More than 25 years of experience in politics, public policy, business and government affairs. John is a former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, manager of numerous political campaigns, advisor to politicians and celebrities and head of a Government Affairs firm. Rogers is a cofounding partner and CEO of RL Leaders who brings a keen sense of understanding as to where collaboration will be most effective in unlocking conventional thinking and finding solutions for government and business applications. He spends a considerable amount of time working on how to apply different technologies and research vectors to policy challenges. Rogers has a deep understanding of Congress, the Executive branch and Defense policy issues having served as a Congressional staff aide. He is a member of several non-profit and business boards and is an avid painter who lives in Wisconsin, spending his time in LA and Washington DC.