Software, AI, and aerospace for international defence.
💼 International Team @ Shield AI
📍 United Arab Emirates


After starting my career in finance I've moved into strategy/growth roles for venture backed startups.In 2022 I founded my own political organization and ran for US Congress.I'm currently living in the United Arab Emirates building Shield AI's international business.👋 Get in touch...


I'm good at leading ambiguous and ambitious projects.Whether it's advising and executing on behalf of some of the world's largest asset managers, navigating Sony's sale of a $750M Spotify stake, diagnosing and solving challenges faced by the NCAA, Google, and Red Cross, effectively delivering over $140k in global pandemic aid, or developing a data model that helped increased voter turnout by 41% - I have a wealth of experience synthesizing and streamlining disparate data sets into clear problems, defining solutions, and managing execution.Whether the role is BusOps Strategy, BusDev/Growth, or Deployment/Customer Success Leadership, I've built from zero to one and fixed broken processes across industries. 🔎 See examples below...


In my free time I’ve run ultra marathons, driven across the US, coached pole vaulting, and built churches. I love live music, my niece Landry, Olympic sports, and traveling to obscure midwest cities. Ask me be about driving through the Three Sisters Pass in a Mitsubishi Mirage or "performing" on stage with blink-182.





2024 Reading

How To Know A Person - David Brooks

The Alchemist - Paulo Coelho

The Case Against The Sexual Revolution - Louise Perry

Left of Bang - Patrick Van Horne

This Is Your Brain On Birth Control - Sarah Hill

Outlive - Peter Attia

2023 Reading

Longitude - Dava Sobel

Elon Musk - Walter Isaacson

The Art of Seduction - Robert Greene

Naïve. Super - Erlend Loe

The Four Agreements - Don Miguel Ruiz

Long Obedience in the Same Direction - Eugene Peterson

Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story - Bono

The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self - Carl R. Trueman

The Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture

Skunkworks - Ben R. Rich, Leo Janos

Make Something Wonderful - Steve Jobs in His Own Words

Jesus for President - Chris Haw & Shane Claiborne

Cheap Sex - Mark Regnerus

Gospel Shaped Marriage - Chad & Emily Van Dixhoorn

Embracing Defeat - John W. Dover

The Kill Chain - Christian Brose

The Porn Myth - Matt Fradd

The Creative Act - Rick Rubin

Born Standing Up - Steve Martin

Never Give an Inch - Mike Pompeo

Sex God - Rob Bell

Discipline is Destiny - Ryan Holiday