Peter Diamandis

  • Santa Monica, CA
  • Fees* On Request

Tagline: Business Innovation

Talent Highlights

  • Peter is a serial entrepreneur, futurist, technologist, New York Times Bestselling Author, and the founder of over 25 companies. Fortune magazine has named Peter ‘one of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders’.
  • He is the Founder and executive chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation which has launched over $400 million of incentive competitions, driving more than $4 billion in R&D (most recently launching the $100 million Gigaton Carbon XPRIZE funded by Elon Musk to combat climate change).
  • Peter’s venture fund, BOLD Capital Partners is deploying $600M+ into exponential technologies and health-biotech.
  • Diamandis has written six books including four New York Times bestsellers, and his life’s mission is to empower entrepreneurs to create a hopeful, compelling and abundant future for humanity.
  • Diamandis received his B.S. and M.S. from MIT and his MD from Harvard Medical School

Keynote Topics

Peter Diamandis is the New York Times bestselling author of “ABUNDANCE — The Future Is Better Than You Think” (#1 on Amazon, #2 on NY Times). In this book, Diamandis shows us how technology is turning areas of scarcity into abundance.

This bold, contrarian view, backed up by exhaustive research, introduces our near-term future, where exponentially growing technologies (AI, Robotics, Sensors, Networks, 3D Printing, SynBio, etc.) and the power of the crowd are converging to better the lives of billions.

This keynote is an antidote to pessimism. Diamandis examines human need by category — water, food, energy, healthcare, education, communication and freedom — and shows the audience detailed evidence on the revolutionary improvements in these areas over the past century.

He addresses how a range of exponential technologies are transforming what was once scarce into abundance. Humanity’s grandest challenge is providing abundance, and this keynote addresses how we rise to meet it.

As President Bill Clinton says, “Abundance shows us that while the headlines are really bad in the world today, the trend lines are pretty good. Extreme poverty is down.

The health care is improving dramatically around the world. There are developments now which make me believe we might be able to do what we did in the 1990s, which is to use technological developments to create more jobs than we lose.”

Today a company’s success depends on mindset, its use of exponential technologies and the power of crowdsourcing. This keynote, based on Diamandis’ bestselling book BOLD, examines the approaches required to succeed during this exponential age.

Where should a company be looking to grow 10x bigger, rather than 10-percent bigger? What does it take for a company to become an Exponential Organization? How do you become Uber rather than Kodak?

Peter Diamandis explains how a Massively Transformative Purpose can drive your organization’s culture and help you attract the best employees. He examines the innovation principles used by GoogleX’, and the power of bold, “moonshot” thinking. Peter Diamandis details how entrepreneurial billionaires like Larry Page, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson think — and what strategies they use to scale and disrupt.

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 like Uber, Airbnb, DropBox, Oculus, Whatsapp, SpaceX and Tesla.

Disruption is also coming from data-driven tech giants who are entering into adjacent fields: Google into the automotive industry, Apple into the music industry, Facebook into the global telecom industry, and IBM Watson into healthcare.

As Peter Diamandis will detail, much of this transformation is a result of rapidly accelerating exponential technologies such as Infinite Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, 3D Printing, Sensors, Networks, and Synthetic Biology.

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.

Peter Diamandis stands at the forefront of innovation, a visionary entrepreneur and thought leader dedicated to unlocking the potential of exponential technologies. Named by Fortune as one of the “World’s 50 Greatest Leaders,” Diamandis is renowned for his groundbreaking work in incentivizing innovation through the XPRIZE Foundation and for his role in shaping the future […]

Peter Diamandis stands at the forefront of innovation, a visionary entrepreneur and thought leader dedicated to unlocking the potential of exponential technologies. Named by Fortune as one of the “World’s 50 Greatest Leaders,” Diamandis is renowned for his groundbreaking work in incentivizing innovation through the XPRIZE Foundation and for his role in shaping the future through Singularity University. As the founder and executive chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation and the executive founder of Singularity University, Diamandis has established himself as a leading figure in the fields of technology, entrepreneurship, and leadership.

