Peter Kallestrup, MS
Co-founder and CEO
Peter Kallestrup is the Co-founder and CEO of i-Function. In this capacity his focus for the last five years has been to bring better and economically more accessible functional skills assessment and training tools to population segments that today have little or no access to this quality of life improving assistance and to further develop the i-Function product portfolio. This is done by merging evidence based research with technological opportunities.
He is also the founder of Global Sales Expansion, a company focused on assisting smaller life science companies manage and grow their sales in a profitable, timely, flexible and cost effective way by leveraging more international opportunities.
Prior to establishing Global Sales Expansion, Peter had a 15+ years career, leading and launching start-ups and turnarounds in the US, Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East within the life science area. He is also an alumnus from top rated European business schools, INSEAD and IMD.
Peter has worked closely with more than one hundred different distributors and life science partner companies throughout the world. He has run and provided his leadership capabilities to various ventures from the smallest businesses to medium size organizations with revenues exceeding USD 200 million and employing more than 350 people. In addition to his work with distributors and partner companies, Peter has also established affiliates and commercial operations in the United States, China, Mexico and Brazil for a $1 billion+ European pharmaceutical company.
Peter is also an External Advisory Board member at the Center for Enhancing Neurocognitive Health, Abilities, Networks, & Community Engagement (ENHANCE) which has a focus on technology solutions for older adults living with cognitive impairment, including mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and cognitive impairment as a result of stroke or traumatic brain injury. ENHANCE is part of a network of Rehabilitation Engineering Research Centers funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research. The Center consists of a team of researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine, Florida State University, and the University of Illinois.