AFWerx Challenge with Heather Wilde
Ready for a challenge? Carl and Richard talk to Heather Wilde about her work with the Air Force on innovation projects called AFWerx. Heather talks about the different kinds of projects that the Air Force is interested in, and how anyone (who is an ally of the US) can submit projects. And if your project is successful, you can build some business around it, working with the Air Force! Check out the links in the show notes for more information.
Heather Wilde was the eighth employee of Evernote and is known as “The Unicorn Whisperer”. As the co-founder of nonprofit Serenze Global, she hosted AntarctiConf, the first technology conference in Antarctica She's published games for Disney, the WWE and Paramount, trained Fortune 500 brands, advised hundreds of startups, and managed nonprofit programs for Alcon, Starbucks, Patagonia, and others. Wilde has received commendations for her work from the US Government, as well as Awards for Mentor, Coach, Female Executive, Entrepreneur and CTO of the Year, and been consistently named Top Writer on Quora. She’s spoken on all 7 continents and writes for Forbes, Tech.co and the "Entrepreneurial Revolution" column for Inc Magazine.