Peter Watkins is the Chief Operating Officer at QA Consultants. Peter’s focus is on ensuring clients’ expectations are continually exceeded, workforce and operational standards are continually improving, QA consultants is continuously innovating and QA Consultants’ business is continually growing in North America and internationally. Peter previously worked as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for the McGraw-Hill companies, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for the Canadian Imperial Bank of Canada, Global Leader for Financial Services for EDS, and National Practice Director for Information Technology for E&Y. Some of his other professional accomplishments include being the current President of the World Network of Productivity Organizations, President of the International Association of Innovation Professionals (IAOIP) Canadian Chapter and Board Member, Expert Advisor to the International Environmental and Energy Protection Agency (IEEPA), and Co-chair of the Big Data for Productivity World Congress 2015. Peter has been awarded Fellow of the World Association of Productivity Science for contributions to productivity science and served as the keynote speaker for both China’s Strategy Forum and the opening ceremony for China’s High Technology Exposition and Productivity Congress in Beijing. Peter has published several articles, a few of which have been reprinted in multiple countries around the world. On a personal note, he has two children, paints as a hobby and rides 220 km each year in the Ride to Conquer Cancer.