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SPEAKER 2017

Jeff Eggers

FMR. principal advisor to President Barack Obama

Washington D.C.

 

 

 

 

EG Eggers Group, WORLDWEBFORUM 2017 

 



 

 

National Security Council United States of America, WORLDWEBFORUM 2017

 

     Jeff Eggers, former Principal Advisor to President Barack Obama, National Security Advisor on U.S.
foreign policy and national security policy, & speaker at the WORLDWEBFORUM 2017

 

 

 

"I'm honored for the opportunity to participate in WORLDWEBFORUM and provoke thought on new models of leadership and organizational performance for the 21st century."

- Jeff Eggers

 

 

PRINCIPAL ADVISOR TO U.S. PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA PRIVATE CONSULTANT TO U.S. GOVERNMENT
EXTENSIVE COMBAT EXPERIENCE FOR OVER 20 YEARS AS U.S. NAVY SEAL
SENIOR DIRECTOR FOR NATIONAL SECURITY IN AFGHANISTAN & PAKISTAN
ANTI-TERROR SPECIALIST AT WHITE HOUSE

 

(Limited availability)

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

 

20 years of service U.S. Navy SEALs

 

FIGHTING TERRORISM

 

Extensive experience as Navy SEAL combat veteran With Navy SEALs from 1993-2013, WORLDWEBFORUM 2017

 

Extensive experience as Navy SEAL combat veteran

With Navy SEALs from 1993-2013

 

 

Served as director for combating terrorism at the National Security Council

Fmr. Commander of the special operations task unit in Iraq

Operations officer & mission commander for the U.S. Navy's under sea special operations command

 

 

 

 

Operation Geronimo

 

Principal Advisor to President Barack Obama

 

 

Took place during his service as Senior Director of National Security for Afghanistan & Pakistan

Execution of Osama Bin Laden and attack on Al-Qaeda

 

 

Former Principal Advisor to President Barack Obama in matters of national security

Senior Director of National Security for Afghanistan & Pakistan

 

 

TAKE-AWAYS

 

WHAT DOES COGNITIVE AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE TELL US ABOUT LEADING HIGH-STAKES TEAMS?
WHAT ARE THE SURPRISING TRUTHS ABOUT HIGH-PERFORMING SPECIAL OPERATIONS TEAMS?
WHY DO WE PERPETUATE THE MYTH OF HEROIC LEADERS AND WHAT KIND OF LEADERS DO HEROIC TEAMS REALLY NEED?

Video

 

 

Jeff Eggers speaking about leadership at Harvard University

 

 


Jeff Eggers at the Oval Office with President Obama

 

 

Jeff Eggers on CBSN: How to effectively respond to terrorism



Jeff Eggers serving in Afghanistan

 

 

Jeff Eggers in Afghanistan


 

Jeff Eggers with WORLDWEBFORUM 2017 CEO Fabian Hediger

Jeff Eggers with WORLDWEBFORUM CEO Fabian Hediger


 

BIOGRAPHY

 

Jeff Eggers is a senior advisor at the McChrystal Group, a leadership consulting firm working with private and public sector clients. Jeff is also an executive coach and conducts research on organizational and human performance.  He is a senior fellow at New America, an adjunct senior analyst with the RAND Corporation, and an advisor to the Geneva-based Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue where he assists with international conflict mediation efforts. 

In government, Jeff served most recently as a Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and worked at the White House from 2010 through early 2015. In 2014 President Obama presented Jeff with the Samuel Nelson Drew Award for “Distinguished Contribution in Pursuit of Global Peace” for his role in mediating the political crisis following the 2014 Afghan presidential elections.

Jeff retired from the Navy in 2013, serving over 20 years as a combat veteran Navy SEAL. Jeff served in the military as Strategic Advisor to General Stanley McChrystal, Special Assistant to Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Admiral Mike Mullen, Branch Chief for Combating Terrorism on the Joint Staff, and White House Fellow and Director for Combating Terrorism at the National Security Council. Jeff’s operational tours included several SEAL Teams, commander of the Special Operations Task Unit in western Iraq, and Operations Officer and Mission Commander for the U.S. Navy’s undersea special operations command. 

Jeff currently serves on the board of a non-profit that cares for and assists the families of veterans killed in action.  Jeff is also a member of the NationSwell Council, a forum for advancing innovative solutions to America’s most pressing challenges.  He holds an M.A. from Oxford University and a B.S. from the United States Naval Academy.