Peter Crocker is the co-founder and CEO of Oxford Semantic Technologies (OST), developers of the industry-leading knowledge graph and reasoner—RDFox. In his tenure, Peter has grown OST into the established business it is today, implementing solutions across the globe. With a practical approach to clients’ needs, Peter has overseen the application of RDFox to tackle financial fraud and regulatory compliance, modernize data integration and clinical decision support, and transform configuration management and personalised recommendations.
Prior to OST, Peter served as Program Director of Product Management for the IBM Watson IoT Platform Product. He has led product development, architecture and consulted in enterprise integration. A graduate from the University of
Oxford, Peter attained a Master of Computer Science, Distinction, and a Master of Engineering Science, First class.
The team behind Oxford Semantic Technologies started working on RDFox in 2011 at the Computer Science Department of the University of Oxford with the conviction that flexible and high-performance reasoning was a possibility for data-intensive applications without jeopardising the correctness of the results. RDFox is the first market-ready knowledge graph designed from the ground up with reasoning in mind. Oxford Semantic Technologies is a spin-out of the University of Oxford and is backed by leading investors including Samsung Venture Investment Corporation (SVIC), Oxford Sciences Enterprises (OSE) and Oxford University Innovation (OUI).