Peter Adams

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At MaRS, Peter works to help bring the health care industry and IT together, helping to forge new solutions to health issues old and new.


Peter is a senior executive leader in technology business development with experience spanning bioengineering, sales and marketing management, entrepreneurship, consulting and general management.

At MaRS, Peter provides counsel to Canadian Healthcare IT Startups in business development, business process and funding strategy from idea through to commercialization. Currently, he is spearheading an initiative with Ontario’s health-care leaders to unite the system in innovation adoption. 

While Peter spends most of his time as a Senior Advisor in Health IT at MaRS, he has also worked with semiconductors, systems, IT services, healthcare IT, instruments and therapeutics in the UK, Europe, USA and Canada.

In a previous life, he was a member of UK punk/new wave group Last Resort, whose single “Having Fun?” reached 29th on the new wave charts in the early 80s.

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