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 Fortune magazine.
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.
"The acceleration and convergence of exponential technologies will
completely reshape every industry and society over the next decade.
The Future is Faster Than You Think is the first book to
thoroughly map this new territory. A fantastic guidebook for
leaders, entrepreneurs, CEOs, and anyone who wants to understand
the massive changes ahead."
--Ray Kurzweil, author of New York Times bestsellers The Singularity Is Near and How to Create a Mind
"Diamandis and Kotler have written a powerful and
beautiful masterpiece outlining a compelling future for humanity.
The Future is Faster Than You Think offers CEOs and entrepreneurs a
clear vision on the transformation of every major industry this
decade. Required reading for anyone who wants to surf above the
tsunami of change."
--Tony Robbins, New York Times bestselling author, entrepreneur, philanthropist, life and business strategist "In their amazing book The Future Is Faster Than You Think, Diamandis and Kotler offer us a hopeful and powerful vision of the future. Packed with amazing stories, mindblowing technology and deep lessons about all of the extraordinary opportunities before us--a must read!"
--Anousheh Ansari, CEO of XPRIZE, and first private female astronaut "Exponential technologies will transform every industry this decade. In this book, Diamandis and Kotler provide a deep and thorough researched view of the road ahead. Every entrepreneur and leader needs to understand the transformation and opportunities to plan and prepare. The future is faster than you think."
--Pharrell Williams, Grammy Award-winning musician and artist "An enthusiastic look at the technologies of the future--which is just about now..... Diamandis and Kotler are cheerleaders for disruption, the scale and speed of which are increasing. But they're also realists, noting where there's more sizzle than steak even when they promise really cool things....Welcome reading for the futurists and technogeeks in the audience."
--Kirkus Reviews "A gazillion books ponder the social and economic effects of disruptors like AI, virtual reality, 3-D printing, blockchain, robotics, and digital biology. What's intriguing about The Future Is Faster Than You Think is the speculation from Diamondis and Kotler about what happens when all that stuff starts coming together. The implication for extending lifetimes is especially intriguing."
--Inc's "New Business Books You Need to Read in 2020"