Joe Musselman has been a founder and CEO; his experience spans fifteen years of building, advising, and coaching companies, teams, and leadership. He has spent seven years as a start-up mentor and board member to national non-profits and early-stage for-profit technology companies.
Joe was the CEO and Founder of Honor.org, America’s first career transition institute for Navy SEALs and the U.S. Special Operations community. He scaled a multi-million dollar business and a network of 7,000 + supporters and deep networks inside the Fortune 100, technology and venture capital communities. He served on the board of the NASDAQ Center for Entrepreneurship in San Francisco, supporting start-up entrepreneurs with partnership and talent strategies, leadership, and culture design.
Joe graduated from DePaul University in 2006, where he majored in Political Science and later received Certificates in Non-Profit (Harvard), Design Thinking (Stanford), and Capital Markets (Pepperdine). He has lectured at NYU, UCSD, UCLA, and UCSB on the Art and Science of Teams, Leadership, and Culture. Joe is the sixteenth man in his family to serve in the United States Military. He is a proud US Navy Veteran; he was honorably retired from the US Naval Special Warfare Command.
Join CSUSM as Joe shares his extraordinary stories of overcoming setbacks, success in business, helping vets through the honor foundation, and maintaining eternal optimism!