has served on the alumni board of the Terry School of Business at the University of Georgia, the Technology Association of Georgia Board, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce Board, and the Advisory Board of the Metro Atlanta Chamber.
Mr. Peters earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Georgia and an MBA from Thunderbird. Mr. Peters has continued his educational efforts in executive programs at Harvard, Stanford and Columbia Universities.