Peter O'Riordan

Interim Executive Director

Peter comes to Breakthrough via the Encore Foundation. Born and raised in Ireland, Peter received a BSEE from University College Dublin, and an MSEE from UC Berkeley. Peter worked in the Communications and Networking industries for 30 years, most recently as Vice President of Engineering and acting General Manager at Cisco. Peter has served as technical advisor and program advisor to education related nonprofits and school districts.