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Peter High

Designation: 
President
Company: 
Metis Strategy
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Peter High is the President of Metis Strategy, a strategy and management consulting firm which he founded in 2001. He is an expert in business and information technology strategy, and he has been a trusted advisor to a wide array of business and tech executives worldwide. 

High is the author of Implementing World Class IT Strategy: How IT Can Drive Organizational Innovation (Wiley Press, September 2014) and of World Class IT: Why Businesses Succeed When IT Triumphs (Wiley Press, December 2009), a book on leading IT practices that has sold over 15,000 copies around the world. Since 2008, he has moderated a widely listened to podcast entitled “The Forum on World Class IT,” which features IT leaders and is available at www.forumonworldclassit.com on a biweekly basis. High has been the keynote speaker at a host of corporate conferences and universities in worldwide.

Prior to founding Metis Strategy, Peter worked in the strategy division of Luminant Worldwide, a full service consulting firm, as a member of the management team. He began his career in consulting with Integral, Inc., an innovation management firm founded by the former dean of Harvard Business School, Kim Clark. Prior to Integral, Peter worked as an internal consultant with General Motors and as a research analyst with the Federal Reserve Bank.

High graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with degrees in economics and history.