Episode 82 | Former Navy SEAL, Former Marine, & Serial Entrepreneur


Sam Havelock is a former U.S. Marine, Former U.S. Navy SEAL, and a serial entrepreneur. As a civilian, he dedicates his time to SOFX, an organization that provides information and connectivity of extreme value to special operators and a global network of high influence people, so that evil may be defeated and suffering averted at scale. Additionally, he is the CEO of Industrica, which designs, builds, and commercializes technology platforms with particular emphasis on the Special Operations sub-set of the Aerospace & Defense market. In this episode, we talk with Sam on his background, path through the SEALs, performing at a high level, what separates the Special Forces from the other branches of the military, and what the future looks like for him and his team at SOFX and Industrica!

Mile Markers:

(00:00:00) Sam Havelock
(00:00:15) Subscribe to Conquering Columbus!
(00:00:40) AWH
(00:01:05) The SunDown Group
(00:01:25) Facilities Management eXpress (FMX)
(00:02:00) Conquering Columbus Intro
(00:03:00) Background on Sam Havelock
(00:04:20) Sam’s childhood
(00:06:30) Sam’s path to the military
(00:07:30) Becoming a Navy SEAL
(00:08:30) BUDS
(00:09:30) Flight School
(00:11:00) What separates Military Special Forces from everyone else
(00:15:30) How Special Forces Military prepares you to be an entrepreneur
(00:18:30) Special Operations Forces Network (SOFX)
(00:24:30) Transitioning from military life to civilian life
(00:30:25) Industrica, a venture development agency
(00:37:30) Live Uncomfortably
(00:39:30) If you enjoyed the episode, subscribe and share!
(00:39:55) AWH
(00:40:20) The SunDown Group
(00:40:42) Facilities Management eXpress (FMX)
(00:41:13) Conquering Columbus Outro


Sam Havelock
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