Major General and Commander, United States Air Force (retired)
Suzanne M. Vautrinot joined Symantec’s board of directors in October 2013. She was a highly decorated, award-winning Major General of the United States Air Force with a successful career influencing the development and application of cyber security and space technology before retiring in October 2013. During her 31 year tenure with the USAF, she led large-scale, diverse, global organizations that operate, extend, maintain, and defend global networks. Ms. Vautrinot earned a reputation as a motivational leader and change agent focused on delivering technical innovations that resolve complex challenges. Most recently, she served as Commander, 24th Air Force and Air Forces Cyber where she oversaw a multi-billion dollar global cyber enterprise with 14,000 military, civilians, and contractors. This unit conducted military, intelligence, and law-enforcement missions; provided IT services and technology management to 850,000 users; and performed global vulnerability assessment and remediation, and proactive cyber defense activities.
Ms. Vautrinot is a member of the board of directors of Wells Fargo, Parsons Corporation and Ecolab, Inc. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Air Force Academy, followed by a Master of Science in Systems Management from the University of Southern California and was a National Security Fellow at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.