Adaptive Insights Announces New York Times Best-Selling Author Peter Diamandis as Keynote Speaker at Adaptive Live 2019

Acclaimed by Fortune Magazine as one of the "World's 50 Greatest Leaders," Diamandis will present on business transformation to over 1,600 attendees

May 09, 2019

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company (NASDAQ: WDAY), announced today that Founder and Executive Chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation and Executive Founder of Singularity University Peter Diamandis will deliver the guest keynote at Adaptive Live 2019, held May 21-23 in Las Vegas. Adaptive Live welcomes finance and other planning professionals from across the globe, providing over 50 breakout sessions that help attendees gain industry insight, share planning best practices, and network with peers.

An inspirational speaker recognized for his successful TEDTalks, Diamandis is known for innovative speeches about accomplishing the impossible and navigating challenges to achieve goals. In his keynote, Diamandis will discuss business innovation in our fast-paced, digital world. In addition, he will cover technology innovation, digital disruptions, and the opportunities that businesses have once they embrace both the challenges and triumphs for digital transformation.

“Peter inspires audiences to drive breakthrough thinking and innovation and that relates to today’s business planners and the challenges they face in this age of urgency,” said Connie DeWitt, chief marketing officer at Adaptive Insights. “At Adaptive Live 2019, Peter will share ways that individuals can contribute to their organization’s digital transformation journey and empower them to deliver on our conference theme, ‘Plan for What’s Next.’”

This year’s Adaptive Live conference expects to attract more than 1,600 business planning professionals. In addition to Diamandis, Adaptive Insights CEO Tom Bogan, Founder Rob Hull, and Chief Product Officer Bhaskar Himatsingka will also be speaking to attendees about achieving business agility with an active planning process and platform.

Diamandis is no stranger to hard work and is a strong advocate of pursuing dreams. As an entrepreneur, Diamandis has started over 20 companies in the areas of longevity, space, venture capital, and education. He is also co-founder of BOLD Capital Partners, a venture fund with $250M investing in exponential technologies. He has earned degrees in molecular genetics and aerospace engineering from MIT and holds an M.D. from Harvard Medical School.

“We live in an amazing time, and one where technology and innovation are changing the speed of business,” said Diamandis. “I’m energized by the opportunity to share my views on digital innovation with business planners from across the globe and the impact they can have on their organizations in what is arguably the greatest period of transformation we’ll see in our lifetimes.”

For more about Adaptive Live 2019 and the guest keynote, read the blog “Put it all on planning at Adaptive Live 2019.” 

About Adaptive Insights

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