Maggie Wilderotter

Maggie Wilderotter, former CEO of Frontier Communications
Source: Frontier Communications

Maggie Wilderotter was chief executive officer of Frontier Communications from 2004 to 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, Wilderotter was senior vice president of Global Business Strategy and ran the Worldwide Public Sector at Microsoft. Before this, she was president and CEO of Wink Communications, executive vice president of National Operations for AT&T Wireless Services,chief executive officer of AT&T's Aviation Communications division and a senior vice president of McCaw Cellular Communications.

Wilderotter serves on the boards of Costco, DreamWorks Animation, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and Juno Therapeutics, as well as a number of private and nonprofit organizations.

She previously served on the president's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. From 2010 to 2012, she was vice chairman of NSTAC, and from 2012 to 2014, she served as chairman of NSTAC. Wilderotter currently serves on the President's Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity.

Wilderotter is also a member of the board of directors of The Conference Board; a member of the executive committee of the Catalyst Board of Directors; a member of the Board of Women in America and a member of the Business Council and the Committee of 200. In 2014 she chaired the Blue Ribbon Committee on Board Strategy for the National Association of Corporate Directors and is a member of Women Corporate Directors.

Wilderotter holds 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.