Lieutenant Colonel (Retd) Michael Campbell
President and General Manager, Privoro Government Solutions
Michael Campbell is based in Washington, DC and leads Privoro’s government business. Prior to joining Privoro, Michael spent almost 10 years with Cisco helping create and run Cisco’s largest government partnerships representing multi-billion dollar efforts to better leverage industry expertise in order to improve communications for US Department of Defense missions globally. Prior to joining Cisco, Michael served as an Army officer in Special Operations and conventional forces for 13 years with deployments in over twenty countries, including Afghanistan and Iraq. Michael also served as Chief of Staff for the US Army Chief Information Officer (CIO) and helped author the Army’s Global Network Enterprise vision and strategy. He concluded his active military career serving as a Military Legislative Assistant for Senator Conrad Burns (MT, R). Michael served as Deputy Director of Instruction and Quality Assurance Officer for Reserve Component Command and General Staff Officers College, until his retirement from the military in 2017. In 2020, Michael, on behalf of Privoro, was awarded one of 8 strategic small business innovation and research awards from the Air Force’s innovation cell, AFWERX, to help bring secure mobile solutions to the Air Force and DoD. He is an entrepreneur that owns two businesses in Washington DC’s Capitol Hill, he holds a Master’s in Public Policy from Georgetown University and a Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science from Gonzaga University.