John Ramey

John Ramey

Founder, Nomadic Mentors

John Ramey is an entrepreneur, investor, and mentor. He’s raised over $150M, created $8B in new markets, and was awarded as one of the top innovators under 30 in the US. Founder CEO of iSocket and Nomadic Mentors, both acquired. Innovation design expert and advisor to the Obama White House, co-founder of the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental.

How the US DoD fixed a 30-year innovation problem

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Startup founder and innovation design expert John Ramey might not seem like a typical civil servant – but solving government’s innovation problems require different thinking. John helped launch and design the Defense Innovation Unit, which reports directly to the US Secretary of Defense and in only a year has deployed over $100M to 45 startups […]

50 days: Culture & process