Microsoft has named former McAfee CEO Christopher Younger as its Govt Vice President of Enterprise Improvement. Younger replaces former Microsoft Enterprise Improvement chief Peggy Johnson, who left Microsoft in July to become CEO of Magic Leap.
Younger was CEO of cybersecurity vendor McAfee from April 2017 to February 2020. Microsoft introduced Young would be the new Executive Vice President of Business Development on November 11. Like Johnson, Younger will report on to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and be a member of the Microsoft interior cycle, the Senior Management Crew.
Along with heading McAfee, Younger additionally has held administration positions at Intel, Cisco, VMware, RSA and AOL. At Intel, the place Younger labored from October 2014 to April 2017, his most up-to-date submit was Senior Vice President and Basic Supervisor of the Intel Safety Group. In 2017, he led the initiative to spin McAfee out of Intel as a standalone firm, in keeping with Microsoft’s press launch.
In his new position, Younger is chargeable for international enterprise growth methods throughout the corporate. He’ll spearhead key strategic partnerships, together with alliances, enterprise investments and joint ventures.