07 Sep Episode 165 | Afghanistan Veterans
Stephen Paul Rodriguez joined us to talk about the importance of praying for the men and women who serve our country in light of the Afghanistan withdrawal.
Stephen Paul Rodriguez
Stephen Paul Rodriguez is the Managing Partner of One Defense and an investor at Refinery Ventures. He began his career at Booz Allen Hamilton shortly before 9/11 supporting their National Security practice. In his capacity as an expert on game theoretic applications, he supported the United States Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and Department of Homeland Security as a lead architect for the Thor’s Hammer, Schriever II/III and Cyber Storm wargames. He subsequently was a Vice President at a artificial intelligence company called Sentia Group and served as Chief Marketing Officer for NCL Holdings, an international defense corporation.
Mr. Rodriguez serves as a Board Director or Board Advisor of ten venture-backed companies. He is also Senior Advisor at the Atlantic Council and a Life Member at the Council on Foreign Relations. Mr. Rodriguez received his B.B.A degree from Texas A&M University and an M.A. degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. He is published in Foreign Policy, WarOnTheRocks, National Review, and RealClearDefense.
Mr. Rodriguez resides in Washington D.C. with his wife, Laura, a venture capitalist with Bulldog Innovation Group and their children, Fletcher, Violet, and Pierce.