Peter Cohan

Peter Cohan

About Peter Cohan

Peter Cohan is president of Peter S. Cohan & Associates, a management consulting and venture capital firm he founded in 1994. By conducting over 150 consulting projects, he has helped governments and businesses to identify, evaluate and profit from growth opportunities that spring from new technologies. Three of his portfolio companies were sold for a total of $2 billion.

He teaches business strategy to undergraduate and graduate students at Babson College — BusinessWeek ranked its undergraduate strategy department #2 in the U.S.

AchieveMax ranked his eighth book, You Can’t Order Change: Lessons From Jim McNerney’s Turnaround at Boeing, the #1 business book of 2009. His ninth book, co-authored with Srini Rangan, is Capital Rising: How Capital Flows Are Changing Business Systems All Over the World— that Choice called “important, well-researched, socially-responsible, and groundbreaking.”

He has appeared on ABC’s Good Morning America, CBS’s Evening News and Early Show, CNBC, CNN, and PBS’s Nightly Business Report as well as on NPR’s MarketPlace. And he’s been quoted in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Time, BusinessWeek, and Fortune.

Recent Articles

Why Autozone Outruns Advance Auto Parts

Market leader AZO's hefty margins and faster growth beat out industry runner-up AAP. But if new car sales jump, their business could slow.

Try PVH on for Size, Leave Warnaco on the Rack

The Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein brands helped PVH Corp. exceed earnings expectations and Warnaco is growing, too. But, if you have to leave one on the rack, here's our pick.

Expect Fossil Shares to Fare Better than Movado

Of the two watchmakers, growth and stock value look more attractive with Fossil.

Are These 2 Suit Stocks the Right Fit for You?

Men's clothing retailers seem to decent bellwethers for the economy -- but how do Jos. A. Bank, Men's Wearhouse size up on their own?

Ralcorp Shares Taste Better Than Kellogg

RAH could be taken over and it has backing by a winning hedge fund – Kellogg is shrinking.