ABOUT SYMANTEC

Brett Shirk

Brett Shirk

Senior Vice President, North America

As senior vice president of North America, Brett Shirk is responsible for developing Symantec’s business with customers in the commercial, enterprise, public sector and consumer markets in the United States and Canada. Brett is a prime example of career growth opportunities at Symantec. He progressed in leadership roles since 2002, when he joined Symantec as a District Manager in the Great Lakes region, progressing to Director, VP of the Northeast, VP of the East Region, VP of East & Canada and currently SVP of the North America Geography, including all routes to market, customer segments and solutions in the US & Canada.
Brett is recognized as a leading information technology professional, with more than 17 years of experience in information security and technology. His successful background in complex solution design, customer relationship management and strategic messaging is a result of his experience in work spanning vertical industries including automotive, financial services, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, power and energy.
Before joining Symantec, Brett was regional sales manager for BMC Software and responsible for developing business in Michigan. He is a graduate of Texas A&M University, with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Brett enjoys an active and healthy lifestyle as an avid runner, a wakeboard and snowboard enthusiast, and spending quality time with his wife and their five children.
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