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Peter D. Shapiro, Ph.D.

Peter Shapiro is a Principal at PDS Consulting. He is responsible for PDS Consulting’s assignments with clients in the cable TV and telecommunications industries. He directs PDS Consulting’s opportunity assessments, business strategy, litigation support, and due diligence projects.

Earlier, as Vice President of Corporate Strategy at OrderTrust, a provider of outsourced order management for e-commerce merchants, Peter Shapiro developed new service concepts for emerging opportunities in iTV and mobile commerce, building on OrderTrust’s existing order management platform.

During 26 years as senior consultant and Principal at Arthur D. Little, Inc., specializing in multi-channel services and telecommunications, Peter Shapiro led marketing strategy, market assessments, and industry analyses for clients in the United States, Europe, Latin America and Asia-Pacific including operators of telecommunications and cable TV services, equipment suppliers, bankers, attorneys, and governments.

He holds a Ph.D. in Communications Research from Stanford University and a BA from University of British Columbia. Click here for printer-friendly biography of Peter Shapiro.


PDS Consulting is an affiliate of Harvard University’s Program on Information Resources Policy (PIRP) where Peter Shapiro served as a post-doctoral research fellow. His 1971/72 doctoral thesis, which analyzed development of embryonic cable TV programming networks, is in the collection at the Cable Center, the cable industry museum, in Denver.
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