The founder and executive chairman of the XPRIZE FoundationBiography:
Dr. Peter H. Diamandis is an international pioneer in the fields of innovation, incentive competitions and commercial space. In 2014 he was named one of “The World’s 50 Greatest Leaders” – by Fortune Magazine.
In the field of Innovation, Diamandis is Chairman and CEO of the X PRIZE Foundation, best known for its $10 million Ansari X PRIZE for private spaceflight. Today the X PRIZE leads the world in designing and operating large-scale global competitions to solve market failures.
Diamandis is also the Co-Founder and Vice-Chairman of Human Longevity Inc. (HLI), a genomics and cell therapy-based diagnostic and therapeutic company focused on extending the healthy human lifespan. He is also the Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Singularity University, a graduate-level Silicon Valley institution that studies exponentially growing technologies, their ability to transform industries and solve humanity’s grand challenges.
In the field of commercial space, Diamandis is Co-Founder/Co-Chairman of Planetary Resources, a company designing spacecraft to enable the detection and mining of asteroid for precious materials.
Diamandis is the New York Times Bestselling author of Abundance – The Future Is Better Than You Think. Abundance was #1 on Amazon and #2 on New York Times.
He earned an undergraduate degree in Molecular Genetics and a graduate degree in Aerospace Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School.The speaker talks about:
Diamandis is described by many as “the best and most dynamic speaker in the industry.” Diamandis’ mission thru his keynotes and speaking engaments is to help his audiences understand the pace and implications of exponential technology, and how to drive innovation within their organizations.Keynote Speaker Programs:
- Longevity Breakthroughs: How Exponential Technologies are Extending the Healthy Human Lifespan – or – Making 100 Years Old, the New 60!
- THE META-TRENDS FOR THE DECADE AHEAD. THE FUTURE IS FASTER THAN YOU
- THINKBOLD THINKING FOR AN EXPONENTIAL ORGANIZATION
- TRANSFORMING SCARCITY TO ABUNDANCE