Dr. Peter Diamandis was named as one of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders in 2014 by Fortune Magazine.
Diamandis is the founder and executive chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation, which leads the world in designing and operating large–scale incentive competitions. He is also
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 17 companies. He is the co–founder 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” and “BOLD.” He earned degrees in molecular genetics and aerospace engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and holds an M.D. from Harvard Medical School.
In Fall of 2016, the Greek Government honored Diamandis by issuing a 1.2 Euro stamp into circulation bearing his