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WACLV Speaker Series

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The World Affairs Council of Las Vegas Event & Speaker Series host networking events featuring country leaders, distinguished authors, international policymakers and thought leaders. Our events provide members and our guests an opportunity to connect with other Las Vegans while getting “behind the scenes” insight on important topical issues in international affairs.

WACLV Upcoming Speaker Event

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Featured Speaker's Bio:

General David H. Petraeus (US Army, Ret.) is a Partner at KKR and Chairman of the KKR Global Institute, which he established in May 2013. Before joining KKR, General Petraeus served over 37 years in the U.S. military, culminating his career with six consecutive commands as a general officer, five of which were in combat, including command of the Surge in Iraq, command of U.S. Central Command, and command of coalition forces in Afghanistan. In 2011 he was unanimously voted as Director of the CIA.

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Our Moderator:

Colonel John Flynn will moderate this WACLV Speaker Series event. Mr. Flynn is Senior
Vice President of Global Security and Aviation at MGM Resorts International. Before joining MGM, Mr. Flynn developed, led, and implemented strategy in multiple roles with the United States Air Force (USAF), in the Pentagon, on Capitol Hill, and most recently at the White House as a Special Assistant to the President and Senior Adviser to Vice President Joe Biden, functioning as the Vice President’s traveling Chief of Staff.

Past Speaker Presentations

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