John Manning, Associate Architect, Microsoft
John Manning is the leader of worldwide Public Safety & National Security programs for Microsoft Consulting Services. He has 25 years for experience as a municipal law enforcement official in the United States. John’s law enforcement experience started in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Police Department where he was a patrol officer and detective. John changed departments when he moved to Washington State and started working as a police officer for the Bellevue Police Department. John spent the next 20 years there and held assignments including Narcotic Investigation as a DEA Task Force Agent, Hostage Negotiator, K-9, and SWAT operator (both as a Team Leader and Commander.) John held every rank through to Major and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy Class #240.