About Peter Zieve


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Peter Zieve is the founder and CEO of Electroimpact, Inc., an assembly automation and robotics company. He has a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from MIT, where he graduated in 1976. After completing his Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, he pursued his studies further and took up his master’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering also at MIT. Likewise, he has an MS Environmental Engineering from MIT, where he completed his degree in 1980. Going a step further, he received his doctorate in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Washington. He completed his Ph.D. in 1986.


Peter Zieve is not one to sit around all day. Immediately after completing his Ph.D., he established Electroimpact, Inc., a company founded on his invention for his Doctoral Research: the Low Voltage Electromagnetic Riveting technology. From 1986 up to the present, Peter Zieve sits as the company’s CEO.

While he was establishing his company, he also worked as a research assistant professor at the University of Washington, a position he held from 1986 to 1988.

Community involvement is very important to Peter Zieve, and throughout his career, he has given support to and through the following:

  • Camp Solomon Schechter – Board Member
  • Implemented the Electroimpact Internship Program (200 Kamiak kids)
  • Educational assistance for STEM career paths

He has also served as contributor and sponsor to the following

  • Local STEM programs
  • University of Washington SAE car program
  • PTA events
  • YMCA
  • Boys & Girls Club
  • Lighthouse Festival and Destination Imagination

Peter Zieve was also an MIT interviewer for 13 years, from 2002 until 2015.

As you can see, Peter has always been passionate about helping others any way he can, whether it is professionally through Elecrtoimpact, Inc., or personally, through his various advocacies.

If you wish to learn more about his community involvement and advocacies, kindly visit the Community Involvement page. For his latest business posts, please feel free to visit the blog page.