Founder and CEO, Reinvent
Peter Leyden is the Founder and CEO of Reinvent, a new media startup that gathers top innovators in video conversations about how to solve the big challenges of our time.
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 helping 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 frequently gives keynote talks on new technologies and trends shaping the future. He is the coauthor of two books: 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.