Former Chairman and CEO, Frontier Communications
Maggie Wilderotter was named Chairman and CEO of Frontier Communications January 1, 2006 and served in that role until 2015. She joined the company November 1, 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 and Procter & Gamble Company and on the boards of a number of non-profit organizations. In 2011, she was named to the Directorship 100, and is a member of the Board of Advisors of BoardroomIQ and the WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD) Global CEO Task Force. FORTUNE magazine included her in its ranking of the “50 Most Powerful Women in Business” in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. In November 2011, The Financial Times named her as one of “The Top 50 Women in World Business.” That same month she received “The Business Media Award” from the Women’s Media Center. On April 24, 2012, B’nai B’rith International presented her with its “Distinguished Achievement Award.”
On October 16, 2012, Mrs. Wilderotter was designated as Chair of the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC). The designation follows her service as Vice Chair from October of 2010 to 2012.
In December 2012, Mrs. Wilderotter was named a member of the Executive Committee of the Business Roundtable (BRT), an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies with more than $7.3 trillion in annual revenues and nearly 16 million employees.
Mrs. Wilderotter holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Holy Cross College.