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Peter T. Keo

CEO of Rapid Research Evaluation, LLC

Dr. Peter T. Keo is the CEO of Rapid Research Evaluation, LLC – the first minority-owned rapid evaluation firm in the United States. With over 25 years of industry experience, Peter has developed a solid reputation in the US and across Asia as a respected business leader, strategic thinker, researcher, evaluator, and published scholar. His academic training and background include a doctorate from Columbia University and graduate degrees from Harvard University and The University of Chicago. Because of his deep respect for learning and continuous improvement, Peter decided to earn a professional certification in impact evaluation from the MITx, Poverty Action Lab.

Professionally, he has held executive, leadership, research, and academic appointments for Stanford University School of Medicine, The University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University, Columbia University, New York University, The University of Cambodia, and other universities, nonprofits, for-profits, philanthropy, and government in the US and ASEAN. He was also the Global Advisor for Leopard Capital Venture Capital.

Importantly, Peter is the son of Cambodian genocide survivors. Because of this tremendous loss, he has devoted his entire life’s work to improving the world and optimizing human potential – especially for the most disadvantaged populations.