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Quarterly Speaker Series

July 10 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Come join us for our summer speaker Jon Gruen.

Jon Gruen is the CEO and Executive Chairman of Fortem Technologies, a deep tech company that provides Artificial Intelligence enabled airspace awareness and counter drone solutions to defense, law enforcement, and commercial customers. Previously, Jon was a corporate business development and strategy lead for Lockheed Martin where he won over $10B in program value.  After which, he co-founded a defense innovation management and operations firm which scaled start-up companies to over $1.5B in combined revenue in just three years. Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, Mr. Gruen was a Navy SEAL Officer where he served in increasing leadership positions in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan).  He is currently a Navy Reserve Captain and has commanded Unmanned Air Systems and Technology Innovation Units. Jon received his Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Naval Academy and received his Master of Business Administration from the Haas School of Business, University of California – Berkeley.

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July 10
11:00 am - 1:00 pm


Richfield-Fred Babcock VFW
6715 Lake Shore Dr S,
Richfield, MN
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