Greg Clark was named chief executive officer of Symantec and joined Symantec’s Board of Directors following the company’s acquisition of Blue Coat, Inc. completed in August 2016.
Clark served as the chief executive officer of Blue Coat and as a member of the company’s board of directors since 2011. As chief executive officer of Blue Coat, Clark delivered scale and profitable growth, transforming Blue Coat into the #1 market share leader and share gainer in Web Security. In addition to his significant leadership experience, Clark has deep security expertise and a history of successfully integrating companies into a single portfolio.
Prior to joining Blue Coat, Clark was president and chief executive officer of Mincom, a global software and services provider to asset-intensive industries, from 2008 to 2011, including through its acquisition by ABB Group. Clark was a founder and served as president and chief executive officer of E2open, a provider of cloud-based supply chain software, from 2001 until 2008. He also founded security software firm Dascom, which was acquired by IBM in 1999. Between 1999 and 2001, Clark served as a distinguished engineer and vice president of IBM’s Tivoli Systems, a division providing security and management products.
Clark holds a B.S. from Griffith University.
Michael Fey joined Symantec as president and chief operating officer following the company’s acquisition of Blue Coat, Inc. completed in August 2016.
Fey served as the president and chief operating officer of Blue Coat starting in 2014. In this role, Fey focused on aligning the company's leading web security, encryption management, cloud offerings, and advanced threat protection solutions with customer requirements, and was responsible for all aspects of sales, marketing, support, services and product management.
Prior to joining Blue Coat, Fey served as chief technology officer of Intel Security and general manager of corporate products for McAfee, part of Intel Security, where he drove its long-term enterprise strategic vision and innovation in the endpoint, network and security analytics segments. An industry veteran, Fey has held leadership positions with Opsware, Mercury Interactive, and Lockheed-Martin.
Fey graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Engineering Physics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
Nick Noviello is executive vice president and chief financial officer of Symantec. In addition to overseeing Symantec’s Finance and IT organizations, Noviello leads the company’s integration and transformation office, and the company’s cost reduction program.
Noviello served as chief financial officer of Blue Coat since January 2016. As chief financial officer, Noviello led Blue Coat’s finance, IT, human resources, manufacturing, and supply chain teams and was an integral part of Blue Coat’s success.
Prior to joining Blue Coat, Noviello served as executive vice president, finance and operations, and chief financial officer for NetApp Inc. from January 2012 to January 2016. Noviello joined NetApp in January 2008 as Global Controller to optimize and scale the company’s controllership, FP&A, tax and leasing organizations.
Prior to NetApp, Noviello was at Honeywell International from January 2000 to January 2008, where he was CFO of two global business units, ran investor relations, and was a leader on the corporate mergers and acquisitions team. Noviello has an extensive technology background and public-company, financial, and operational leadership experience. Noviello is also a Certified Public Accountant, and started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Noviello holds an M.S. in Taxation from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a B.S. in Business Administration from Boston University Questrom School of Business.
Scott Taylor is Symantec's executive vice president, general counsel and secretary reporting to Symantec's CEO. In addition to serving on the executive team and managing Symantec's global legal function, he manages Symantec's government affairs, public policy, corporate responsibility, philanthropy and ethics and compliance functions.
Before joining Symantec, Taylor served as chief administrative officer, senior vice president, and general counsel of Phoenix Technologies Ltd., managing all legal, human resources, facilities and IT functions worldwide. Before that, he was vice president and general counsel of Narus, Inc.
He is currently a director on the corporate board of Piper Jaffray, and is also a national advisory board member of the Stanford University Center for Comparative Studies on Race and Ethnicity.
Taylor holds a juris doctorate from George Washington University, and a bachelor's degree from Stanford University. He began his legal career as a corporate attorney with the San Francisco-based law firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman. Prior to law school, Taylor worked briefly as a financial economist for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Brian Kenyon is chief strategy officer of Symantec’s Enterprise business. In this role, Kenyon is focused on evolving the organization’s enterprise security strategy, designing and defining the Symantec Integrated Cyber Defense platform to maximize strategic value to customers.
