The Power of Mindset
Exponential progress in technology, biology and many other areas of science enable humans to solve problems faster than ever before, and master challenges on an unprecedented scale. Peter Diamandis, Chairman of the X-Prize Foundation, explains in conversation with DLD’s Yossi Vardi how to make the most of the opportunities arising from these developments. Having the right mindset to finding new solutions is a key element of success.
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. Diamandis is also Co-founder & Chairman of the Singularity University and an international leader in the commercial space arena. He founded and ran, among others, Zero Gravity Corporation, the Rocket Racing League and Space Adventures.
Dr. Joseph (Yossi) Vardi is a co-chairman of DLD. With 40 years experience in building over 60 high-tech companies, he is one of Israel’s early entrepreneurs. Yossi co-pioneered instant messaging as the founding investor and the former Chairman of Mirabilis Ltd., creator of ICQ, later acquired by AOL.