Peter focuses on the importance of innovation and he looks to the future in explaining how exponentially advancing technologies will transform our companies, our industries, our governments and our lives over the next 5 to 10 years.
Dr. Peter H. Diamandis is an international pioneer in the fields of innovation, incentive competitions and commercial space. He has been named one of ”The World’s 50 Greatest Leaders” by Fortune Magazine. Peter is focused on some of the world’s grand challenges on driving breakthroughs in products, companies, industries and humanity.
Peter is Founder and Executive Chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation, best known for its $10 million Ansari XPRIZE for private spaceflight. He 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. Peter is also the Executive Founder 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, Peter is Co-Founder/ Co-Chairman of Planetary Resources, a company designing spacecraft to enable the detection and prospecting of asteroids for fuels and precious materials.