Peter Diamandis Speaker

Peter Diamandis

CEO, futurist, innovation, science, technology, TED Talk speaker

Peter Diamandis: Biography highlights

Recently named by Fortune as one of the “World’s 50 Greatest Leaders,” Peter H. Diamandis is the founder and executive chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation, which leads the world in designing and operating large-scale incentive competitions.

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About Peter Diamandis

  • Chairman and CEO, XPRIZE Foundation
  • Co-founder and Executive Chairman, Singularity University
  • Named one of the “World’s 50 Greatest Leaders, Fortune Magazine

Peter Diamandis is the executive founder of Singularity University, a graduate-level Silicon Valley institution that counsels the world’s leaders on exponentially growing technologies.

As an entrepreneur, Diamandis has started over 20 companies in the areas of longevity, space, venture capital and education. He is cofounder of BOLD Capital Partners, a venture fund with $250M investing in exponential technologies, and co-founder and Vice Chairman of Celularity, Inc., a cellular therapeutics company. In addition, Diamandis co-founded Planetary Resources, a company designing spacecraft to enable the detection and prospecting of asteroids for fuels and precious materials.

Diamandis is a New York Times Bestselling author of three books: Abundance – The Future Is Better Than You Think and BOLD – How to go Big, Create Wealth & Impact the World. His newest book in this series of exponential technologies—The Future is Faster Than You Think – is a blueprint for how our world will change in response to the next 10 years of rapid technological disruption.

He earned degrees in molecular genetics and aerospace engineering from the MIT and holds an M.D. from Harvard Medical School. Diamandis’ favorite saying is “The best way to predict the future is to create it yourself.”



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Highlights: Peter Diamandis - Keynote Speaker 2014 MI CEO Summit
Highlights: Peter Diamandis - Keynote Speaker 2014 MI CEO Summit
Power Forward Speaker Series with Peter Diamandis
Power Forward Speaker Series with Peter Diamandis
SU Global Summit 2019 | Keynote | Peter Diamandis
SU Global Summit 2019 | Keynote | Peter Diamandis
Bold & Abundant Thinking (Full Presentation) | Peter Diamandis
Bold & Abundant Thinking (Full Presentation) | Peter Diamandis
Peter Diamandis Invites You to Power Forward Speaker Series
Peter Diamandis Invites You to Power Forward Speaker Series

Peter Diamandis is one of the country's great entrepreneurs and thinkers. Peter is one of the most popular speakers at the TED conference and one of the most provocative thinkers of our time.'

Jeffrey Immelt
Chairman & CEO
Johnson & Johnson

'Peter Diamandis absolutely delivered our key messaging with a powerful and passionate presentation. He truly is an inspiration and very dynamic. During the two days of the summit following his opening keynote, many of our internal speakers reflected on his words. He has such great passion.'

Education & Creativity

'Peter's presentation is world-class. One of the best I've had the pleasure to watch. His passion and vision is infectious. Diamandis offers a critical perspective that everyone needs to hear. If you're looking for someone to help you chart your future, Peter is the perfect choice.'

Sir Ken Robinson
Author, Speaker and International Leader

'I've shared the stage with Branson and the Dalai Lama. And in my entire life, NO SPEECH has inspired me to get out and kick butt in the world like you did. Thank you for that.'

Vishen Lakhiani
Founder & CEO

'Never before have I seen someone provide a view of the future that is so informed by science and history, yet utterly optimistic! Diamandis clearly and entertainingly uses analogies from the past to illustrate how the major problems mankind faces today and tomorrow, will inevitably be solved through exponential technologies. Bravo!'

Kenneth Hepburn
CEO & Founder

'Peter's keynote blew me away. I've been presenting for years and do it for a living, and Peter is at the top of the game. His personality shines through and is extremely authentic. He is a pretty amazing dude!'

Carlos Dominguez
Sr. Vice President

'Diamandis is one of the most passionate and dynamic speakers today. If you want to energize your senior management team and give them an understanding of the future, bring Diamandis in as your keynote speaker.'

Gavin Newsom
Lt. Governor
The Richmond Forum America's largest non-profit community forum

'Dr. Peter Diamandis blew our entire audience away, becoming our highest-rated speaker of the last ten years - no easy feat considering our previous speakers included President Barack Obama, Ron Howard, Steve Forbes, Tony Blair and President Bill Clinton. Diamandis presented an informed vision of the future that is both exciting and thought-provoking.'

Bill Chapman
Executive Director & Producer
NFL Digital Media

'If you ever have the chance to see Peter Diamandis speak, run don't walk to get a seat. Awesome inspiration.'

Jeff Berman
General Manager
Accelerated Intelligence Inc.

'Peter gives hope where others see none. Not only is his speaking style engaging of great importance for all of humanity This man is doing critically important work. He is making his life and the lives of other count immeasurably.'


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