Peter Skopp develops systems software and infrastructure for storage and analysis of molecular dynamics simulations. Prior to joining DESRES, Peter ran his own high frequency trading firm, which he founded in 2007. During a previous stint with the D. E. Shaw group, Peter worked at Juno Online Services; he later worked at United Online (a successor of Juno). Peter holds an M.S. and a B.S. in computer science from Columbia University. Outside of the office, Peter enjoys traveling to remote destinations and spending time with his family.