Maggie Wilderotter

Chairman and CEO of Frontier Communications

Maggie Wilderotter was named Chairman and CEO of Frontier Communications January 1, 2006. 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, and The Committee of 200. Since 2009, FORTUNE magazine has included her in its ranking of the “50 Most Powerful Women in Business.” In November 2010, Mrs. Wilderotter was inducted into the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame as it honored “Women in Business: Trailblazing the Corporate Corridor.”  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. In April 2012, B’nai B’rith International presented her with its “Distinguished Achievement Award.”

In October 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 2010 to 2012.

In December 2012, Mrs. Wilderotter was named a member of the Executive Committee of the Business Roundtable, an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies.  She is also Secretary, Board of Directors of Catalyst, the leading nonprofit organization with a mission to expand opportunities for women and business.  In May 2014, Mrs. Wilderotter became Co-Chair of The Committee for Economic Development, a nonprofit, nonpartisan, business-led, public policy organization.

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