Former Executive Editor
Peter Petre co-wrote Arnold Schwarzenegger’s memoir “Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story,” a New York Times bestseller published in October 2012. Mr. Petre also co-authored Alan Greenspan’s memoir, “The Age of Turbulence: Adventures in a New World,” a No. 1 New York Times bestseller in 2007. Mr. Petre has co-written two other bestsellers: General H. Norman Schwarzkopf’s “It Doesn’t Take A Hero” and Thomas J. Watson, Jr.’s “Father, Son & Co.: My Life at IBM and Beyond.” He assisted on Steven Rattner’s “Overhaul: An Insider’s Account of the Obama Administration’s Emergency Rescue of the Auto Industry” and on Robert S. McNamara’s “In Retrospect: The Tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam.” Mr. Petre was executive editor at Fortune, where he directed coverage of information technology, biotech, medicine, industrial technology, and science, and a founding partner of the Techonomy and Compass conferences on science, technology, economics and business. Mr. Petre is treasurer of the Authors Guild. He holds a B.A. from the University of Iowa and an M.A. from Johns Hopkins. He and his wife Ann Banks live in Manhattan.