David Roberts

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 leader’s 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.

He is 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.

Harvard, Stanford, and Berkeley’s Business schools have all written and taught case studies on David’s leadership, management, and decision-making. He is the founder of Exponential Leadership, an organization dedicated to transforming leadership potential through character, integrity, compassion, courage and happiness.

David is Chairman at the world’s leading Quantum Computing software company 1QBit and a formal adviser to Made-In-Space, who manufactured the first object in Space with a 3D printer on the International Space Station. He is now seeking investors for a new passenger drone company to revolutionize safe human transport. David angel invests or mentors’ coachable founders in the space of human longevity, Artificial General Intelligence, and mobile productivity applications.

His fascination with technology began in the fourth grade after building hovercraft (early drone), to carry his younger sister to the bus stop, powered by what was formerly his mother’s vacuum cleaner, and fortunately limited by the length of an electric power cord.