Colby Jenkins

Director @ Atwood Innovation Plaza

A Utah native, Jenkins has commanded a Special Forces A-team in combat as a U.S. Army Special Forces Green Beret and has worked on Capitol Hill for the U.S. Senate and Pentagon, where he managed the congressional portfolio for the nation’s No. 2 military leader. Additionally, he has taught as an adjunct professor at George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management and worked at Google Headquarters as a program manager. Most recently, Jenkins served as the director of operations for the Pentagon’s Silicon Valley Innovation Office, known as the Defense Innovation Unit.

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