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GovCast, produced by GovCIO Media & Research, tells the personal stories of the government and industry leaders transforming the public sector, and the bits and pieces typically not covered by federal IT publications. We’ll share untold stories about how these influencers got to where they are, their passions in and outside of technology and the roadblocks they’ve conquered. You’ll find these stories are not always what you’d expect them to be.

Sep 12, 2018

Sept 12, 2018 | This third episode features Peter Newell, managing director at BMNT, a Silicon Valley company focused on solving national security challenges. He spent nearly 30 years in the military and when time came to transition out of the service, he knew what he didn’t want to do next: work for somebody else. So he uprooted his life to the West Coast, fought through a start-fail process and lived without a paycheck for a year, risking it all to launch his own company — and new passion.