Peter Shannon

Peter Shannon

Founder, Managing Director - Radius Capital

Peter is an investor focused on advanced aerial mobility and its application toward positive impact for transportation across the economy. In this capacity, he is active in the aviation community around regulatory and technology issues critical to enabling high-scale adoption of aerial mobility systems.

Peter co-authored a national strategy for Advanced Aerial Mobility as a member of the Committee on Urban Air Mobility Research and Technology through the Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine. He is a standing member of the Transportation Research Board’s New Users of Shared Airspace Committee. He is also an appointee to NASA’s Aeronautics Research and Technology Roundtable and is involved in the FAA’s Unmanned Aerial System Integration Pilot Program.

Earlier, Peter was at Firelake Capital and Atlas Venture, investing in transportation and sustainability technologies.

Peter holds an MBA, with High Honors, from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BS in Systems Engineering, with distinction, from the University of Virginia.

Peter started flying when he was 19 and actively maintains a Private Pilot Certificate with Instrument Rating.


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