Singularity University (SU) is a global learning and innovation community using exponential technologies to tackle the world’s biggest challenges and build a better future for all. SU’s collaborative platform empowers individuals and organizations across the globe to learn, connect, and innovate breakthrough solutions using accelerating technologies like artificial intelligence, robotics, and digital biology.
Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, with a worldwide active presence, Singularity University programs excel at transforming a pessimistic vision of the future to one grounded in abundance, based on the strategic application of exponential technologies.
With a multicultural base of top-level experts across a wide variety of disciplines, SU facilitates individual and organizational transformation through several approaches:
With intensive programs at SU’s Silicon Valley campus, ranging from three-day Exponential Innovation Programs,one-week Executive Programs, and the 8-week Global Startup Program, to online course offerings in Foundations of Exponential Thinking and Practicing Exponential Foresight, SU has educational solutions to fit the needs of individuals from any background.
SU Ventures offers valuable, unique programming to support entrepreneurs for as long as their companies are in business. The Global Startup Program helps future-focused entrepreneurs transform radical ideas into tangible impact on a global scale. And SU’s startup Incubator is one of the most intensive 10-week programs of its kind. Combining access to an incredible mentor network,Silicon Valley ecosystem resources, and a close-knit startup community, the SU incubator is designed with the sole purpose of transforming moonshot ideas into viable startups.
Through Summits held in select cities across the globe, renowned Singularity University speakers and faculty share their knowledge with the goal of transforming innovators and entrepreneurs from each region into champions and advocates of this new technological revolution.
The focus of the Summit is Technology and Diversity
The objective is to develop an awareness of how technology can be used as a powerful tool for fostering social inclusion. Exponential Technologies can be leveraged as a key element in building mindsets of abundance and prosperity in diverse and fragmented societies such as ours.
An inclusive and diverse Summit
The SingularityU Peru Summit will gather individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds and skills sets. From private sector executives and entrepreneurs to public sector officers and young students, attendees will be united by the common vision of building a better future.
Objective: To position Peru as an ecosystem of high-impact entrepreneurship and as a leader in the region promoting innovation, technology, and entrepreneurial capital.
Exhibitors: More than 20 keynote speakers, panelists, and moderators.
Attendees: 500 to 700
Venue: Lima Convention Center, Av. Javier Prado Este 2465, San Borja 15021.
Duration: 2 days of events
Dates: December 4th & 5th, 2018Register
The LCC was designed to respond to four strategic objectives: to be a cultural and economic engine of the country, to be a place in the heart of the capital rooted in the Peruvian collective culture, to become a unique architectural landmark, flexible and technologically advanced, and finally, to be the trigger for the urban transformation of the CCN and its immediate surroundings.
The approximately 15,000 m² net area corresponds to the 18 multifunctional conference rooms of different dimensions and proportions that allow the attendance of 10,000 people at simultaneous events.
Education & Employment
Health & Biotechnology
Security y Telecomunicaciones
President and CEO of X PRIZE Foundation
Peter Diamandis is the founder and chair of the X Prize Foundation, a nonprofit whose mission is simply "to bring about radical breakthroughs for the benefit of humanity." By offering a big cash prize for a specific accomplishment, the X Prize stimulates competition and excitement around some of the planet's most important goals. Diamandis is also co-founder and chairman of Singularity University which runs Exponential Technologies Executive and Graduate Student Programs.
Faculty Member at Singularity University
David Roberts is one of the world’s top experts on technology disruption, innovation, and exponential leadership. His passion is to help improve the lives of a billion people in the world by helping leaders create new intentions for global good and through technology disruption. David is a Distinguished Faculty member at Singularity University where he previously served as Vice President and the two-time Director (and alum) of the University’s Graduate Studies Program. He is an M.I.T. Computer Scientist & Engineer, and majored in Artificial Intelligence and Bio-Computer Engineering where he was also a Distinguished Graduate and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School also an award-winning CEO and serial entrepreneur and has started ventures with over $100 million dollars of investment from Kleiner Perkins, Vinod Khosla, Cisco, Oracle, Accenture, and In-Q-Tel.
