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info_outline Episode 20: Marc Ambinder of USC Annenberg School For Communication and Journalism 06/04/2020
Episode 20: Marc Ambinder of USC Annenberg School For Communication and Journalism For 20 years, Marc Ambinder has told true and complex stories about the world, revealed some of its deeper secrets, and has taught thousands of others how to do the same.
info_outline Episode 19: Author Peter Singer on his new book "Burn-In" 05/29/2020
Episode 19: Author Peter Singer on his new book "Burn-In" P. W. Singer is a strategist at New America and the author of a string of impactful and prescient books. His non fiction books (including Cybersecurity and Cyberwar, and LikeWar), have contextualized the new realities of the internet enabled conflicts we find ourselves in. His fiction, including Ghost Fleet, has provided interesting drama and stimulating entertainment while at the same time helping us all come to grips with hard issues we need to deal with. His latest book is called Burn-In.
info_outline Episode 18: Congressman Will Hurd 05/27/2020
Episode 18: Congressman Will Hurd In this OODAcast, OODA LLC CEO Matt Devost interviews Congressman Will Hurd in a wide ranging discussion that touches on issues of geopolitical risk, cybersecurity, cyber risk and ways to help ensure our nation is prepared to compete and win in an age of rapid technological innovation. Quantum Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Communications (5G) and other mega-trends of technology are examined, as well as insights into leadership in the modern world.
info_outline Episode 17: Robert Fink of Palantir on Lessons Learned From Using Data In Crisis Response 05/21/2020
Episode 17: Robert Fink of Palantir on Lessons Learned From Using Data In Crisis Response Robert Fink is on the leadership team at Palantir, where he has helped shape their approach to product design and architecture. He has also played major roles in ensuring the company stays focused on the mission needs of customers today, and, through shaping R&D, is helping ensure the company is better able to serve the needs of future customers and future missions.
info_outline Episode 16 - Investment Banker J.C. Raby 05/20/2020
Episode 16 - Investment Banker J.C. Raby Boston Meridian is an innovative investment banking firm focused on providing strategic M&A advisory and capital raising services to fast growing private and small cap public growth companies. Since their founding in 2004 they have closed more than $6 billion in transaction value.
info_outline Episode 15; Renowned Business Executive Scott McNealy, Co-Founder of Sun Microsystems 05/18/2020
Episode 15; Renowned Business Executive Scott McNealy, Co-Founder of Sun Microsystems Scott McNealy was a co-founder and CEO of Sun Microsystems and has one of the longest-running tenures as the CEO of a Fortune 500 company in history. He was one of the few businessmen that played a critical role in the emergence of the Silicon Valley technology industry that exists today and is a highly sought after advisor for technology companies.
info_outline Episode 14: Retired U.S. Air Force Brigadier General Balan Ayyar 05/15/2020
Episode 14: Retired U.S. Air Force Brigadier General Balan Ayyar Balan Ayyar is the Founder and CEO of Percipient.ai, a Silicon Valley based artificial intelligence firm focused on delivering products and solutions for the most pressing intelligence and national security challenges. We have been tracking this leader for years and have watched him inspire many to achieve great things. His leadership in senior officer roles in the US Air Force (he is a retired Brigadier General) included tours in combat zones.
info_outline Episode 13: Expert Practitioner of Analysis Carmen Medina 05/13/2020
Episode 13: Expert Practitioner of Analysis Carmen Medina Carmen Medina served 32 years in senior positions at the Central Intelligence Agency, most of which focused on one of the hardest tasks in the community, that of analysis. Carmen rose to lead the strategic assessments group for the agency, then was deputy director of intelligence, the most senior leadership position for analysis at the agency and one of the most senior positions in the entire intelligence community.
info_outline Episode 12: Cybercrime and Cybersecurity Expert Lou Manousos 05/08/2020
Episode 12: Cybercrime and Cybersecurity Expert Lou Manousos Elias (Lou) Manousos is a recognized expert in Internet security and fraud prevention. He has been developing and delivering enterprise protection technologies for more than 15 years. As CEO of RiskIQ, he has spearheaded a new approach that helps Internet, financial services, healthcare, media and consumer packaged goods companies protect their brands from online fraud. Elias is also co-chair of the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) Anti-Malvertising Working Group and is responsible for Malvertisements.com.
