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Wes O'Donnell

A veteran of both the US Army and US Air Force, Professor Wes O’Donnell is a highly sought after presenter who has recently spoken at TEDx on Data Visualization and the US Air Force Academy on Leadership. He is noted for his fascinating, informative, dynamic and entertaining keynotes. Wes educates companies and government organizations on a number of topics ranging from emerging technology and big data visualization to veteran’s issues and leadership. But Wes’ best talks tend to center around his personal journey from poverty to distinguished entrepreneur and professor; a truly inspiring journey.

AMU Edge is Coming Soon!

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VIDEO: Ask a Vet – What Does Veterans Day Mean to You?

In this video, In Military Managing Editor and veteran of both the Army and the Air Force Wes O'Donnell speaks from the heart about what Veterans Day means to him.