Peter Diamandis | Innovation Speaker

A Trailblazer in Innovation:

With a keen eye for identifying emerging trends and disruptive technologies, Peter Diamandis has played a pivotal role in driving innovation forward. As the founder and executive chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation, he has spearheaded efforts to catalyze innovation through large-scale incentive competitions. These competitions challenge individuals and teams to tackle some of humanity’s most pressing challenges, from space exploration to healthcare, by offering substantial prizes to those who can achieve breakthroughs. Under Diamandis’ leadership, the XPRIZE Foundation has inspired breakthroughs in diverse fields, including genomics, energy, and artificial intelligence, demonstrating the power of incentivized competition to drive progress.

Empowering Leaders for the Future:

In addition to his work with the XPRIZE Foundation, Peter Diamandis is the executive founder of Singularity University, a pioneering institution dedicated to educating and empowering leaders to leverage exponential technologies for positive impact. Situated in the heart of Silicon Valley, Singularity University offers graduate-level programs and executive education courses that explore cutting-edge technologies such as artificial intelligence, biotechnology, and nanotechnology. Through its interdisciplinary approach and forward-thinking curriculum, Singularity University equips leaders from around the world with the knowledge, skills, and mindset needed to navigate an increasingly complex and fast-paced future.

Areas of Expertise:

Peter Diamandis brings a wealth of expertise to the table, spanning a wide range of topics related to innovation, technology, and leadership. Some of his key areas of expertise include:

  1. Exponential Technologies: Diamandis is a leading authority on exponential technologies and their potential to transform industries and society. He offers insights into the latest technological trends, from artificial intelligence and robotics to 3D printing and virtual reality, and explores how these technologies are reshaping the way we live, work, and interact.
  2. Innovation and Entrepreneurship: With his experience as an entrepreneur and investor, Diamandis provides valuable insights into the process of innovation and entrepreneurship. He shares strategies for identifying opportunities, overcoming challenges, and building successful ventures in today’s rapidly evolving business landscape.
  3. Future Trends and Predictions: Diamandis has a unique ability to anticipate future trends and predict the direction of technological advancement. He offers foresight into the potential impact of emerging technologies on industries such as healthcare, transportation, and energy, helping organizations prepare for the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead.
  4. Leadership and Vision: As a recognized leader in the fields of technology and philanthropy, Diamandis offers valuable lessons in leadership and vision. He shares principles for inspiring and motivating teams, fostering a culture of innovation, and driving meaningful change in organizations and communities.
  5. Social Impact and Global Challenges: Through his work with the XPRIZE Foundation and Singularity University, Diamandis is deeply committed to addressing some of the world’s most pressing challenges, from poverty and disease to environmental sustainability and space exploration. He offers insights into the role of technology and innovation in driving positive social impact and creating a more sustainable and equitable future for all.

Why Book Peter Diamandis as a Keynote Speaker through Speakers Inc:

Peter Diamandis is not just a speaker; he is a catalyst for change, inspiring audiences to think bigger, aim higher, and embrace the possibilities of the future. By booking Diamandis as a keynote speaker through Speakers Inc, organizations can:

  • Gain valuable insights into the latest trends and technologies shaping the future of their industry.
  • Learn practical strategies for fostering innovation, driving growth, and staying ahead of the competition.
  • Be inspired to think boldly and creatively, and to embrace a mindset of abundance and possibility.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the social and ethical implications of emerging technologies, and how to navigate them responsibly.
  • Be empowered to lead with vision, purpose, and impact, and to create positive change in their organizations and communities.

With his dynamic speaking style, engaging storytelling, and wealth of knowledge and experience, Peter Diamandis delivers keynote presentations that inform, inspire, and empower audiences to unlock their full potential and shape a better future for themselves and the world.

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