From 2015 to 2016, Kenyon was Blue Coat’s chief strategy officer and helped drive the strategic direction of the company.
Prior to Blue Coat, Kenyon was the chief technical strategist at Intel Security/McAfee. He also served as vice president and chief technology officer at Intel Security/McAfee.
Kenyon holds a B.A. from Loyola Marymount University.
Dr. Hugh Thompson has more than a decade of experience creating methodologies that help organizations build demonstrably more secure systems. He joined Blue Coat in 2012, and was named CTO of Symantec after the acquisition of Blue Coat in August 2016.
Thompson has co-authored three books, written more than 80 academic and industrial publications on security, and been interviewed by top news organizations including the BBC, CNN, MSNBC, Financial Times, Washington Post, and others.
In 2006, Thompson was named one of the “Top 5 Most Influential Thinkers in IT Security” by SC Magazine and has, for the past several years, served as the program committee chairman for RSA Conference, guiding the technical content the world’s largest information security gathering. He also sits on the Editorial Board of IEEE Security and Privacy Magazine, and is an adjunct professor at Columbia University in New York.
Thompson holds a B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. in applied mathematics from the Florida Institute of Technology.
Michael Williams is chief marketing officer of Symantec, leading the company’s enterprise go-to-market functions including global demand, field and channel marketing, public relations, branding and corporate marketing.
Previously, Williams served as senior vice president of Global Marketing of Blue Coat and helped to drive the organization’s successful marketing vision and rapid transformation to the recognized leader in cloud security. In this role, Williams was responsible for strategy and execution across all key functions of marketing.
Prior to Blue Coat, he led Global Field Marketing for McAfee (now Intel Security) where he transformed McAfee's demand generation methodology into an aggressive customer-engagement strategy, implementing advanced marketing automation and digital marketing. Previously Williams also served as a key executive for marketing and alliances at companies such as Realm Business Solutions, Click Commerce and i2 Technologies.
Matt MacKenzie is chief of staff of Symantec. Prior to this role, MacKenzie served as Blue Coat’s general counsel, chief of staff and corporate secretary.
Prior to Blue Coat, MacKenzie was general counsel, chief administrative officer and corporate secretary at Mincom, a global software and services provider to asset-intensive industries. Prior to Mincom, MacKenzie was senior vice president of corporate and legal affairs and general counsel at E2open, a provider of cloud-based supply chain software. MacKenzie began his career as an attorney with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.
MacKenzie holds a B.A. and J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles, and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Fran Rosch is the leader of Symantec's Consumer Business, which includes sales, operations, engineering, product management, marketing and support for the company's Norton and LifeLock-branded products for consumers and small businesses.
Previously, as head of the User Protection and Productivity (UP&P) team, Rosch led the product management, development, and support teams as they worked to deliver products and services that make it simple for Symantec's customers to be protected and productive across all of their devices. Before transitioning to UP&P, Rosch was vice president of Identity and Authentication Services, responsible for business strategy, product management and development, customer authentication, and infrastructure operations for Symantec's Trust Services SSL and User Authentication solutions.
Rosch joined Symantec in 2010 through the acquisition of VeriSign's security business. During his twelve-year career with the VeriSign, he worked with the company's largest customers to design and deploy effective security solutions to solve business challenges. Prior to joining VeriSign in 1998, he worked as an IT and security consultant for various consulting organizations.
Rosch holds a B.S. in industrial engineering from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA.
Marc Andrews is senior vice president of worldwide sales of Symantec responsible for leading all global sales functions for Symantec’s Enterprise business.
From 2011 to 2016, Andrews led Blue Coat’s worldwide field operations and has a wealth of experience leading global organizations through turnarounds and growth.
Prior to Blue Coat, Andrews was president of Micro Focus International, where he was responsible for sales, services, marketing, and product management teams. Prior to Micro Focus, Andrews served as president of international operations at Saba Software. Andrews spent 5 years at NetIQ (NTIQ) and served as chief operating officer from 2003 until the company was acquired in 2006 by Attachmate.
Andrews’ background includes executive and management roles in the emerging and developing markets.
