Peter Xing is a keynote speaker and writer on transhumanism and emerging technologies.
He is the co-founder of Transhumanism Australia, a community of technologists dedicated to helping society transcend the limitations of our human biology using science and technology.
He is also an Associate Director at KPMG in the Technology, Innovation & Ventures team, helping organisations navigate and flourish in these unprecedented times of accelerating change and
disruption with a focus on AI and automation.
Peter is part of the Singularity University Faculty, and works with the SingularityU Australia team as part of its Advisory Committee. He is also an Executive Member of Science Party Australia, a political party committed to upholding the scientific method in policymaking.
Peter works on co-designing the strategy and developing solutions for businesses in preparation for the impact of automation from emerging technologies including artificial intelligence, distributed ledger technology and the internet of things in every industry. He manages projects which automate the delivery of actionable business insights to leadership using digital, data and design principles. In doing so, Peter's mission is to accelerate R&D investment by governments and private sectors into science and technology to transcend the limitations of the human biological condition by enhancing our intelligence, healthy lifespan, and wellbeing.
Could we all live a type of designer immortality in the near future? | Peter Xing | TEDxMelbourneWe may be on the brink of designing DNA, genetically modifying humans and building a "super race". Are we ready for the potentiality of immortality by design? “Peter is a Tech & Innovation Manager at KPMG and Co-founder of Transhumanism Australia, a community that educates and invests in scientific research and technologies which enhance the human biological condition. Peter will explore the great unknown of what it means to be human in a time when technology can radically enhance our healthy lifespan, intelligence and wellbeing.” Could we all live a type of designer immortality in the near future?
Health & Wellness: Living forever - Peter Xing at Real Big Things #22Peter challenges our way of thinking about death by presenting the very real prospect that living forever isn't just a plot in Hollywood scripts. Walking us through the research developments, Peter shows living into our hundreds (or even thousands) is science non-fiction.