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Palantir Night Live: Michael Hurley

Michael Hurley knows what a suitcase filled with $2 Million feels like. But that’s not the only thing that makes the former CIA officer an expert in his field. Hurley’s 25 years of experience at the CIA, his service on the 9/11 Commission, and his role as a senior policymaker on the National Security Council [...]

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Palantir Night Live: Simon Sinek

Simon Sinek teaches leaders and organizations how to inspire people. Sinek has written and commented for local and national press, including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, NPR and BusinessWeek. Additionally, he serves on the board of advisors for First 30 Days and sweetriot and is a faculty member at Columbia [...]

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Palantir Night Live: Tim Ferriss

WIRED magazine has called Tim “The Superman of Silicon Valley” for his manipulation of the human body. Timothy Ferriss is the author of the new #1 New York Times bestseller, The 4-Hour Body and the #1 New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and BusinessWeek bestseller, The 4-Hour Workweek. He has been nominated as one of [...]

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Palantir Night Live: Adam Gettings

Adam Gettings is the Co-Founder and CEO of the Silicon Valley robotics company RoboteX. RoboteX is focused on developing affordable, high quality personal safety robots to solve critical real-world problems. They develop their technology commercially, not through government research grants, and believe that their personal safety robots will become a standard tool for first responders [...]

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Palantir Night Live: Scott Thomas

Scott Thomas who goes by the moniker SimpleScott, lives by the idea that the simplest solution is the best one. Whether he’s building a website or singing emails operatically the motivation is always “less is more.” Back when SimpleScott had free time he could be found at a letterpress fashioning original prints and collaborating with [...]

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Palantir Night Live: Garry Kasparov

Garry Kasparov, chess genius and pro-democracy leader, is widely considered the greatest chess player that has ever lived. He has been at the forefront of the Russian democracy movement since 2005, and he also speaks and writes regularly on decision-making, strategy, and technology. For our first PNL in Palo Alto, Garry asserts that by carefully [...]

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Palantir Night Live: John Nagl

Dr. John Nagle is President of the Center for a New American Security, a visiting professor at King’s College London, and a member of the Defense Policy Board. A retired Army officer, he served in both Iraq wars. A West Point and Command and General Staff College honors graduate, Dr. Nagl earned his doctorate at [...]

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Palantir Night Live: Vint Cerf

Vint Cerf has the prestigious acknowledgment of being one of the fathers of the internet. He is currently the Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google and he knows how to wear a three piece suit. In this episode of PNL, Vint gives us an account of the challenges that the internet is facing. [...]

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Palantir Night Live: Michael Chertoff

Michael Chertoff was the second Secretary of Homeland Security under President Bush and the co-author of the USA PATRIOT Act. Since leaving government service he has co-founded the Chertoff Group, a risk management and security company. For this PNL, Secretary Chertoff gives us his reflections on how the threat in both physical and cyber security [...]

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Palantir Night Live: Andrew McAfee

Andrew McAfee is the principal researcher at the Center for Digital Business in the MIT Sloan School of the Management and author of Enterprise 2.0: New Collaborative Tools for Your Organization’s Toughest Challenges. In this installment of PNL, Andrew talks to us about the progression of Artificial Intelligence research and how it has affected his [...]

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