Bradon Rogers is senior vice president of worldwide sales engineering and product strategy for Symantec’s Enterprise business. Rogers leads the pre-sales teams including Symantec’s worldwide sales engineering, product marketing, and sales enablement functions.
From 2015 to 2016, Rogers served as Blue Coat’s senior vice president of product strategy and operations.
Prior to Blue Coat, Rogers was senior vice president of product and technical marketing at Intel Security. Prior to Intel Security, Rogers was vice president of worldwide sales engineering at McAfee.
Rogers holds a B.S. from Auburn University.
Amy Cappellanti-Wolf joined Symantec in July 2014 as senior vice president, chief human resources officer, reporting to Symantec’s CEO. In addition to serving on the executive team and managing Symantec’s global human resources function, she leads Symantec’s workplace/workforce strategy and planning, real estate and facilities functions.
During her career, Cappellanti-Wolf has led human resources teams in high tech, entertainment and consumer products industries. Most recently she was the chief HR officer for Silver Spring Networks beginning in 2009. In partnership with the CEO and senior leaders, she delivered a successful IPO for Silver Spring Networks in March 2013.
Cappellanti-Wolf previously held key human resources leadership roles at Cisco Systems from 2001 to 2009. She began at Cisco leading HR for the U.S. Enterprise Sales team. From Sales, she moved into Worldwide Marketing, then Worldwide Business Functions and lastly was the vice president leading the HR teams for Decision Support, Services and Operations Businesses. Prior to Cisco, Cappellanti-Wolf has also led HR teams at Sun Microsystems, The Walt Disney Company, and Frito-Lay.
She holds an M.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations and a B.S. in Journalism and Public Relations, both from West Virginia University.
Sheila Jordan is senior vice president and chief information officer at Symantec. She is responsible for driving Symantec's information technology strategy and operations ensuring that the company has the right talent, stays ahead of technology trends and maximizes the value of technology investments. Her goal is to drive increased productivity, better efficiency and strategic business partnerships through simple and intuitive experiences for Symantec’s global workforce.
Since joining Symantec in February 2014, Sheila has set the vision and strategy for Symantec IT, developed an experienced leadership team, and insourced IT operations from an outside vendor by building Symantec’s next generation secure data center in the company’s virtual private cloud. Sheila also led the effort to split IT operations when Symantec separated its security and information management businesses – a highly successful, transformative initiative accomplished in nine months. Sheila’s role includes oversight of the Global Security Office, and she has established the strategy for “all things security” in an ever-changing and dynamic landscape.
Prior to joining Symantec, Sheila served as senior vice president of Communication and Collaboration IT at Cisco Systems. Within her purview at Cisco were collaboration platforms, user experience and support, and communications, collaboration and mobility services. During her nine-year tenure at Cisco, Sheila’s IT organization was recognized by the industry with awards presented by CITE, InformationWeek and CIO Magazine. She also received the 2010 Cisco Executive Sponsor Catalyst award for her leadership in developing successful relationships with customers, including several Fortune 100 companies.
Earlier in her career Sheila worked at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, where she was senior vice president of Destination Disney. A key architect of the strategic planning process, she was responsible for delivering profitable growth. She was instrumental in integrating marketing, sales, and services across the organization as Disney transformed its business from a product-centric to a guest-centric organization.
In June 2016, Sheila joined the Board of Directors of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) (NASDAQ:FDS), a $6.5 billion global company that delivers the world's best insight and information to investment professionals through superior analytics, service, content, and technology.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting from the University of Central Florida and an MBA from Florida Institute of Technology.
Stephen Trilling is senior vice president and general manager of Symantec’s Security Analytics and Research division. In this role, Trilling leads the company’s Security Technology and Response (STAR) organization, Symantec Research Labs (SRL), and Shared Engineering Services (SES). Trilling was the original founder of all three organizations at Symantec. STAR delivers the company’s industry-leading threat protection technologies, advanced security analytics, and investigations into new targeted attacks; SRL is Symantec’s advanced research division; and the Shared Engineering Services organization includes product security, product localization and internationalization, and engineering development tools.
