Building The Base

Building The Base

The Building the Base Podcast is in-depth series of conversations with top entrepreneurs, innovators, and leaders from tech, financial, industrial, and public sectors.
 
Our special guests provide their unique perspectives on a broad selection of topics such as: shaping our future national security industrial base, the impact of disruptive technologies, how new startups can increasingly contribute to national security, and practical tips on leadership and personal development whether in government or the private sector.
Building the Base is hosted by Lauren Bedula, is Managing Director and National Security Technology Practice Lead at Beacon Global Strategies, and the Honorable Jim "Hondo" Geurts who retired from performing the duties of the Under Secretary of the Navy and was the former Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development & Acquisition and Acquisition Executive at United States Special Operations Command.
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Venture Meets Mission with Arun Gupta
June 11, 2024
51
00:45:3641.79 MB

Venture Meets Mission with Arun Gupta

In this episode of Building The Base, Hosts Lauren Bedula and Hondo Geurts dive in with Arun Gupta venture Capitalist, CEO of the Noble Reach Foundation and Author of "Venture Meets Mission". They Discuss the growing trend of mission-driven entrepreneurship and the need for collaboration between go...

Decision Intelligence and AI with Priceline Co Founder Paul Breitenbach
May 28, 2024
50
00:36:3033.44 MB

Decision Intelligence and AI with Priceline Co Founder Paul Breitenbach

In this episode of Building the Base, Lauren Bedula and Hondo Geurts chat with Paul Breitenbach, co-founder of Priceline and founder of R4, a company focused on AI technology. Paul shares his journey from being a musician in New Jersey to a successful tech entrepreneur, highlighting his unconventio...

Adapting to Change with Niloofar Razi Howe
May 14, 2024
49
00:30:4328.12 MB

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 cyb...

Digital Partner Collaboration with UK LTC Tuni Masi
April 30, 2024
48
00:24:1522.25 MB

Digital Partner Collaboration with UK LTC Tuni Masi

In this episode of the Digital Warfighting Series with CENTCOM, the focus is on the digital aspect of partnered operations, particularly exploring international components. Lieutenant Colonel Tuni Massey, a British Army Officer embedded within the US Central Command’s J6 branch, discusses the role ...

Digital Combatant Command Coordination, with BG John Cogbill
April 23, 2024
47
00:26:1324.01 MB

Digital Combatant Command Coordination, with BG John Cogbill

In this episode of the "Digital Warfighting Series with CENTCOM,"co-hosts Lauren Bedula and Hondo Geurts sit down with Brigadier General John Cogbill from CENTCOM to explore the strategic implications of digital transformation in modern warfare. From operationalizing the commander's vision to foste...