Diane Boettcher is an expert in military operations, IT, change management and leadership. Currently, as an executive at Microsoft, Diane is focused on supporting US Defense and Federal agencies, leading a team of over 200 services professionals in the Secure Infrastructure technologies. Diane is known for constantly raising the bar of performance and adapting her team to meet the future. She has led IT operations in support of Special Operations, the Joint Staff, in Africa and in Germany. She has supported defense organizations with Knowledge Management and online collaborative software. As a senior officer in the US Navy Reserve, Diane has commanded five times and mobilized in 2006, including a short tour in Afghanistan. She currently commands the Naval Reserve Oceanography and Meteorological Activity. While on active duty, Diane flew in reconnaissance aircraft, and served in Guam, Spain, Hawaii and DC. She's a recognized and sought-after author, presenter, and mentor.