Peter H. Diamandis’ Key Accomplishments Include . . .
In 2014 Fortune Magazine named Peter Diamandis as one of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders.
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Why we love Peter
Why we love Peter
Peter Diamandis is the Bono of the science world. He’s working on projects like you would only see in that Armageddon movie and is the world’s biggest name in the incentivized innovation space. As Peter says, ‘Artificial intelligence will affect every industry THIS decade’ and our favorite thing about him is that he paints a very positive picture of the future of our world. How refreshing!
Diamandis is the Founder & Executive Chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation, which leads the world in designing and operating large-scale incentive competitions. He is also the Co-Founder & Exec Chairman 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 17 companies. He is 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, and 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.
Diamandis is a New York Times Bestselling author of two books: Abundance & BOLD. He earned degrees in Molecular Genetics and Aerospace Engineering from the MIT, and holds an M.D. from Harvard Medical School.
In 2016 the Greek Government honored him by issuing a 1.2 Euro stamp into circulation. Also in 2016, the book How To Make A Spaceship, Peter’s biography and the story of the XPRIZE was written by Julian Guthrie with a Foreword by Richard Branson and an Afterword by Prof. Stephen Hawking.