Joe Wallis, senior military engagement manager for Military Affairs at Microsoft, manages Microsoft's on-base military engagement for Microsoft Software & Systems Academy, as well as Microsoft's other military programs.
has supported military recruiting and engagement at Microsoft
for more than four years, and more than half of his
nearly 20 years of recruiting experience have been focused on transitioning veterans.
A second-generation service member, Joe is a retired lieutenant colonel from the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve and has 28 years of combined active and reserve service.
Upon commissioning as a second lieutenant, Joe served more than five years on active duty as a communications officer and recruit training commander.
served on active duty for more than five years post-9/11, supporting the European Command, Southern Command and Headquarters Marine Corps
Joe earned a bachelor's degree from the U.S.
and a master of arts in international relations from the University of Miami.
has also studied at the Naval War College, the Joint Forces Staff College and the National Defense University
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