Dr. Peter H. Diamandis
Dr. Peter H. Diamandis is a renowned entrepreneur, visionary and physician. He is the founder and chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation, a non-profit organization that designs and operates large-scale incentive competitions to drive innovation and breakthroughs for the benefit of humanity. He is also the CEO of Planetary Resources, a company that aims to mine asteroids for water and precious metals.
Dr. Diamandis is an acclaimed public speaker, having given lectures and talks at universities, businesses and other organizations around the world. In 2017, he was a speaker at the Bigelow Forum, where he discussed the implications of the rapid advancements in technology and how this expansion is going to change the way we live and work in the future. He also shared his insights on how we can use technology to solve some of the most pressing challenges facing humanity today.
Dr. Diamandis is the author of several books, including Abundance: The Future is Better Than You Think, in which he argues that technology is creating abundance, and abundance will empower people to live more fulfilling lives. He also wrote BOLD and The Future is Faster Than You Think, which have received widespread critical acclaim.
Dr. Diamandis has received numerous awards and honors for his work, including the Heinlein Prize for Advances in Space Commercialization, the Arthur C. Clarke Innovation Award and the Neil Armstrong Award for Aerospace Achievement and Leadership. His ideas and vision have inspired a generation of entrepreneurs, scientists and engineers to pursue the impossible and create a better future for humanity.