Peter Diamandis

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Dr. Peter H. Diamandis is an international pioneer in the fields of innovation, incentive competitions and commercial space. In 2014, it was named "The World's 50 Greatest Leaders" by Fortune Magazine. In the field of innovation, Diamandis is founder and CEO of the XPRIZE Foundation, best known for its Ansari XPRIZE. Diamandis is also the co-founder and vice president of Human Longevity Inc. (HLI), a diagnostic and therapy company based on genomics and cell therapy focused on enhancing healthy human life. He is also a co-founder and executive chairman of Singularity University, a Silicon Valley graduate-level institution that studies exponential growth technologies, its ability to transform industries and solve the great challenges of mankind. In the field of commercial space, Diamandis is Co-Founder / Co-President of Planetary Resources, a company that designs the spacecraft to enable asteroid detection and prospecting for precious materials. He is also co-founder of Space Adventures and Zero-Gravity Corporation. He earned his undergraduate degree in Molecular Genetics and a postgraduate degree in Aerospace Engineering from MIT and received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School.

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