Peter Ries


I’ve worked for 6 software companies since 1994, providing technical support and then consulting for many, many clients. I love to help clients solve problems quickly and efficiently.

Business skills

  • Designing clever solutions and solving tough technical problems.
  • Implementing NetSuite for small to medium sized businesses, mostly Wholesale/Distribution businesses.
  • Project and system architecture design, team management, agile project delivery.

Tech Skills

  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JSON, Python, SQL, ODBC/JDBC, Node, Npm
  • SuiteScript, SuiteTalk, SuiteBuilder, SuiteFlow, SuiteEverything (see NetSuite above)
  • Windows, Linux, Raspberry Pi / Raspbian, Android, Arduino

Work History

2012 - present : NetSuite / Oracle NetSuite - Consulting Technical Director with 8 years experience implementing and customizing NetSuite for W/D, Retail and Software vertical clients. I’ve worked with more than 50 companies, helping them make NetSuite work exactly as they need solving real-world problems with sales, purchasing, inventory, integrations and automations.

2005 - 2012 : Sopheon Corp. - Senior Technical Consultant, implementing and customizing Sopheon’s Technology Roadmapping product with defense contractors and high-technology manufacturers.

1994 - 2002 : Data Strategies, Inc. - I started as a know-nothing tech support rep and left as the manager of 8 Support Representatives nine years later.


  • BA in Graphic Design from San Diego State University 1989
  • AA in Computer Science from Mesa Junior College, San Diego CA 1991


  • Food For Thought Denver CO, 2017 - 2019
  • Kiwanis Club of San Marcos CA, 1999 - 2008 (President - 2007)