Peter Carpenter


President's Council Member

Peter Carpenter is a strategist, synthesizer, businessman and non-profit leader. He is the Founder of the Mission and Values Institute and has served in the federal government (Office of the Secretary of Defense, White House, Office of Management and Budget, and the US Price Commission), local government (Palo Alto Planning Commissioner and Director, Menlo Park Fire Protection District), academia (Executive Director Stanford University Medical Center and McGill University) and the private sector (Executive Vice President ALZA Corporation). He has also served on numerous non-profit boards including Annual Reviews, the San Francisco Opera, InSTEDD, the Village Enterprise Fund, US International University – Kenya, and the Alan Guttmacher Institute.