info_outline Episode 11: Cybersecurity Leader Cameron Over 05/05/2020
Episode 11: Cybersecurity Leader Cameron Over Cameron has been in the field of information security since the late 90’s. From mid-high school, she was exposed to early network discovery techniques while interning with DoD agencies, and held a Top Secret security clearance for more than 15 years. She grew her career assisting countless agencies with their most pressing security challenges, including specialized skills and expertise in Unix and Linux operating systems, Domain Name Services (DNS), Cross-Domain systems handling highly classified data.
info_outline Episode 10: Cybersecurity Icon Phil Reitinger 04/29/2020
Episode 10: Cybersecurity Icon Phil Reitinger Phil Reitinger has been been a pioneer in cutting edge concepts for reducing risks in cyberspace for years. He was a special assistant US Attorney in the late 1990's, a time when high end nation state attacks were on the rise and the application of US law to help counter threats was in a nascent stage. He would later serve as an executive at Microsoft and then return to government service as a Deputy Undersecretary of Homeland Security.
info_outline Episode 9 - Henry Harrison - Seasoned Industry Executive and Serial Entrepreneur 04/29/2020
Episode 9 - Henry Harrison - Seasoned Industry Executive and Serial Entrepreneur Henry is a seasoned technology industry executive and serial entrepreneur who has spent the last ten years focused on cyber security both as an independent consultant and as Technical Director for Cyber Security at UK defense and security company BAE Systems. Henry’s previous ventures include a desktop videoconferencing startup and advanced electronics ventures.
info_outline Episode 8: A Conversation With Quantum Security Practitioner Jane Melia 04/24/2020
Episode 8: A Conversation With Quantum Security Practitioner Jane Melia In this OODAcast we dive deep into topics of Quantum Computing, Quantum Security and best practices for ensuring your data remains safe even after quantum computers can break current asymmetric encryption methods. Our guest, Dr. Jane Melia of QuintessenceLabs, is a practitioner who has spent years helping create and bring to market advanced enterprise technologies. She also has a reputation for being able to explain the business impact of technologies in terms conducive to making operational decisions.
info_outline Episode 7: A Conversation with Bob Flores 04/22/2020
Episode 7: A Conversation with Bob Flores OODA CTO Bob Gourley was joined by former CTO of the CIA Bob Flores in a discussion on the state of enterprise technology, resulting in this next in our series designed to provide actionable insights to leaders in business and government.
info_outline Episode 6: A Conversation with Tony Cole 04/17/2020
Episode 6: A Conversation with Tony Cole Bob Gourley was joined by Tony Cole of Attivo Networks in an interactive discussion on the state of cybersecurity, with a focus on how deception technologies can be leveraged by organizations of all sizes to mitigate risks.
info_outline Episode 5: A Conversation With Lewis Shepherd (Part Two) 04/14/2020
Episode 5: A Conversation With Lewis Shepherd (Part Two) Lewis provides context on topics of high interest to technology executives seeking to better serve the federal market, including understanding of government mission needs and perspective on why sometimes the government decides to build their own capabilities.
info_outline Episode 4: A Conversation with Technology Executive Lewis Shepherd (Part One) 04/09/2020
Episode 4: A Conversation with Technology Executive Lewis Shepherd (Part One) Lewis provides actionable context for decision-makers seeking insights into how corporations and government agencies can rapidly shift to ensure mission success in this complex and dynamic age. He also provides advice relevant to thought leaders seeking ways to better serve government missions, as well as insights into what the future of tech may have in store for us all.
info_outline Episode 3: A Conversation with David Bray (Part Two) 04/07/2020
Episode 3: A Conversation with David Bray (Part Two) Decision-makers and analysts seeking insights into the future of work, the future of data, the future of trust and health will find Dr. Bray’s experiences, insights and his own continuous learning from a strong network of global thought leaders to be both informative and actionable.
info_outline Episode 2: A Conversation with David Bray (Part One) 04/01/2020
Episode 2: A Conversation with David Bray (Part One) Dr. David Bray of the Atlantic Council’s Geotech Center for a wide ranging discussion on risks and opportunities in the current business environment. Decision-makers and analysts seeking insights into the future of work, the future of data, the future of trust and health will find Dr. Bray’s experiences, insights and his own continuous learning from a strong network of global thought leaders to be both informative and actionable.
info_outline Episode 1: A conversation with Dan Gerstein 03/31/2020
Episode 1: A conversation with Dan Gerstein OODA CTO Bob Gourley is joined by technologist and national security expert Dan Gerstein from Rand Corporation. Dan is also the author of the recently released book entitled “The Story of Technology“.