About the Expert
Colonel Michael J. Jackson, of the U.S. Army, has served as chief for information operations and special activities at the brigade, division, theater special operations command, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) operational, and global combatant command levels. Jackson is an information operations officer with extensive experience integrating information–related capabilities across the Department of Defense, within the whole of the U.S. government, with NATO allies, and with partner nations. His assignments include positions at the U.S. European Command, Special Operations Command Europe, NATO, First Armored Division, First Infantry Division, and Second Infantry Division. His overseas assignments include Germany, Portugal, Korea, Iraq, Afghanistan, Jordan, and Kosovo. He earned a BA from Ohio University, an MS from Naval Postgraduate School, and an MMAS from the College of International Security Affairs.