Zachariah Peterson founded Northwest Engineering Solutions, a PCB design and digital marketing firm. Before working in the electronics industry, he conducted his Applied Physics Ph.D. research in ZnO random laser theory and stability, and he conducted his M.Sc. Physics research in chemisorptive sensors for environmental monitoring at Portland State University. He also received his MBA (Leadership & Finance) from Adams State University. His research work post-academia includes topics in ab-initio laser theory, electronics and optoelectronics, finance, and evolutionary computing. His client list includes EDA software and PCB manufacturing companies, innovative hardware startups, a FinTech startup, and the world's largest eCommerce company. He brings technological insights and strategic foresight to his clients' digital marketing and product development strategies, ultimately helping his clients remain competitive in a quickly evolving technological landscape.