Peter H. Diamandis is a New York Times bestselling author
and the founder of more than twenty high-tech companies. He is the
founder and executive chairman of the XPRIZE and executive founder
of Singularity University, and the cofounder of Human Longevity,
Inc., Celularity and Bold Capital Partners. Diamandis attended MIT,
where he received his degrees in molecular genetics and aerospace
engineering, and Harvard Medical School, where he received his MD.
In 2014 he was named one of "The World's 50 Greatest Leaders" by
Steven Kotler is a New York Times bestselling author, award-winning journalist, and the founder and executive director of the Flow Research Collective. His books include Stealing Fire, Bold, The Rise of Superman, Abundance, A Small Furry Prayer, Tomorrowland, West of Jesus, and Last Tango in Cyberspace. His work has been nominated for two Pulitzer Prizes, has been translated into more than forty languages, and has appeared in over a hundred publications, including The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, Wired, Forbes, and Time.
"Bold is a visionary roadmap for people who believe they can
change the world-and offers invaluable advice about bringing
together the partners and technologies to help them do it."
-President Bill Clinton
"BOLD is an essential navigation tool for any proactive CEO who wants to remain relevant. In the next decade it is reasonable to assume that some of the corporations at the top of the Fortune 500 will be displaced by the 'exponential entrepreneur'. History tells us that if we don't proactively change and adapt, change will be imposed on us. BOLD, spells out the implications and opportunities driven by exponential changes transforming our world."
-Jim Moffatt, CEO of U.S. Deloitte Consulting, LLP
"Abundance showed us where our world can be in 20 years. BOLD is a roadmap for entrepreneurs to help us get there."
-Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman, Google
"If you read one business book in the twenty-first century, this should be the one. When Peter and I cofounded Singularity University, we based it on the ideas of exponential change and 'learn by doing.' This book clearly explains how to apply these concepts to change the world and overcome the age old afflictions of human civilization."
-Ray Kurzweil, inventor, author, director of engineering at Google, Chancellor of Singularity University
"In BOLD, Diamandis and Kotler have written another dazzler. A riveting look inside the world of exponential entrepreneurship-action-packed and action-oriented. I've purchased a copy for my entire team at Cisco."
-Padmasree Warrior, CTO & Chief Strategy Office, CISCO
"I loved Peter Diamandis' and Steven Kotler's book Abundance, their writing and their Vision. BOLD is an amazing sequel, a book that every entrepreneur should read. It is inspiring, filled with incredible insights and offers a practical how-to game plan for going big and impacting the world."
-Michael Dell, CEO, Dell Computers
"Expressed with sunny optimism and promise, Diamandis and Kotler share their extensive experience and knowledge, hoping to boost innovative potential within the technology startup arena and inspire readers to "get off the couch and change the world." An empowering and multifaceted "playbook" for the creative entrepreneur."
"This is a manual for today's big thinkers to become tomorrow's bold leaders, using crowd-powered tools accessible to everyone."
"This invigorating discussion drives home the point that with better tools than we've ever had before, what we need most of all are great leaders."
"It makes bold predictions and teaches entrepreneurs how to thrive in the same way as our mammalian ancestors: by being nimble and resilient."
"The infectious optimism of Bold is inspirational."
-New York Times "DealBook" Blog
"A guide to exponential digital chutzpah from a master of the art of 'going big.'"