In 2004 Paul Rieckhoff founded the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America. IAVA has grown to over 200,000 members. Paul, now 36, talked to us about his journey from the battlefield to innovating in the advocacy space.
Right now, it seems as if Apple could do all that and more. The company's surge over the past few years has resembled a space-shuttle launch — a series of rapid, tightly choreographed explosions that leave everyone dumbfounded and smiling. The whole thing has happened so quickly, and seemed so natural, that there has been little opportunity to understand what we have been witnessing.