by Giovanni Rodriguez Originally published in Forbes. Reprinted with permission from the author. On a bright weekday morning last Spring, I found myself stranded outside a small, non-descript building on Howard Street in San Francisco, desperately trying to figure out how to get in. I got the address right, according to Google Maps. But there was…
This article was originally published on The Cipher Brief: President-elect Donald Trump recently announced he will nominate retired United States Marine Corps General James “Mad Dog” Mattis for Secretary of Defense. Gilman Louie, founder and former CEO of In-Q-Tel, the CIA’s venture capital firm, has written an open letter to General Mattis to suggest how the Defense Department can improve its digital capabilities in order to maintain its military edge.
In early 2008, Gilman Louie was flying from Washington, D.C. to San Francisco when he bumped into a long-time friend, Amit Yoran. Amit was flying to the West Coast to fundraise for a new network security startup, NetWitness.
In March of 2011, Gilman Louie and Ernestine Fu were visiting universities in southern California. UCLA electrical engineering professor Frank Chang was developing a millimeter-wave radio technology and presented his research to them.
Press Release: San Francisco venture capital firm was the original investor in the company that Amazon acquired today in a significant strategic move.