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Peter C. Weiglin History, University of California, Berkeley

Peter Weiglin is an author, historian, and professional speaker on many topics. His company, Omnibus Communications, specializes in marketing strategy and communications consulting for companies in the publishing and computer fields. His clients have included Lockheed, Hundman Publishing, Hewlett-Packard, Apple Computer, and North American Van Lines. He teaches management and marketing, most recently at the University of California at Berkeley Extension and has also worked as an auditor for a New York City-based accounting firm.

He has written, produced, and narrated several TV and radio documentaries and has written five books. During the 1970s and early 1980s, he was one of a handful of people who revolutionized the public transit industry. He was the first director of marketing for a public transit system in America and went on to become a nationally known manager/consultant to revitalize troubled transit systems. He has an MBA degree from the University of Pittsburgh.

As a leisure activity, he directs the Golden Gate Radio Orchestra. He has been active in many community affairs, including a term as president of the San Mateo County (California) Arts Council.