Peter Hackes

Founder & President, Performedia


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Peter Hackes is the Founder of Performedia. The Washington, D.C.-based organization provides hybrid and virtual event services all over the United States and in countries worldwide.

Peter started out as a writer and producer at ABC News in Washington and went on to become a broadcast TV news correspondent. He was “Entertainment Tonight’s” Washington correspondent for three years, generating about 75 video segments per year. He later moved to Los Angeles for seven years, where he was a Line Producer and Segment Producer, working on network and syndicated news and magazine shows. He later moved back to Washington D.C., where he founded LearningStream, which created and streamed online events and learning content. In 2003, he founded Performedia, which serves such clients as AARP, National Association of Broadcasters, 1105 Media, Informa, Reed, Hanley Wood, IBM, Symantec Corp, Microsoft, and others.