Chicago Breakfast with General Michael Hayden


On Friday, September 26 Leading Authorities and SmithBucklin Corporation hosted a leadership breakfast event featuring General Michael Hayden, retired four-star general and former director of the CIA and the NSA.

As head of the country’s keystone intelligence-gathering agencies, Hayden was on the frontline of geopolitical strife and the war on terrorism. He understands the dangers, risks, and potential rewards of the political, economic, and security situations facing the planet. General Hayden speaks on the delicate balance between liberty and security in intelligence work, as well the potential benefits and dangers associated with the cyber domain. As the former head of two multi-billion dollar enterprises, he can also address the challenges of managing complex organizations in times of stress and the need to develop effective internal and external communications.

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