NOTE: The September 4, 2022 edition of the BENS Executive Brief will be on hiatus. We will return on September 11, 2022 following The Labor Day Holiday. To stay abreast of events and news, visit our website at www.bens.org
Building the Base Interviews Michael Morell, Former Acting Director of the CIA
Check out our latest Business Executives for National Security (BENS) “Building the Base” podcast featuring Michael Morell, Former Deputy Director and twice Acting Director of CIA. The only person to be with President Bush on 9/11 and with President Obama on May 1st, 2011 when Osama bin Laden was brought to justice. Hear him engage with our own Jim “Hondo” Geurts and Lauren Bedula about his experience being the Acting Director of CIA, 9/11, The China Problem, the Next 10 years of Globalization and Hunting Tech Talent.
National Defense University Private Sector Fellows Program
The Private Sector Fellows Program hosted by the National Defense University (NDU) Eisenhower School offers a small group of private sector leaders the opportunity to participate in NDU’s Master’s program. Participants establish national security eminence, develop profound industry insights, influence national security policy, and cultivate professional relationships with leadership across Government. The 10-month program covers 18 industry studies that focus on national security, economics, defense strategy, resourcing, acquisition, the global industrial base, and strategic leadership. Participants have an average of 20 years of experience in increasingly responsible positions, with many holding advanced degrees. The program is set to begin in August 2023. BENS members or their colleagues/employees who may have an interest are encouraged to apply. For further information or for information about the application process, please reach out to Isabelle Simoneaux at email@example.com.
Oil Money is Flooding Into Guyana. Who Will Benefit?
September 29 | Dallas BENS Texas Dallas luncheon discussion with Major General Andrew Gebara, USAF, Commander, Eighth Air Force, and Commander, Joint-Global Strike Operations Center, Barksdale Air Force Base.
Multiple Dates, Locations BENS Texas luncheon discussions on China and the 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party with Col Heino Klinck, USA (Ret.), Senior Associate, CSIS, and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for East Asia.
BENS hosted a panel for the State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) to discuss communication and cooperation between the private sector and federal law enforcement. In attendance were law…