Josh Medow was born in Madison, Wisconsin and went to high school in Columbus, Ohio. Josh attended West Point for college and graduated in 2011 with a double major in International Relations and Arabic and a Systems Engineering track. Upon graduation, Josh commissioned as an infantry officer in the Army, and joined his unit, 1-17 IN of 2-2 SBCT in Afghanistan after graduating from Ranger School. Josh served as an infantry platoon leader in Zhari, Afghanistan and then a mortar platoon leader and brigade TAC platoon leader when back at JBLM. Currently, Josh is an MBA candidate in the Harvard Business School class of 2018.