Trilling has led the development and delivery of numerous innovative protection technologies for the company, including Symantec’s transformational “Insight” reputation-based technology, which was awarded the Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Award, as well as the company’s big data security analytics platform that today holds trillions of rows of telemetry.
Mr. Trilling has also represented Symantec on many national television and radio programs, including “60 Minutes”, “Good Morning America”, and “The Today Show”, and has testified before the United States Congress. In addition, he is a member of the Dean’s Corporate Advisory Board for the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Trilling holds a B.S. in Computer Science and Mathematics from Yale University and an M.S. in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Ali Tabrizi is general manager of Network Protection Products for Symantec, leading research and development and product management for the company’s Network Security products.
From September 2012, Tabrizi led Blue Coat’s global engineering activities as senior vice president, research and development.
Prior to joining in 2012, Tabrizi was the executive vice president of technical operations at Ventyx with responsibility for managing research and development for Mincom EAM and mining products. He also managed global customer support and cloud delivery of solutions across all Ventyx product lines. Prior to Ventyx, Tabrizi was the executive senior vice president of research and development at Mincom from 2008 to 2011.
Tabrizi holds a B.S. from the University of Colorado.
Rehan Jalil is senior vice president and general manager for Cloud Security at Symantec, leading cloud research and development and helping extend the reach of Symantec enterprise security products to the cloud.
Jalil was founder and chief executive officer of Elastica, which was acquired by Blue Coat. At Elastica, he innovated CASB and drove it to become an important security category. Prior to Elastica, he was founder and chief executive officer of WiChorus, an innovator in deep packet inspection centered packet core, which was used to deploy some of the earliest 4G networks. WiChorus was acquired by Tellabs. Previously, he was chief architect at Aperto and helped innovate multicore processors at Sun Microsystems.
Jalil completed Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program (AMP) and holds an M.S.E.E. from Purdue University and a B.S. from NED University of Engineering and Technology.
Samir Kapuria is senior vice president and general manager of Symantec’s Cyber Security Services business unit. In this role, he leads engineering, product management, business development and operations worldwide for the business unit, including Symantec’s DeepSight Intelligence, Managed Security Services, Incident Response, and Simulation Platform.
During his tenure at Symantec, Kapuria has held several executive leadership positions and built many successful teams, including the organization responsible for Symantec's integrated security protection, detection and intelligence solutions, and its Global Intelligence Network. He also led the Security Intelligence Group, which created Symantec’s CyberWar Games and Cyber Readiness Challenge, in addition to forward-looking technologies and intelligence programs to proactively address cyber threats. Kapuria joined Symantec in 2004 through the acquisition of @stake, a leading cyber security consulting firm, where he served as an executive adviser for global enterprise customers, and led business strategy and the services organization.
Kapuria holds a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Massachusetts and attended Harvard Business School in Boston, MA, with a focus on Entrepreneurship.
Fredrik Torstensson is the senior vice president of global sales and field marketing for the consumer business.Torstensson is responsible for driving global consumer revenue growth for the LifeLock and Norton businesses, strengthening strategic partnerships with customers, and securing a world-class marketing position.
Torstensson brings more than 20 years of experience in executive management within the fields of consumer electronics, software, wireless, e-commerce and Enterprise/B2B. Prior to joining Symantec, Torstensson was the senior vice president of global sales at Wacom, a global leader of pen touch technology. He also previously served in senior level sales and general manager positions with LifeProof, which was acquired by Otterbox, Comarco Wireless, Kyocera Wireless and Ericsson.
Torstensson earned a Master of International Management from the University of Texas and a Bachelor of Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden.
Frank E. Dangeard joined Symantec's board of directors in January 2007. He is Managing Partner of Harcourt. From September 2004 to February 2008 he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Thomson S.A. From 2002 to September 2004, he was Deputy CEO of France Telecom. He joined Thomson multimedia in 1997 as Deputy CEO, and was appointed Vice Chairman in 2000.
Prior to joining Thomson multimedia, Mr. Dangeard was managing director of SG Warburg & Co. Ltd and Chairman of SG Warburg France. Before joining SG Warburg, Dangeard was a lawyer with Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York and London.
