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 Intelligence and Federal agencies.
Diane is known for constantly raising the bar of performance and adapting her team to meet the future. She has led IT operations for Special Operations, the Joint Staff, in Africa and in Germany. She has supported defense organizations with Knowledge Management and online collaborative software.
As a leader in the 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, served in Guam, Spain, Hawaii and DC.
Diane is a recognized and sought-after author, presenter, and mentor. She leads a troop of Girl Scouts, reads, writes, and can be occasionally heard to sing.