Adapting to Change with Niloofar Razi Howe
Building The BaseMay 14, 2024
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Adapting to Change with Niloofar Razi Howe

In this episode of Building The Base our Host Lauren Bedula and Hondo Geurts dive into a compelling conversation with Nilooofar Razi Howe, a prominent investor, executive, and entrepreneur. Niloo shares her remarkable journey from navigating revolutions as a child to becoming deeply involved in cybersecurity and technology innovation, particularly at the intersection of the private sector and the US government. 

We chat about the evolving landscape of national security, the importance of collaboration between government and the private sector, the critical role of technology in addressing modern threats, talent development, cultural shifts, and the future of innovation.

Key Takeaways:

1. Adapting to Change: Niloo emphasizes the importance of being resilient and adaptable, drawing from her experiences navigating different countries and cultures as a child. Success, she believes, lies in the ability to embrace failure and maintain enthusiasm.

2. Technology and National Security: Highlighting her transition from venture capitalism to national security post-9/11, Niloo underscores the significance of technology innovation in safeguarding both private and government sectors.

3. Talent and Purpose: Discussing the shifting priorities of the next generation, Niloo stresses the importance of purpose-driven work and aligning organizational values with individual aspirations to attract and retain top talent.

4. Collaboration and Trust: Niloo emphasizes the need for enhanced collaboration and trust between the private sector and government agencies, particularly in addressing complex national security challenges.

5. Service and Impact: Whether in entrepreneurship, government service, or nonprofit work, Niloo encourages individuals to find their unique path to serving and making a positive impact in their communities and country.

Technology,Business,Innovation,National Security,Leadership,