Mr. Dangeard also serves on the Board of Directors of the Royal Bank of Scotland and RPX Corporation. He graduated from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales, the Paris Institut d’Etudes Politiques and from Harvard Law School. Mr. Dangeard splits his time between Europe and the United States.
Kenneth Hao joined Symantec’s board of directors in March 2016. He is a Managing Partner and Managing Director of Silver Lake. Prior to joining Silver Lake in 2000, Mr. Hao was with Hambrecht & Quist, where he served as a Managing Director. Mr. Hao serves as a director on the boards of Silver Lake's portfolio companies including Broadcom, SMART Modular, and SolarWinds. He also serves on the Executive Council for UCSF Health. Mr. Hao graduated from Harvard College with an A.B. in Economics.
David Humphrey has served as a member of the Symantec Board since August 2016 upon the closing of the Blue Coat Acquisition, prior to which he served on Blue Coat’s board of directors since May 2015. Mr. Humphrey has been a Managing Director of Bain Capital since 2001. Prior to joining Bain Capital, Mr. Humphrey was an investment banker in the mergers and acquisitions group at Lehman Brothers from 1999 to 2001. Mr. Humphrey serves on the board of directors of BMC Software, Viewpoint Construction Software, Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc., Genpact, Navicure and Blue Nile. Mr. Humphrey previously served on the board of directors of Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse Corporation, Skillsoft plc. and Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. Mr. Humphrey received a master’s of business administration from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University.
Geraldine B. Laybourne joined Symantec's board of directors in January 2008. She became Chairman of the Board of Katapult Studio (formerly known as Kandu), a kids’ technology company, in May 2013. Laybourne founded Oxygen Media and served as its chairman and chief executive officer until November 2007 when the network was acquired by NBC Universal. Oxygen was launched in 2000 to fill a void in the television landscape – creating a network targeted to younger women. Laybourne led the company to be a strong advocate for women, through programs like The Mentor's Walk.
Prior to starting Oxygen, Laybourne spent 16 years at Nickelodeon. Under her leadership, Nickelodeon became the top-rated 24-hour cable service and won several notable honors, including Emmy®, Peabody®, CableACE® and Parent’s Choice® awards. From 1996-1998, Laybourne was president of Disney/ABC Cable Networks where she was responsible for overseeing cable programming for the Walt Disney Company and ABC.
Laybourne is also on the board of directors of Betaworks, 9 Story and Alloy, Inc., serves on the Board of Trustees of Vassar College and serves on the board of directors of Vital Voices. Laybourne also sat on a number of industry boards and advisory committees, including The National Cable Television Association, The National Council for Families and Television, New York Women in Film & Television (Advisory Board), Cable Positive (Honorary Chair) and the Council of National Advisors of Springboard Enterprises.
She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in art history from Vassar College and a Master of Science degree in elementary education from the University of Pennsylvania. A native of Martinsville, New Jersey, she and her husband Kit have two children and four grandchildren.
David L. Mahoney was appointed to Symantec's board of directors in April 2003. He previously served as co-CEO of McKesson HBOC, Inc. and as CEO of iMcKesson LLC from July 1999 to February 2001. Mahoney joined McKesson in 1990 as vice president for Strategic Planning, and was responsible for planning and corporate development. He had overall responsibility for McKesson's strategic relations with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, was responsible for the establishment of the Pharmaceutical Partners Group at McKesson, and the launch of a new generics program.
Prior to joining McKesson, Mahoney was a principal with McKinsey & Company from 1981 to 1990. He serves on the board of directors of Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Corcept Therapeutics, Inc., Schwab Funds/Laudus Funds, SFMOMA, and Mercy Corps.
He has a bachelor's degree from Princeton University and a master's of business administration from Harvard University.
Robert S. Miller joined Symantec’s board of directors in September 1994. He is the President and CEO of International Automotive Components (IAC) Group. From July 2010 to June 2015, he was the Chairman of the Board of American International Group, Inc. From February 2012 to 2013, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Hawker Beechcraft, Inc. Prior to Hawker Beechcraft, Miller served as Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Delphi Corporation. Prior to joining Delphi, he served as non-executive Chairman of Federal-Mogul, Inc., an auto parts supplier based in Southfield, Michigan.
