Scott D. Peterman, Ph.D., CFA

K&L Gates

Mr. Scott Peterman is an attorney licensed in Hong Kong, New York, and Washington, D.C. advising on corporate and commercial transactions with a primary focus on private equity and venture capital, fund formation, alternative investments, and entrepreneurial transactions, primarily involving technology companies.  Prior to transitioning to a career in law, Mr. Peterman was Apple’s first country manager for China and Korea.  Peterman has lived in London, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Japan and speaks Mandarin Chinese and Japanese.  While in Taiwan, he studied at the Inter-University Program for Advanced Chinese Language Studies (“Stanford Center”) in Taipei prior to completing his Ph.D. at Stanford University, following which he completed a J.D. at Georgetown University.  Mr. Peterman has been Vice-Chairman of the CFA Society Japan, and Vice-Chairman and Treasurer of the Washington Association of Money Managers.