SolidProfessor Welcomes Peter Shaw to Advisory Board


San Diego, Calif. – SolidProfessor has announced that serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and business executive Peter Shaw has joined their advisory board, contributing expertise in corporate development and strategy.

SolidProfessor is a global company that provides next-generation learning for teams, schools, and individuals to keep up with rapidly evolving engineering tools and technologies.

Peter Shaw has been the founder or first professional CEO of six companies and has led five of them to successful exits. He has served at the direction of venture capital investors/boards as interim and turnaround CEO for four other companies and has sat on over 15 private and public boards as an outside director. He has also served as a partner for a US-based Institutional Venture Capital Fund and is currently active with multiple international funds. He selectively advises and invests in high quality early and intermediate stage entrepreneurial companies in a wide variety of industries.

Mr. Shaw is also a director on San Diego State University’s College of Business Advisory Board and is a previous chairman of the Lavin Entrepreneurial Center’s Board. He is a clinical professor of business administration and also serves in the position of Executive in Residence at SDSU. He is a past president of San Diego Venture Group and continues as a Board Member. Mr. Shaw holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in electrical engineering from City College of New York and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Connecticut.

Shaw remarks, “I am delighted to join the SolidProfessor team and help to contribute to their growth as the go-to resource for the engineering design industry to keep up to date with rapidly evolving technology. I look forward to working in this advisory capacity and providing guidance to assist SolidProfessor in continuing to reshape how the engineering industry stays innovative.

Tony Glockler, CEO and co-founder of SolidProfessor, shares that the company partners are excited about the future of the business. “We are honored to welcome Peter Shaw to the SolidProfessor team. With his proven experience in helping companies grow to reach their full potential, Peter will be a key advisor in creating strategic growth to further our mission to help engineers design with confidence.”

Over the past decade, SolidProfessor’s team has pursued their passion for learning by developing thousands of hours of guided video learning experiences for their members. SolidProfessor’s online learning resources combines video tutorials, hands-on exercises, and skills assessments to provide an engaging and effective learning experience.

SolidProfessor works with hundreds of the world’s top engineers who are creating the Mars Rover, improving electric cars, and building medical devices that save lives. They also help engineers who are making it more fun to listen to music, creating the rides at theme parks, and dreaming up your children’s next favorite toy.

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