Alonzo Barber is a Senior Commercial Attorney supporting Microsoft’s US Enterprise Global Sales Organization where he is responsible for negotiating complex licensing and services transaction. Prior to this role, Alonzo worked in the Windows and Devices Group within Microsoft supporting the Internet of Things and Wearable Computer divisions advising on various legal issues including privacy, intellectual property and product liability matters. Before joining Microsoft in 2013, Alonzo held the position of Senior Counsel at Viacom/BET Networks in Washington, DC.
Upon receiving his commission in the Navy from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1997, Alonzo served seven years as an officer certified in all aspects of nuclear-powered submarines including five strategic patrols aboard the USS Florida (SSBN 728). He also worked as an Admissions Officer at the Naval Academy until his separation from the military in 2004. Alonzo earned his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center and holds a Masters in Engineering Management from Old Dominion University.