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Joey Arora

Joseph “Joey” Arora is the co-founder of Air Force Ventures and AFWERX, where he directs ecosystem development for Air Force innovation. Joey strives to unite the country’s defense apparatus and startup space to reshape how the Air Force invests in small businesses and meet national security imperatives. He is an Air Force captain and has served as an airfield operations officer in the United States and Afghanistan. He has facilitated Startup Weekends across the country.