Peter W. Singer

Peter W. Singer

Keynote Speaker: Technology & Cyber Security Futurist

Peter W. Singer Biography

Peter Warren Singer is Senior Fellow and Director of the 21st Century Defense Initiative at the Brookings Institution. He is the youngest scholar named Senior Fellow in Brookings's 90-year history. In 2005, CNN named him to their "New Guard" List of the Next Generation of Newsmakers. Singer has also been recognized by the Financial Times as "Guru of the Week" for the thinker who most influenced the world that week and by Slate Magazine for "Quote of the Day."

In his personal capacity, Singer served as coordinator of the Obama-08 campaign’s defense policy task force. In 2009, Singer was named by Foreign Policy Magazine to the Top 100 Global Thinkers List, of the people whose ideas most influenced the world that year.

Dr. Singer is considered one of the world's leading experts on changes in 21st century warfare. He was named by the President to Joint Forces Command's Transformation Advisory Group. He has written for the full range of major media and journals, including the Boston Globe, L.A. Times, New York Times, Washington Post, Foreign Affairs, Current History, Survival, International Security, Parameters, Weltpolitik, and the World Policy Journal.

He has been quoted in every major U.S. newspaper and news magazine and delivered talks at venues ranging from the U.S. Congress to over 40 universities around the world. He has provided commentary on military affairs for nearly every major TV and radio outlet, including ABC-Nightline, Al Jazeera, BBC, CBS-60 Minutes, CNN, FOX, NPR, and the NBC Today Show. He is also a founder and organizer of the U.S.-Islamic World Forum, a global conference that brings together leaders from across the US and the Muslim world.

Dr. Singer’s most recent book, Wired for War (Penguin, 2009), looks at the implications of robotics and other new technologies for war, politics, ethics, and law in the 21st century. Described as: “An exhaustively researched book, enlivened by examples from popular culture" by the Associated Press and “awesome” by Jon Stewart of the "Daily Show," Wired for War made the New York Times non-fiction bestseller list in its first week of release. It was named a non-fiction Book of the Year by The Financial Times. It has already been featured in the video game "Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriot," the CBS "Late Late Show,” as well as in over 75 presentations at venues as diverse as all three US military academies, the US Congress, the National Student Leadership Conference, and the royal court of the United Arab Emirates. The book is also been made an official reading with organizations that range from National Defense University, US Air Force, US Navy, to the Royal Australian Navy.

Prior to his current position, Dr. Singer was the founding Director of the Project on U.S. Policy Towards the Islamic World in the Saban Center at Brookings. He has also worked for the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University, the Balkans Task Force in the U.S. Department of Defense, and the International Peace Academy. Singer received his Ph.D. in Government from Harvard University and a BA from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.

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Peter W. Singer Videos

Peter W. Singer Speaks at The Fletcher School
Peter W. Singer: "Cybersecurity & Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know"
Peter W. Singer: Robotic Warfare

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Peter W. Singer is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Policy, Social Issues and Social Justice. The estimated speaking fee range to book Peter W. Singer for live events is $20,000 - $30,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Peter W. Singer generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Pablos Holman, Vali Nasr and Larry Irving. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Peter W. Singer for an upcoming event.

Peter W. Singer Videos

Peter W. Singer Speaks at The Fletcher School
Peter W. Singer: "Cybersecurity & Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know"
Peter W. Singer: Robotic Warfare
Peter W. Singer: 2015 International Speaker Series on Vimeo

Peter W. Singer Speaking Topics

  • Five Trends to Shape the Future of War, Politics, and Beyond.

    A best-selling author and renowned futurist explores the key trends that will shape the politics and battles of tomorrow, from new game changing technologies to the attitudes and values that the Millennial youth of today will bring into the ballot box, the boardroom, and the battlefield.

  • Wired for War: Everything you ever wanted to know about Robots, but were Afraid to Ask...

    Wired for War: Everything you ever wanted to know about Robots, but were Afraid to Ask...Afraid to Ask...The U.S. has gone from using a handful of robots to now having more than 7,000 “drones” in the air and 12,000 unmanned vehicles on the ground. And this is only the start, with robotic technology going global (to over 50 countries) and moving into the business world. The author of the best-selling book Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century explores the political, military, business, and ethical implications of one of the biggest changes in the history of technology.

  • Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know.

    A New York Times bestselling author and noted expert on technology and war explores the key question and issues of a problem that has too long been left to the “IT Crowd.” Cyber issues now affect us all, whether you are in business, politics, military, law, or simply as a citizen or parent, and we had better understand them. Filled with engaging stories and illustrative anecdotes, his work is structured around the key question areas of cyberspace and its security: how it all works, why it all matters, and what can we do?

How to book Peter W. Singer?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Peter W. Singer for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Peter W. Singer, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Peter W. Singer or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Peter W. Singer?

Booking fees for Peter W. Singer, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Peter W. Singer, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Peter W. Singer?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Peter W. Singer for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Peter W. Singer for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Peter W. Singer or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Peter W. Singer or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Peter W. Singer is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Policy, Social Issues and Social Justice. The estimated speaking fee range to book Peter W. Singer for live events is $20,000 - $30,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Peter W. Singer generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Pablos Holman, Vali Nasr and Larry Irving. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Peter W. Singer for an upcoming event.

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