How Veterans are Reshaping Disaster Relief

Jake Wood sits down with Gerson Lehrman Group to discuss veteran empowerment, disaster response, and how he’s united the two for lasting impact.

About Jake Wood

Jake Wood is co-founder and CEO of Team Rubicon, the only nonprofit disaster response organization that utilizes the skills of military veterans to rapidly deploy emergency response teams. Previously, Wood served four years in the United States Marine Corps. He has briefed former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton on veterans issues. Wood was selected as a CNN Hero in 2012 and has since received numerous rewards for his work.

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