Maggie Wilderotter is a seasoned executive who, as CEO, has led both Fortune 500 companies and start-ups in her career. In addition, she has extensive board leadership serving on more than 35 public company and 14 private company boards of directors.
Today, Maggie serves on the public boards of Costco Wholesale Corporation, Lyft Ride Share, Sana Biotechnology, and is board chair at DocuSign. She serves on the private boards of Tanium, Sonoma Biotherapeutics, TripActions and Legends Hospitality. In addition, Maggie is also a senior advisor to a number of companies, including Accenture, Okta, the Blackstone Group, Atairos Private Equity and Sixth Street Partners.
Maggie was CEO of Frontier Communications from November 2004 to April 2015, and then executive chairman of the company until April 2016. During her tenure with Frontier, the company grew from a regional telephone company with customer revenues of less than $1 billion to a national broadband, voice and video provider with operations in 29 states and annualized revenues in excess of $10 billion.
Previously, her career included being the senior vice president of global business strategy and running the worldwide public sector at Microsoft. Before this, she was president and CEO of Wink Communications Inc., executive vice president of national operations for AT&T Wireless Services Inc., chief executive officer of AT&T’s Aviation Communications Division, and a senior vice president of McCaw Cellular Communications Inc.
Maggie previously served on the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) as both vice chairman and chairman during her four-year tenure ending in 2014. Mrs. Wilderotter also served until January 2017 on the President’s Special Commission responsible for a recommendation report to the new President of the United States on enhancing national cybersecurity.
Her educational credentials include a bachelor’s degree in economics from the College of the Holy Cross. She has been awarded an Honorary Doctor of Engineering degree from the Stevens Institute of Technology and an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Rochester.