838: David Packouz | The Real-Life "War Dogs" Gun-Runner Part One
David Packouz (@DavidPackouz) is an entrepreneur, inventor, musician, and CEO of Singular Sound. He's also a former arms dealer, whose story was portrayed in the movie War Dogs with Jonah Hill, Miles Teller, Ana de Armas, and Bradley Cooper. [This is part one of a two-part episode. Carry on to part two here!]
What We Discuss with David Packouz:
- How does an Orthodox Jew with 10 siblings become an international arms dealer?
- How federal government contracts work — and why some of them almost always go over budget.
- How corruption at every level of the Russian government hamstrings its military and stifles innovation.
- How David and his partner Efraim Diveroli got hooked up with lucrative government arms deals when they were barely adults.
- The countless ways in which Efraim is not as charming as Jonah Hill made him out to be in War Dogs.
- And much more...
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