Director of Strategy at Singularity University
Amin is the CEO of T Labs. He was formerly the director of strategy and Vice President of Strategic Relations at Singularity University. Amin founded for-profit and social impact organizations in a range of domains including problem-solving artificial intelligence, peer to peer lending, bitcoin, human rights, between others. He is building the World’s first hedge fund for the poor, as well as Reversopedia – a reverse encyclopedia composed of things we know we don’t know. Amin has a degree in artificial intelligence from the University of British Columbia, an MBA from Stanford, and an MPA in economic policy from Harvard.
Faculty Vice Chair, Global Grand Challenges at Singularity University
Nathaniel Calhoun is a founding member and Vice Chair of the Global Grand Challenge Faculty of Singularity University. He closely tracks innovations in emerging decentralized and platform cooperative technologies that create brand new business models and opportunities. Nathaniel also supervises the creation and implementation of digital technologies at a global scale that help alleviate poverty while increasing business literacy along with digital and financial services in Sub-Saharan Africa and South East Asia. He does this work through CODE Innovation, a consulting company he founded in 2009 to help organizations like UNICEF and Plan International.
Executive Director, Summits
Will is an Executive Director at Singularity University responsible for Summits. He is passionate about people and ideas and has spent his life working to bring them together to help curate great opportunities and experiences. Will’s background leading, investing in, and advising technology and consumer product companies have enabled him to acquire a unique blend of operational, investment and entrepreneurial experience. He has previously been a venture capitalist at Foundation Capital and Maveron, an operator at Intuit and World Wrapps and is an active investor having been involved with companies such as SuccessFactors, OpenTable, and Zappos among others. Among his most unusual accomplishments is that Will created and popularized the wrap, yes, the burrito like thing at a 30 unit restaurant chain he founded called World Wrapps.
Director of Impact at Singularity University
Brett is the Director of Impact at Singularity University. He spent several years in international development as the head of an education and civil society NGO. As co-founder & CEO of the educational development company IDEAco, Brett launched the City X Project, an innovation and problem-solving curriculum for kids which is used in over 75 countries. He has also designed future-focused learning experiences for GEMS Education, the United States Congress, and the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Education.
SingularityU Mexico Summit Director
Vivian Lan is the Singularity University’s Ambassador to Mexico, working to increase innovation and disruption in the country. In 2015 she became the Director of Key Partnerships at NAZCA Ventures as well as the Director of the Innovation Ecosystem at Mexico’s Presidential Office, giving her an integral perspective and action field in terms of innovation, and currently, Vivian is the Global Business Development Director at ExO Works to globally transform businesses. Social innovation through the use of technology to help humanity is Vivian’s biggest passion.
Innovation Director and Olivia Partner
Gabriel Weinstein is the Ambassador of Singularity University in Argentina and Partner and Director of Innovation of Olivia a company focused on transforming organizations and solving social challenges. He is an innovative leader with more than 15 years of experience and a combination of strategic, business and socio-emotional skills. His entrepreneurial and leadership characteristics led him to found a series of technology-based companies, including Virtualmind Software House. Gabi is passionate about technology and education, he became a teacher and then director of Educational innovation. Currently, Gabriel is Olivia's partner, strategic planner of TED-Ed Clubs and Singularity University Argentina´s ambassador.
Program Director, Faculty Affairs & Principal Faculty
Nathana O’Brien Sharma is a passionate innovator, fascinated by exponential technologies and on a mission to advance our world through law, technology, and policy. Nathana is a JD/MBA graduate of the Yale Law School and Yale School of Management and currently works as an Intellectual Property Associate at Gunderson Dettmer, a leading startup and venture capital law firm, focusing on transactional intellectual property work for high growth technology companies and venture capital firms. Nathana has also worked at the Israeli Supreme Court and the Center for Creative Technologies and is a graduate of Singularity University’s Graduate Studies Program.
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