Peter Hopkins- Great Big Ideas for the Future of Higher Education
Peter Hopkins is the co-founder and president of Big Think, the knowledge company that makes people and companies smarter, faster through efficient e-learning from world-renowned experts.
As president, Hopkins sets the vision for Big Think's content strategy that enables the world's top visionaries to share big ideas shaping the 21st century at BigThink.com and offer their e-wisdom needed for a competitive edge in the knowledge economy.
Peter directs the company's individual and corporate e-learning solutions, including Edge, which helps Fortune 100 companies attract, develop and retain top talent at all levels.
Prior to founding Big Think along with fellow Harvard alum Victoria Brown, Hopkins was a Producer for the "Charlie Rose" show on PBS, where he oversaw the American politics segments and collaborated with Google to make the show's entire back catalogue of episodes available online.
An entrepreneur and expert on e-learning, Hopkins has made appearances on NPR, CNN, and "The Colbert Report." He is a cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Harvard University, where he received a BA Political Economy and was an editor and member of the Executive Board at The Crimson.
Peter is the co-founder and President of Big Think, an online multimedia portal committed to developing the growing conversation about where we are and where we are headed. In that role, Peter has lead the strategic development of Big Think's multi-platform content initiatives, which include partnerships with outlets such as The Washington Post and MSNBC, among others. From time to time, he has also served as one of Big Think's staff interviewers, which has given him the opportunity to speak with luminaries ranging from Supreme Court justices to Nobel Laureates. Peter has appeared in The New York Times, Daily Telegraph, Inc., Fast Company, The Los Angeles Times, as well as on NPR, CNN, Fox News and the Colbert Report, among others.