Petter started his career working for Dresser industries building large distributed real-time systems. After a few years as Director of Technology for Icon Computing, he went on to create a set of companies including InferData, SciSpike and VappusNet.
Petter has also been a teacher, consultant, and mentor for many of the Fortune 500 companies (including COSTCO, NASA, Northwestern Mutual, Panasonic, PayPal, etc). Over the last 20 years, he has specialized in areas of extreme scalability and best practices building web-scale software. He is an O’Reilly author and a frequent speaker at various conferences and universities both in the US and around the world.