Leon Edward Panetta is an American politician who has served in several different public office positions, including the Secretary of Defense, Director of the CIA, White House Chief of Staff, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and as a U.S. Representative from California.
This week's Remarkable Person is Leon Panetta. Leon had humble beginnings, his parents were Italian immigrants who owned a walnut farm in the Carmel Valley of California. He's had an impressive career as an attorney, White House Chief of Staff for Bill Clinton, Director of the CIA for Barack Obama, and he was the twenty-third secretary of defense. He authored Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace. He has experienced Washington and American politics from the inside and he's not afraid to share his opinions. He's principled and stood up for his beliefs against power. Leon's story is one that you won't want to miss. Enjoy Guy Kawasaki's Remarkable People podcast with Leon Panetta.
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Jun 28th, 1938
Episode Count
1
Podcast Count
1
Total Airtime
50 minutes, 38 seconds