Peter Thorsson leads Business Development work for Palo Alto Software, maker of LivePlan, where he crafts strategic partnerships that help entrepreneurs succeed. Peter has also started and sold a successful business with revenues over $1 million, directed Strategic Partnerships for Nickelodeon and Comedy Central, organized local Startup Weekend events, and judged business competitions for Rice, Princeton, Notre Dame, and others. As a volunteer, Peter is the President of the Board of Directors for Committed Partners for Youth in Lane County, formerly Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. He has also mentored individual local youth and local small businesses.
About Us: Since its creation in 1988, Palo Alto Software has grown to a respected provider of small business tools worldwide with the single goal of helping other small businesses grow and become successful. We now offer several software products and an extensive library of free expert content to help small businesses succeed.
We understand small business because we are a small business. We know what it's like to start from zero, with no outside investment, and build a company from one employee to nearly fifty. Our products are tooled for small businesses because we understand the challenges of startups, and we also know what it takes to be successful. We are committed to providing that knowledge, experience, and expertise to as many other small businesses as possible.