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Maggie Wilderotter

Chairman and CEO

Grand Reserve Inn; Former Chairman and CEO, Frontier Communications

CED Leadership Award

Maggie Wilderotter was named Executive Chairman of Frontier Communications in April 2015.

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 Global Business Strategy and ran the 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 private and non-profit organizations. 
Mrs. Wilderotter served on the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC). From October 2010 to October 2012, she was Vice Chairman of NSTAC and from October, 2012 to November 2014 she was designated Chairman of NSTAC.

She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Business Roundtable (BRT), an association of CEOs of leading the largest U.S headquartered companies.  She chairs the BRT’s Internet, Technology and Innovation Committee. She is Co-Chair of The Committee for Economic Development (CED) and a member of the Executive Committee of the Catalyst Board of Directors; on the Board of Women in America, and a member of the Committee of 200. In 2014, she chaired the Blue Ribbon Committee on Board Strategy for NACD and is a member of WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD).

Mrs. Wilderotter holds a bachelor's degree in economics from the College of the Holy Cross. In 2014, she was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Engineering degree, honoris causa, from the Stevens Institute of Technology.

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