Peter Hopkins

Peter Hopkins is the President and co-founder of Big Think, the cutting-edge online knowledge company that’s won praise for championing the big ideas that define the 21st century.  Hopkins plays many roles at Big Think, overseeing all of Big Think’s innovative content creation and developing the company’s suite of dynamic career advancement tools, including Big Think Edge. Hopkins also spearheaded the creation—and currently serves as the Provost—of Floating University, a joint venture with the Jack Parker Corporation to foster content innovation in higher education. A tireless advocate for Big Think’s mission, Hopkins has made appearances on NPR, CNN, and “The Colbert Report.”  Hopkins is a cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Harvard University, where he studied Political Economy and was an editor and member of the Executive Board of The Crimson. 

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