112 episodes

A podcast about the people whose lives are immersed in the political world, and how they got there - from campaigns to capitols and everywhere in between. Politicians, lobbyists, pollsters, and business people. If they're on the show, they're living the political life.

The Political Life Jim O'Brien

    • Government
    • 5.0, 80 Ratings

A podcast about the people whose lives are immersed in the political world, and how they got there - from campaigns to capitols and everywhere in between. Politicians, lobbyists, pollsters, and business people. If they're on the show, they're living the political life.

    Building Teams & Providing Counsel for Silicon Valley’s Most Disruptive Startups

    Building Teams & Providing Counsel for Silicon Valley’s Most Disruptive Startups

    Corey Owens is the Managing Partner at Box B Strategies, a public affairs advisory firm that provides counsel to Silicon Valley’s most disruptive startups and their publicly-traded counterparts. 

    • 37 min
    How to Make the Move From D.C. to VC-backed Startups

    How to Make the Move From D.C. to VC-backed Startups

    Justin Kintz is the VP, Head of Global Public Policy at Uber, the technology platform that uses a massive network, leading technology, operational excellence and product expertise to power movement from point A to point B. 

    • 40 min
    Saat Alety on How to Build a Successful Career on Capitol Hill

    Saat Alety on How to Build a Successful Career on Capitol Hill

    Saat Alety is the Director of Federal Affairs and Public Policy at Allstate, the nation's largest publicly held personal lines insurer. In this capacity, Alety leads the company’s advocacy efforts with Congress, the White House, and federal agencies, in addition to its public policy development.

    • 37 min
    Carlyle, Speaker Boehner, and the Capitol Lounge: Meet Stacey Dion

    Carlyle, Speaker Boehner, and the Capitol Lounge: Meet Stacey Dion

    Stacey Dion is the Managing Director and Global Head of Government Affairs, at The Carlyle Group.

    Stacey leads The Carlyle Group’s global government relations and public policy functions. She is the leader of teams in the U.S., Asia and Europe and employs a strategic, innovative and proactive approach to building best-in-class Global Government Affairs practices.

    • 28 min
    From Big Law to Legal Tech and Government Relations

    From Big Law to Legal Tech and Government Relations

    Ken Friedman is the Vice President, Legal and Government Affairs at LegalZoom. LegalZoom is one of those companies that almost needs no introduction - it's the nation's leading provider of personalized, online legal solutions and legal documents for small businesses and families. 

    • 31 min
    From NYC Deputy Mayor to Cutting Edge Tech Executive

    From NYC Deputy Mayor to Cutting Edge Tech Executive

    Cas Holloway is the head of Public Enterprise at Unqork - a completely visual, no-code application platform that helps large enterprises build complex custom software faster, with higher quality, and lower costs than traditional approaches. All without a single line of code.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

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80 Ratings

80 Ratings

zro90 ,

Awesome

Great show with always insightful content. Jim and his guests have aided in inspiring me to pursue a career in lobbying. This is one of my favorite podcasts, by far!

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Learning every week

So many interesting tips and pieces of advice. Loving it!

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