What is noticeably missing from the ranks of most top-tier tech companies in the United States is the presence of military veterans. Over the last decade, many of the technology companies that have come to dominate the consumer and enterprise markets were not founded by veterans. There are likely many reasons for this trend, but contributing factors include a lack of entrepreneurial role models in the military community and a military transition process that is optimized for helping Veterans become employees, not entrepreneurs.
As a Green Beret serving in Afghanistan, Greg Adams assembled teams of local Afghans to defend their village. Now as a civilian, Adams is building a team to tackle an even larger security challenge: making the world a safer place.