Peter S. Cohan is a management consultant, venture capitalist, teacher, author and blogger. Prior to starting his management consulting and venture capital firm in 1994, he worked for Monitor Company, a strategy consulting firm co-founded by HBS Professor, Michael Porter and as an internal consultant in the banking and insurance industries. His firm has completed over 150 consulting projects for companies and govenments. He has invested in seven private companies, three of which were sold for a total of $2 billion. As a Lecturer of Strategy, he teaches business strategy and entrepreneurship to undergraduate and MBA students at Babson College; has authored 12 books; and writes the "Startup Economy" column for Forbes and the "Hungry Start-up" column for Inc. He appeared in the 2016 documentary, "We The People: The Market Basket Effect." He earned an MBA from Wharton, did graduate work in Computer Science at MIT, and holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Swarthmore College.