Peter Rowan

Peter Rowan

Angel In Residence

As Angel in Residence for XLR8UH, Peter actively works with portfolio companies    through mentorship and advisory roles. Peter has taught entrepreneurship and new venture strategy since 2005. He is active in the entrepreneurial community as an advisor, mentor and investor.

Peter Rowan was Corporate Vice President, New Ventures at Coinstar from 2001-2010. During his tenure, the company grew from $150 million to $1.3 billion in revenue, entered new lines of business and introduced innovative growth initiatives like its DVD kiosks, money transfer, and e-payment programs. At Coinstar, Peter led more than 20 acquisitions, investments and divestitures, including its investment in Redbox. He has a BA in Russian History from Cornell University, an MA in International Policy Studies and an MBA from Monterey Institute of International Studies.