Miller began his career in 1968 at Ford Motor Company, and worked for 11 years in a variety of assignments in the United States, Mexico, Australia, and Venezuela. In 1979, he joined Chrysler Corporation at the request of then-chairman Lee Iacocca and was an architect of the Loan Guarantee Act that included negotiations with 400 lenders and the U.S. government to secure the bailout of the troubled automaker. He remained at Chrysler for more than a decade, eventually serving as chief financial officer and vice chairman responsible for all staff activities, international automotive operations, and non-automotive operations such as Gulfstream Aerospace.
Miller left Chrysler in 1992 and became a partner in an investment banking firm, advising Olympia & York, a privately held real estate firm, as it restructured more than $20 billion in debt. In 1993, he embarked on a career as a professional corporate director. In the past decade, he has returned to the private sector nine times to serve as a full-time executive in order to guide the recovery of several companies. These included Morrison Knudsen, Waste Management, Federal Mogul, Reliance Group Holdings, and Bethlehem Steel.
He earned a degree in economics from Stanford University in 1963, and a law degree from Harvard Law School in 1966. In 1968, he received a master’s of business administration, majoring in finance from Stanford Business School.
Anita M. Sands joined Symantec’s board of directors in October 2013. She previously served as Group Managing Director, Head of Change Leadership and a member of the Wealth Management Americas Executive Committee of UBS Financial Services. Sands joined UBS in October 2009 as a Transformation Consultant before becoming Chief Operating Officer, then Head of Change Leadership. At UBS she developed and executed the organization’s transformation strategy through the introduction of innovative processes and industry leading technology platforms.
Sands previously served as managing director, head of Transformational Management at Citigroup; senior vice president and head of Innovation and Process Design at the Royal Bank of Canada; and director of CIBC Treasury and World Markets at CIBC. Sands serves on the board of directors of ServiceNow and Pure Storage.
Sands has received many awards in recognition for her leadership, contribution to public service and efforts to empower women, including 2012 Women of Concern by Concern Worldwide and 2011 Most Influential Women by Irish Voice.
She holds a bachelor’s degree with first class honors, in Physics and Applied Mathematics and a doctorate in atomic and molecular physics from Queen's University of Belfast, and she was a Fulbright Scholar at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, where she graduated with a master’s degree in public policy and management with highest distinction.
Daniel H. Schulman has been a member of Symantec's board of directors since March 2000, and was named chairman of the board in January 2013. He is currently the president and CEO of PayPal. Previously, Schulman served as the president of American Express' Enterprise Growth group, president of Sprint's PrePaid Group and chief executive officer of Virgin Mobile USA, until its acquisition by Sprint in the Fall of 2009.
From May 2000 until May 2001, Schulman was president and chief executive officer of priceline.com, after serving as president and chief operating officer from July 1999. Previously, Schulman was president of the AT&T Consumer Markets Division of AT&T Corp., a telecommunications services company, and was appointed to the AT&T Operations Group, the company's most senior executive body.
Schulman serves on the board of directors of Flextronics. He received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Middlebury College, and a master’s degree in business administration, majoring in Finance, from New York University.
V. Paul Unruh joined Symantec's board of directors following the company's merger with VERITAS Software in July 2005. Unruh had served on the VERITAS board of directors since 2003.
Unruh retired as vice chairman of Bechtel Group, Inc. in June 2003. During his 25-year tenure he held a number of management positions including treasurer, controller, and chief financial officer.
He also served as president of Bechtel Enterprises, the finance, development, and ownership arm, from 1997 to 2001. Unruh is also a certified public accountant.
Unruh is currently a member of the board of directors of Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc., a provider of executive search and leadership consulting services.
Suzanne M. Vautrinot joined Symantec’s board of directors in October 2013. She was a highly decorated 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 and Ecolab, Inc., both public companies. 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. She was inducted into the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in 2017.