Tech Industry Leader and Boardroom Powerhouse Maggie Wilderotter Joins Fortinet Board of Directors


Ken Xie, Founder, Chairman of the Board, and CEO at Fortinet “We’re pleased to welcome Maggie Wilderotter to our esteemed board of directors. Maggie’s distinguished service on the boards of over 30 public companies and her tenure in numerous corporate leadership positions will enrich our strategic decisions and contribute to our collective success. We look forward to working alongside Maggie to accelerate enterprise sales momentum and drive sustainable growth for Fortinet.”

News Summary

Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), the global cybersecurity leader driving the convergence of networking and security, today announced the addition of Maggie Wilderotter to the company’s board of directors, adding further depth of leadership and governance expertise to the board. With this appointment, Maggie transitions her talents from serving as a Fortinet Strategic Advisory Council (FSAC) member, where she gained valuable visibility and insights into Fortinet’s business and vision, to a board member.

Maggie is a seasoned business leader known for her distinguished career leading both Fortune 500 corporations and start-up enterprises in the technology and telecommunications sectors. Notably, she served as president and CEO of Frontier Communications Corporation, where she led transformative initiatives to expand the company’s reach and enhance its service offerings. Prior to her tenure at Frontier, Maggie held executive positions at Microsoft, including senior vice president of global business strategy, where she played a pivotal role in shaping the company’s strategic direction and market expansion efforts.

Maggie has also held board positions across various industries, contributing her expertise and leadership to diverse organizations. She currently serves on the boards of directors for Costco Wholesale Corporation, DocuSign, and Sana Biotechnology, as well as private companies Sonoma Biotherapeutics and Tanium. Previously, Maggie has served on the boards of directors for companies such as DreamWorks Animation, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Lyft, Procter & Gamble, and Xerox, alongside various nonprofit organizations.

“Fortinet’s unwavering commitment to innovation, proven track record of global execution, and clear vision for the future are truly inspiring. I am eager to contribute my experience and insights to continue steering the organization toward ongoing growth and success in the dynamic landscape ahead.” —Maggie Wilderotter

Additional Resources

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