When George Kozmetsky created the IC2 Institute some 36 years ago, he asked Bob Peterson to join as one of its earliest fellows. Peterson has been active at the University of Texas’ entrepreneurship-focused think tank ever since – and as of today, he takes over as its latest director.
Peterson’s deep experience with the institute includes roles as director of research and deputy director under John Sibley Butler, who led the institute for about a decade and whom Peterson will replace.
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