Peter Diamandis


Peter Diamandis

Founder and Executive Chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation
Executive Co-Founder of Singularity University


Dr. Peter Diamandis is the Chairman and CEO of the X PRIZE Foundation, which leads the world in designing and launching large incentive prizes to drive radical breakthroughs for the benefit of humanity. Best known for the $10 million Ansari X PRIZE for private spaceflight, the Foundation is now launching prizes in Exploration, Life Sciences, Energy, and Education.

Peter co-authored Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think. He has founded and co-founded many of the leading entrepreneurial companies including Zero Gravity Corporation, the Rocket Racing League, and Space Adventures. He also counsels the world’s top enterprises on how to utilize exponential technologies and incentivized innovation to dramatically accelerate their business objectives. Peter attended MIT where he received his degrees in molecular genetics and aerospace engineering, as well as Harvard Medical School where he received his M.D.


Areas of expertise

Energy – Entrepreneurship – Exponential Organizations – Medicine – Space-Industry – Abundance