OODAcon 2022: Keynote Conversation with Congressman Will Hurd
Keynote Conversation Description: Will Hurd joins us for a keynote conversation covering the domains of cybersecurity, AI, and the current and future threat environment.
Former Congressman Will Hurd is currently a managing director at Allen & Company, Will is a native of San Antonio and earned a Computer Science degree from Texas A&M University. Additionally, he is growing the US transatlantic partnership with Europe as a trustee of the German Marshall Fund, an OpenAI board member, most recently served as a fellow at the University of Chicago Institute of Politics, and was an undercover officer in the CIA.
In his recent book, American Reboot, he tackles five challenges facing the United States: the need for a principled vision from the Republican Party; what he sees as a lack of honest leadership in Washington, DC; income inequality threatening the livelihood of millions of Americans; the lack of a guarantee of continued U.S. economic and military dominance; and the immense scope of impending technological change in the next thirty years.
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- Will Hurd on Skills For Success In The Modern Age
Jen Hoar leads human source intelligence work at Forward Risk. She specializes in — and loves — finding and interviewing smart people about any subject. A former journalist, Jen first honed investigative prowess at ABC News, National Journal, and CBS News, and later by working with former CIA operations officials and prosecutors, among others, in boutique corporate intelligence firms in the Washington, DC, area. Jen was also a founding member of a Facebook investigative team, where she worked on election integrity and information warfare issues. A proud double Hoya, Jen is nonetheless endeared to Fordham, where her parents were longtime professors. A fitness and travel fanatic, when Jen’s not strategizing her next trip to Tokyo, she’s teaching Pilates, which she injects with pop culture commentary.
More about Jen Hoar:
- Forward Risk Enhances Human Source Intelligence Offering with Senior Leadership Hire
- Jen Hoar Featured on NPR’s The Indicator
OODA Loop Resources by Jen Hoar:
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