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Maggie Wilderotter    

Former CEO of Frontier Communications

Maggie Wilderotter has been Chairman and CEO of Frontier Communications since January 1, 2006. She joined the company on November 1, 2004, as President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. Before this, Mrs. Wilderotter was Senior Vice President of Worldwide Public Sector at Microsoft, responsible for strengthening customer and partner outreach in the government and education markets, as well as working across Microsoft's business divisions to develop and coordinate forward-looking strategies.

Previously, Mrs. Wilderotter was President and Chief Executive Officer of Wink Communications Inc., leading efforts to develop low-cost, end-to-end e-commerce systems to enable advertisers, merchants, and broadcast and cable networks to create interactive enhancements for traditional television advertisements and programs. Before Wink, Mrs. Wilderotter was Executive Vice President of National Operations for AT&T Wireless Services Inc. and Chief Executive Officer of AT&T's Aviation Communications Division. She also served as Senior Vice President of McCaw Cellular Communications Inc. and was a Regional President managing the company's California, Nevada and Hawaii Region.

Mrs. Wilderotter serves on the boards of Xerox Corporation and Procter & Gamble Co. and on the boards of a number of non-profit organizations. She is a member of the Directorship 100, a list compiled by the National Association of Corporate Directors of those having a profound impact on corporate governance, a member of the Board of Advisors of BoardroomIQ and a member of the WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD) Global CEO Task Force. Fortune magazine included her in its ranking of the “50 Most Powerful Women in Business” in 2009  and 2010 and 2011. In November 2011, The Financial Times named Mrs. Wilderotter among “The Top 50 Women in World Business.” That month she also received “The Business Media Award” from the Women’s Media Center.

On October 4, 2010, President Barack Obama announced Mrs. Wilderotter’s appointment as Vice Chair of the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee.

Mrs. Wilderotter holds a bachelor's degree in economics and business administration from Holy Cross College.

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