Peter lives and breathes HTML5. Even his car has the California ‘HTML5’ license plate. Peter is the co-author of Pro HTML5 Programming (Apress, 2010) and the co-founder of the San Francisco HTML5 User Group, the largest HTML5 User Group in the world. Peter frequently speaks at web events and teaches cutting-edge HTML5 training courses all over the world.
Peter is a program manager in the Chrome Developer Relations team at Google.Prior to that he was Senior Director of Technical Communication at Kaazing, a start-up company specialized in building a high-performance HTML5 WebSocket platform that revolutionizes web communication and the first company to offer HTML5 training world-wide.
Prior to joining Kaazing, Peter worked as an information architect at Oracle, where he wrote many books and developed documentation publication automation systems. Three of his automation inventions are patented.
A native of the Netherlands, Peter served as a Special Forces commando in the Royal Dutch Green Berets. In his spare time Peter likes jumping out of planes, bungee-jumping, and running ultra-marathons. He is the three-time winner of the Tahoe Super Triple marathon. Peter lives on the edge of the Tahoe National Forest and loves to run around Lake Tahoe (preferably in one go).