- Location: Stamford, CT, United States
- Organization: Frontier Communications, Executive Chairman
Maggie Wilderotter was named Executive Chairman of Frontier Communications in April 2015.
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She was Chairman and CEO of Frontier since January 2006. She joined the company in November 2004 as President and CEO and a member of the Board of Directors. Before this, she was Senior Vice President of Worldwide Public Sector at Microsoft.
Previously, Mrs. Wilderotter was President and CEO of Wink Communications Inc., leading efforts to develop low-cost, end-to-end e-commerce systems. Before that, her positions included 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.
Mrs. Wilderotter serves on the boards of Xerox Corporation, Procter & Gamble Company, Juno Therapeutics, Inc. and other organizations. In 2011, she was named to the Directorship 100. She is a member of the Board of Advisors of BoardroomIQ, WomenCorporateDirectors, and The Committee of 200. She frequently appears in the FORTUNE magazine ranking of the "50 Most Powerful Women in Business." In November 2010, Mrs. Wilderotter was inducted into the Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame. In November 2011, The Financial Times named her one of "The Top 50 Women in World Business." That same month she received "The Business Media Award" from the Women's Media Center. In April 2012, B'nai B'rith International presented her with its "Distinguished Achievement Award."
Mrs. Wilderotter is a member of the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC). From October 2012 to November 2014 she was designated Chair of NSTAC. The designation followed her service as Vice Chair from October 2010 to 2012.
Mrs. Wilderotter is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Business Roundtable, an association of CEOs of leading U.S. companies, and The Committee for Economic Development. She is also Secretary of the Board of Directors of Catalyst.
Mrs. Wilderotter holds a bachelor's degree in economics from the College of the Holy Cross. She was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Engineering degree, honoris causa, from the Stevens Institute of Technology.
She and her husband Jay, a retired Air Force pilot and owner of Wilderotter Vineyard and Winery in California, have two grown sons.