Brent Schlender, Peter Petre, Mariette DiChristina
Compass Summit, a forum for true interaction and exchange, examines some of today’s most pressing problems through the lens of global citizenship, recognizing that human ingenuity is an unlimited resource. Guided by NPR’s Ira Flatow, an intimate group of some of the world's best thinkers and doers convened along the rugged Palos Verdes coastline on Oct 23-26, 2011 at Terranea Resort to engage in meaningful conversation, ask questions, and challenge ideas -- we invite you to join in the conversation.
Senior editor-at-large Peter Petre oversees coverage of infotech, biotech, medicine, industrial technology, and science at FORTUNE.
Petre joined FORTUNE in 1979 as a reporter covering computers and office automation.
Petre co-authored It Doesn't Take a Hero with General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, which sold more than one million hardcover copies and was on The New York Times bestseller list for 25 weeks. He also co-authored another New York Times bestseller Father, Son & Co.: My Life at IBM and Beyond with Thomas J. Watson, Jr.
Petre has a B.A. from the University of Iowa and an M.A. in comparative literature from Johns Hopkins University.