ABOUT SYMANTEC

Sheila Jordan

Sheila Jordan

Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Sheila Jordan was appointed Symantec’s chief information officer in February 2014. In this role, she is responsible for driving the company's information technology strategy and operations with a focus on building and supporting the global information technology effort.
Prior to joining Symantec, Sheila spent nine years at Cisco, where she served as senior vice president of IT, communication and collaboration. She was responsible for delivering and integrating key IT services for Cisco's global workforce, including the development of the company’s WebEx Social Collaboration platform, as well as the deployment of all emerging technologies. She also led mobility services and desktop strategy, in addition to launching an eStore for mobile that provides transactional applications.
Previously, Sheila held leadership roles at Grand Circle Corporation, as chief information officer and executive vice president, where she was responsible for developing the company’s technical strategy, and at The Walt Disney Company, where she was a senior vice president for Destination Disney and vice president of marketing and sales finance. She was also a senior financial analyst at Martin Marietta, a construction supplies aggregate company.
Outside of work, she is a frequent speaker on topics addressing collaboration, mobility, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) issues, and women's leadership. She also serves as a director for NextSpace, a provider of innovative physical and virtual infrastructure for entrepreneurs, and sits on the CIO Advisory Board for SnapLogic.
She received her bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Central Florida and a master’s degree in business administration from the Florida Institute of Technology.
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