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Peter Shannon

Managing Director

Radius Capital

Peter is an investor focused on advanced aerial mobility and its application toward positive impact for transportation across the economy.  Peter is active in the aviation community around regulatory and technology issues critical to enabling high-scale adoption of aerial mobility systems.  Peter co-authored a national strategy for Advanced Aerial Mobility as a member of the Committee on Urban Air Mobility Research and Technology through the Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine.  Peter is a standing member of the Transportation Research Board’s New Users of Shared Airspace Committee.  Peter is also an appointee to NASA’s Aeronautics Research and Technology Roundtable.  Earlier, Peter was at Firelake Capital and Atlas Venture, investing in transportation and sustainability technologies.    Peter's entrepreneurial experience began while an undergraduate, when he co-founded Eye Response, Inc., a company that pioneered computer eye-tracking systems.  Peter holds an MBA, with High Honors, from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BS in Systems Engineering, with distinction, from the University of Virginia.  Peter started flying when he was 19 and actively maintains a Private Pilot Certificate with Instrument Rating.