The Washington AI Network and General Catalyst co-hosted an evening of cocktails and conversation on Thursday, November 9 at the House of 1229. The event brought together a diverse group of attendees, spanning the intelligence community, government representatives, the defense industry, and technology innovators for an insightful discussion on investing in global resilience.
The evening commenced with an engaging discussion on responsible innovation featuring Washington AI Network founder Tammy Haddad, along with Paul Kwan, General Catalyst’s managing director, and Teresa Carlton, a new Catalyst advisor for General Catalyst.
A second panel featured George Barnes, former Deputy Director of the National Security Agency and partner at Red Cell Partners, alongside Matt Steckman, Anduril’s chief revenue officer, and Cameron McCord, co-founder and CEO of Nominal.
Guests included Kara Swisher, Sec. Elaine Chao, Dorothy McAuliffe, Sue Gordon, White House Deputy Assistant to the President and Senior Advisor for Political Engagement John McCarthy, CISA director Jen Easterly, Lt. Gen. Scott Howell (ret.), Daniel Koh and Amy Sennett, British DCM James Roscoe, Elizabeth Falcone, Michael Allen, and CNN’s David Urban.