Austin McKinney is a Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Department of State, currently serving in Mexico. Austin is also an officer in the U.S. Air Force Reserve and works with Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) to accelerate the adoption of new commercial technology inside the Department of Defense. Prior to the Foreign Service, Austin worked for HubSpot, a private sector technology firm. He also previously served in the active duty Air Force, completing international assignments in the United Kingdom, Qatar, Colombia, and Honduras. Austin holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, attended the London School of Economics as a Marshall Scholar, and graduated from U.S. Air Force Academy.