Jocko Willink is a decorated retired Navy SEAL officer, an author, a podcaster and the co-founder of a leadership consulting firm. He served two decades in the US Navy SEAL Teams, beginning as an enlisted SEAL and subsequently rising through the ranks to finally become a SEAL officer. His military services includes fighting the Iraqi insurgents in Ramadi as the commander of SEAL Team 3's Task Unit Bruiser. For his military services, he was honoured with numerous awards including Silver Star and Bronze Star. Post his retirement, he co-formed a leadership and management consulting company Echelon Front along with his SEAL teammate Leif Babin and also co-authored bestselling books Extreme Ownership and The Dichotomy of Leadership with him. As an author he has also written numerous other books including adult nonfictions as well as children’s book series Way of the Warrior Kid. Willink is also a successful podcaster with his podcast the Jocko Podcast ranking as one of the most popular podcasts on iTunes. Additionally, he is also a jiu-jitsu instructor and co-owner of a company that sells lifestyle, apparel and fitness products, among others.