Brian Peace graduated with a BSc in Computer Science and MPhil in Management Science & Information Systems from Auckland University.
He founded Peace Software in 1984 which became a world leader in software for deregulating energy Utilities employing 500 staff in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States. In July 2006, Peace Software was sold to NASDAQ-listed global entity First Data.
In addition to running Peace Software, Brian has also worked as a lecturer in Information Systems at Auckland University, and as a consultant on system acquisition and implementation. He was named Ernst and Young Technology Entrepreneur of the Year in 1999, and New Zealand Technology Entrepreneur of the Year in 2002.
Originally from Kihikihi, near Te Awamutu in NZ, Brian received a Distinguished Alumni Award from Auckland University in 2001.
He currently lives in Bali, Indonesia with his family and is now focused on developing software, through his latest venture BrashTech, for the emerging industrial drone market with specific emphasis on 4D Point Cloud generation and visualization.