Peter Rukavina is a printer, developer and writer. In addition to operating Reinvented Inc., a Charlottetown consultancy, he is a visiting scholar at the University of Prince Edward Island, Robertson Library where he serves as Hacker in Residence.
Under the Reinvented banner, in 1995 Peter founded the official website of the Province of PEI, and then, for the following 8 years, worked with government to maintain and develop the site; he currently maintains the web infrastructure of The Old Farmer’s Almanac, develops websites and mobile apps, and consults on systems and technology issues.
Peter’s background is diverse, encompassing systems design, computer programming, graphic design, and printing; he is a journeyman newspaper printer, having served an apprenticeship in the composing room of the Peterborough Examiner newspaper.
His research interests include open data, open government, open software, renewable energy, public transportation, GIS and mapping.
He is a board member of Stars for Life Foundation for Autism, former president of the L.M. Montgomery Land Trust, and former president of the PEI Home and School Federation. He lives in Charlottetown with his partner, artist Catherine Miller, and their son Oliver.