Peter Diamandis

Peter Diamandis

Chairman and CEO, XPRIZE Foundation; Executive Chairman, Singularity University and Author
Dr. Peter Diamandis was recently named by Fortune Magazine as one of the "World’s 50 Greatest Leaders". He is the Founder and Executive Chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation which leads the world in designing and operating large-scale incentive competitions. Diamandis is also the Co-Founder and Vice-Chairman of Human Longevity Inc. (HLI), a genomics and cell therapy-based 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 thatcounsels the world’s leaders on exponentially growing technologies. In the field of commercial space, Diamandis is Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of Planetary Resources, a company designing spacecraft to enable the detection and prospecting of asteroid for fuels and precious materials. He is the also Co-Founder of Space Adventures and Zero Gravity Corporation. Diamandis is a New York Times best-selling author of two books: Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think and BOLD: How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World. He earned degrees in Molecular Genetics and Aerospace Engineering from MIT, and holds an M.D. from Harvard Medical School. His motto is, “The best way to predict the future is to create it yourself.”
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Monday, December 09, 2019 04:15 PM|Monday, December 09, 2019 05:00 PM
Guest Keynote: Exponential Tech: Innovation & Disruption on the Road Ahead

The only constant is change, and the rate of change is increasing. 40% of today’s Fortune 500 companies are predicted to disappear in the next 10 years. Competition is no longer the multinational overseas; instead, it’s the exponential entrepreneur creating companies such as Uber. Much of this transformation is a result of rapidly accelerating exponential technologies. During this Keynote, you will get a real sense of exponential growth, the origins of Moore’s Law, and understand how the 6 D’s -- Digitization, Deception, Disruption, Dematerialization, Demonetization and Democratization -- will impact your products and services. In this highly visual and powerful keynote, Diamandis gives the audience a true understanding of the immediacy of these disruptions. Today’s companies cannot remain stagnant. They must evolve, or they will die. You are either disrupting your own business model or someone else will.

Monday, December 09, 2019 05:00 PM|Monday, December 09, 2019 05:30 PM
Senior Leadership Circle Book Signing with Peter Diamandis

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