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Peter Wilkins

Managing Director, Hyde Park Angels

Over the past two decades, Peter has successfully founded, built, and turned around companies in the education, healthcare, and technology industries. He has also leveraged his entrepreneurial experience to help build one of the largest and most successful angel investor groups in the country.

Peter currently leads Hyde Park Angels (HPA) as the managing director. Prior to HPA, he co-founded New Futuro, a socially innovative education company helping Latino families get their students into college. Before New Futuro, Peter worked with KKR Capstone (KKR’s operations group) as President of PRIMEDIA Healthcare, where he turned around the company from record losses to record profits and built one of the premier online physician education communities. Prior to PRIMEDIA, Peter successfully served in senior sales and marketing roles for two technology startups that collectively sold for more than $2.8 billion. Peter holds a degree in business from Indiana University and graduated from the University of Chicago Booth Executive Institute.

Peter is passionate about inspiring and developing current and future startup leaders. He believes when entrepreneurs lead with purpose as their best-selves they improve their lives, their companies, and the world in incredible ways. Peter serves on a number of company, venture capital and non-profit boards and is an active advisor to many entrepreneurs. He also frequently speaks about entrepreneurship, as well as providing highly tailored, purpose-driven solutions to executives and companies through the Omaxen Group.


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