What is innovation?
Peter Metcalf is the CEO & President of Black Diamond Equipment & BD Inc, a company whose founding he led in 1989 in Ventura, CA and then moved to Utah in 1991. Black Diamond is recognized as the global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of innovative equipment for climbers, mountaineers, peak baggers, and free-ride skiers. The Company employs approximately 500 people worldwide split between Salt Lake City, Europe, California, Japan, and in China through its wholly owned subsidiaries, Black Diamond AG, BD Asia, and Gregory Mountain Products. The Company continues to receive an array of awards from retailers, the trade, state & national governments, and the community for its innovative products and manufacturing, service and support for the community & on the issues of great importance to its customers.