Emporium Presents

Decisive Engagement: Thoughts and Words with Jocko Willink

Jocko Willink

Saturday, January 11, 2020

Doors: 6:30 pm / Show: 7:30 pm

Paramount Theatre of Austin

Austin , TX

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Jocko Willink is a retired U.S. Navy SEAL officer, co-author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win and Dichotomy of Leadership, host of the top-rated Jocko Podcast, and co-founder of Echelon Front, where he serves as Chief Executive Officer, leadership instructor, speaker and strategic advisor. Jocko spent 20 years in the SEAL Teams, starting as an enlisted SEAL and rising through the ranks to become a SEAL officer.


As commander of SEAL Team Three’s Task Unit Bruiser during the battle of Ramadi, he orchestrated SEAL operations that helped the “Ready First” Brigade of the U.S. Army’s First Armored Division bring stability to the violent, war-torn city. Task Unit Bruiser became the most highly decorated Special Operations Unit of the Iraq War. Jocko returned from Iraq to serve as Officer-in-Charge of training for all West Coast SEAL Teams. There, he spearheaded the development of leadership training and personally instructed and mentored the next generation of SEAL leaders who have continued to perform with great success on the battlefield. Jocko is the recipient of the Silver Star, the Bronze Star, and numerous other personal and unit awards.

Additional Information

Ages: All Ages

Seating: Reserved

-Signed copy of Jocko’s latest book, Leadership Strategies and Tactics: Field Manual
-Early entry to the venue (90 minutes prior to show)
-Intimate small group meet and greet/Q&A with Jocko before the start of the show