Peter Cowen

GAP Faculty Advisor

peter.cowen@anderson.ucla.edu

(818) 377-3516

Biography

Peter Cowen brings extensive experience in offering M&A advisory services and capital-raising for high-growth companies. He specializes in software, digital media technology, scalable business services, healthcare services, and transportation/logistics.

Mr. Cowen has advised over 200 companies, served on over a dozen boards of directors, and has founded or co-founded a half dozen companies that were successfully sold to public companies or strategic partners. Before joining Clear Capital Advisors, Mr. Cowen was Managing Director at Angeles Capital Group and before that was a Senior Partner at GroundWork Equity.

Previously, Mr. Cowen worked at Hewlett Packard and Unilever in sales and marketing. Mr. Cowen has been an angel investor in over 35 companies and was named by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the top 25 angel investors in Los Angeles. He is a founding member of Tech Coast Angels, Los Angeles, the largest angel investing group in the U.S. He has also been an Adjunct Professor at the UCLA Anderson School of Management for six years teaching in the Fully Employed (FEMBA) and Executive M.B.A. Program. He also served on the UCLA Anderson Alumni Board of Directors for 10 years.

Mr. Cowen has an M.B.A. from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Cowen is registered with FINRA as a General Securities Representative (Series 7 and 63).