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Peter Leyden

Peter Leyden

Founder and CEO of Reinvent

Peter Leyden is the Founder and CEO of Reinvent, a new media startup that gathers top innovators in video conversations about how to fundamentally reinvent our world. He frequently moderates the virtual roundtables as well.

Leyden worked for several innovative organizations that helped reinvent the fields of media, business and politics: He was managing editor at the original Wired magazine that helped introduce the digital revolution in the 1990s. He worked at Global Business Network, the pioneering think tank that helped corporations plan for the future. He was founding director of the New Politics Institute that helped those in Washington transition to politics on the Internet.

Leyden knows much about new technologies and big trends impacting the future and frequently gives keynote talks on these topics through Keppler Speakers. He is the coauthor of two multi-disciplinary books on the future: The Long Boom and What’s Next. Leyden started his career as a journalist, including serving as a special correspondent for Newsweek magazine in Asia. He has spent his entire life interviewing remarkable people about big ideas.

You can find more about his background on his website at peterleyden.com.