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Keynote Speaker: Jake Wood

Co-founder & CEO of Team Rubicon, and author of Take Command: Lessons in Leadership

Sunday, October 20 | 3-5 p.m. | Keynote presentation: Crossing the Rubicon

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Jake Wood is the co-founder and CEO of Team Rubicon, a nonprofit organization that recruits, trains and deploys military veterans to disaster zones around the world and within the United States.  Since 2010, Team Rubicon has scaled to 100,000 volunteers and deployed teams to some of the worst catastrophes of the century.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][/vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”42px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps, Wood deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan as a Scout Sniper and earned the Navy-Marine Commendation Medal. A leading veterans’ advocate, Wood has briefed President Obama on veterans’ issues, met with former Presidents Bush and Clinton on veteran transition and disaster response and testified before a Senate committee to improve mental health care services for returning veterans. He has also appeared in the major media, including MSNBC, CNN, NBC, ABC, Al Jazeera, US News & World Report, Forbes, Fox News and penned an op-ed for The New York Times. In 2014, Crown Publishing published Wood’s book, Take Command: Lessons in Leadership.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_section full_width=”stretch_row” el_class=”gray”][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][wpl_section_title text_align=”text-center” title=”Read more about Jake Wood and the mission of Team Rubicon”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”2455″ img_size=”full” add_caption=”yes” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text]

Meet Jake Wood — The Steve Jobs of Public Service

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In ESPY award speech, Team Rubicon founder calls for more national compassion, unity

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The Future of Disaster Relief Isn’t the Red Cross

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Team Rubicon Provides a Powerful New Purpose for Veterans

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“Lessons in leadership are always ongoing. We should always be growing as people.”

JAKE WOOD

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