The CEO of the X PRIZE Foundation lays out three tools to boost innovative ideas and re-draw the frontiers of business and creativity.
Look out, Amazon. The virtual clothing store of the future will offer a unique shopping experience that blows our current setup out of the water.
Entrepreneur Peter H. Diamandis discusses his work with the new company Human Longevity Inc., which seeks to extend the healthy human lifespan.
Uber is an example of an exponential company that harness technology to revolutionize whole industries.
Every year, Peter Diamandis ruminates on the kinds of technology ready to leap from "deceptive" to "disruptive." In this video, he explores virtual reality as an innovation ready to take the leap.
If you launch with today’s technology by the time you come to market you’re going to be out of business.
When things change dramatically we resist it at first and then we adapt and then we love the change.
Ultimately we’re never going to get people used to the rate of exponential change. Humans will always be somewhat resistant to it.
Energy becomes literally the fuel that allows us to fulfill almost all of our dreams and what I point out to people is we do have a squanderable abundance of energy. It happens to be sunlight.
Peter H. 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. Diamandis is also the co-Founder & Executive Chairman of the Singularity University, a Silicon Valley based institution teaching graduates and executives about exponentially growing technologies and their potential to address humanity's grand challenges.
Along with fellow Big Think expert Steven Kotler, Diamandis is co-author of the New York Times best selling hardcover book Abundance—The Future Is Better Than You Think which was #2 on the NYTimes List and #1 on Amazon. Their latest book is titled Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World.
Diamandis has founded or co-founded many of the leading entrepreneurial companies in this sector 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. Dr. Diamandis attended MIT where he received degrees in molecular genetics and aerospace engineering, as well as Harvard Medical School where he received his M.D. Diamandis' personal motto is: "The best way to predict the future is to create it yourself!"