Gail Hamilton

Executive Vice President
Symantec

Gail E. Hamilton serves as executive vice president of Symantec's Product Delivery and Response organization, which is responsible for developing and marketing the full range of Symantec's gateway, server and client security products - firewall, intrusion detection, vulnerability management, filtering and antivirus - including Symantec's newest line of integrated security solutions. In addition to the enterprise security segment, Hamilton is also responsible for the enterprise administration and consumer products segments of Symantec's business. Hamilton leads Symantec Security Response ensuring customers are protected from security threats with the latest updates, information and technical support.

Hamilton has more than 20 years' experience growing leading technology and services businesses serving the enterprise market. She has extensive management experience at both Compaq Computers and Hewlett-Packard Company. Most recently, she served as the general manager of the Communications Platform Division for Compaq where she was responsible for the UNIX and NT servers businesses targeting mission critical applications. While in that position, Hamilton launched several significant initiatives to integrate and extend Compaq's services and applications into a single, focused program for enterprise customers.

As the general manager of the Telecom Platform Division at HP, Hamilton was responsible for the adjunct computers, wide-area networking and broadband Internet businesses. Hamilton also has extensive marketing experience from previous positions with Microtec Research and HP. At Microtec, she served as vice president of marketing and business unit manager where she established a worldwide product marketing function and directed the integration of marketing with the company's engineering capabilities.

Hamilton has held a number of positions on both community and corporate boards, including the Colorado Opera Festival, the University of Colorado Alumni Association and the Editorial Board for UNIX Review. Hamilton received a master's degree in electrical engineering and administration from Stanford University and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of Colorado.

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