We are hosting John Peebles (Administrate)

Jan 28, 2020, 6:00 – 9:00 PM

Who better to bring in 2020 than previous guest John Peebles as we welcome back Startup Grind Edinburgh for a new year and decade! John Peebles is the CEO of Administrate, a training management platform that empowers leading enterprise learning and development operations around the globe, he previously spoke at SG Edinburgh in January 2016.

In-person event

About this event

Training and learning play a key role for all businesses and individuals regardless of their previous experience. In this day-and-age, combining an evergreen need with new technology is critical.

With Edinburgh praised as 3rd best in the UK in a recent CBRE Tech Cities survey and it's little wonder our capital city is thriving given the rise of startups like Administrate. 

Join us as we welcome back John Peebles 4 years after his first Startup Grind Edinburgh interview.

John Peebles (Administrate)

John Peebles is the CEO of Administrate, a training management platform that empowers leading enterprise learning and development operations around the globe. 

Prior to Administrate, Mr. Peebles helped found Fort Lauderdale based Sentry Data Systems, where he served as Chief Information Officer and VP of Operations while it grew to more than $30 million in revenue within five years. 

He is passionate about education, teamwork, technology, and mental health in the workplace, and often speaks on these subjects around the world.

Who: John Peebles, CEO Administrate

When: Tuesday 28th January

Time: 6pm

Where: CMS, Saltire Court, 20 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2EN

Added Extras: Pizza, Beer, Wine, Non-Alcoholic Drinks & Brilliant like-minded People!

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM UTC


6:00 PMNetworking & Food
7:00 PMFireside Chat w/ John Peebles
8:00 PMMore Networking & Food!


  • Dec McLaughlin

    Startup Grind Scotland



  • Dec McLaughlin

    Startup Grind Scotland


  • Nick Murray

    Startup Grind Scotland


  • Caro Melendez

    Head of Operations

  • Araminta Robertson

    Fintech Community Lead

  • Emma Loedel

    Startup Grind Glasgow

    Director - Startup Grind Glasgow

  • Amy Kelly

    Startup Grind Scotland | AK Marketing

    Head of Marketing

  • Oluwaseun Olabode

    Startup Grind Aberdeen

    Director - Startup Grind Abedeen


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