Chief Technology Officer, Simavita
Peter Curran is Chief Technology Officer with Simavita, responsible for R&D and Operations.
He has over 30 years' experience in engineering, operations, and commercial management, and has been active in consumer, industrial and defence markets across power, telecommunications, computer technology, gaming, and medical device products and services.
Peter spent his early working career as an electronics design engineer of industrial power equipment before taking senior and principal engineering roles within the Defence industry, including technical management of a microelectronics assembly plant and processes. He then moved into executive management positions in manufacturing, engineering and commercial management within the electronics industry, and for the past 12 years has held general management roles.
Based in Sydney, Australia, Peter holds a BE in electrical engineering, an MBA, and Six Sigma accreditations.
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