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Oakville, ON, Canada
PIA Since 2017
Peter Austin, MBA, P. Eng.
After 20 years in the healthcare and technology industries, Peter Austin began PA Solution with the goal of sharing his unique blend of skills, education and experience to groups tackling complex challenges. Using an “inside-out” approach, Peter keeps groups on track through the creative problem solving process to discover what problems they have, define the problem further and to come up with viable and sustainable solutions to be implemented.
Peter compliments his Bachelor of Engineering degree with a post-graduate diploma in Biomedical Engineering Technology and an MBA in Management of Innovation and New Technology. During his MBA studies at McMaster University, Peter was excited to discover creative problem solving techniques via Min Basadur. This intrigued him to continue and achieve Simplexity levels 1, 2 and 3, Profile and PIA with Basadur Applied Creativity.
His varied experience includes hospitals, healthcare technology manufacturers and not-for- profit organizations, where he has devoted his time to front-line biomedical engineering, product management, hospital redevelopment and general management.
Peter engages in volunteer activities by lending his expertise to organizations including the executive of the Clinical Engineering Society of Ontario, as a mentor for startup companies at The Forge - Hamilton's startup incubator and McMaster University's on-campus entrepreneurship initiative and as a board member of STARS supporting the arts in Burlington, ON.
Peter is a licensed Professional Engineering in the Province of Ontario, a member of the IEEE, the Clinical Engineering Society of Ontario and the Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society.