Chief Product Officer
Peter Commons joined SMS Assist in early 2018 as chief product officer, where he is responsible for building the products and underlying technology for SMS Assist’s web and mobile software. Mr. Commons is also focused on building and growing a strong product and technical team while leveraging the latest technological improvements to provide the best experience possible to SMS Assist’s customers and affiliates.
Most recently, Commons served as the leader of Global Product and Technology for Amazon’s grocery delivery business, Amazon Fresh. During his 13-year tenure at Amazon, he also helped create and teach courses to employees at all levels of hiring, employee development, agile project management and innovation.
Prior to joining Amazon, Mr. Commons was a serial entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, starting and building two startup companies, as well as consulting for companies including Apple, Adobe, General Magic, 3DO, and Microsoft. Overall, Commons has more than 25 years of experience leading the conception and development of game-changing technology innovation.
Mr. Commons has a B.S. and M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University, and currently holds 14 patents.