Mission First, People Always

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During my more-than-20-year career as human resources leader, I have learned that a meaningful, impactful mission is one of the greatest offerings an organization can make to their prospective and […]

On Hard Work & Grit

Shield AI was founded to advance the mission of protecting service members and civilians with artificially intelligent systems – and do so at great scale.  To do this, we would […]

Building a Culture-Focused Team

What is “company culture”? And what makes it “good”? The first step to talking about company culture is to define it.  Company culture is the behaviors, beliefs, interactions and attitudes […]

Shield Spotlight: Ward Shelley

Tell us about your journey to Shield AI. I first heard about Shield AI from a previous coworker who reached out to me and said, “Do you know anything about […]

Shield Spotlight Tristan Novak

How did you first become interested in engineering?  I’ve always enjoyed building things, creating plans and designing something new. I grew up doing a lot of mechanical work and other […]

On Reaching New Milestones

When my brother, Brandon, and I founded Shield AI with Andrew in 2015, we set out to create a defining company in the emerging defense technology sector to serve service […]

Our Philosophy On Professional Development

“What does good leadership look like?” If you were to pose that question to ten people, you would receive ten different answers with some common themes.  Each answer would draw […]