Peter Metz is an engineer, retired from earning an income, and now involved in several pro bono social action activities, heavily motivated by his Catholic faith, focused on justice and
peace. Chief among them is work to create a world without nuclear weapons. He was educated by the Jesuits and MIT. He was born in Wisconsin, raised in California, and has lived most of his life in Massachusetts. He has three sons and two grandchildren. His career has included domestic and international service in the consulting, government, business, and academic spheres. He retired from MIT as the founding executive director of what is now the Center for Digital Business in MIT’s Sloan School of Management. He tries to be the kind of person Martin Luther King Jr spoke of when he said, “The hope of a secure and livable world lies with
disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.