founder and ceo, forrit
Peter Proud is the Founder and CEO of Forrit, a digital technology company headquartered in Edinburgh, Scotland. Prior to founding Forrit, Peter worked as Managing Director of Strategic Accounts and Partnerships for Accenture Interactive Digital Practice, providing integrated marketing, technology and analytics solutions for the digital world. Before joining Accenture, Peter worked at Microsoft for 14 years managing accounts for some of the world’s leading household names and was integral in the establishment of Microsoft’s ‘One Microsoft’ initiative. A passionate advocate for the digital technologies industry, Peter sits on Edinburgh Napier University’s Graduate Level Apprenticeship Advisory Board, is an Ambassador for Young Enterprise Scotlandand a Visiting Professor at Strathclyde University, HunterCentreForEntrepreneurship.