Management Team

Vincent Pilette
Chief Executive Officer

Samir Kapuria
President

Bryan Ko
General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Matthew Brown
Interim Chief Financial Officer

Kara Jordan
Chief People & Culture Officer

Sameer Khera
Chief Information Officer

Darren Shou
Head of Technology

Debora Tomlin
Chief Marketing Officer

Fredrik Torstensson
Head of Global Sales and Field Marketing

Vincent Pilette
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Pilette has substantial expertise as a senior financial executive of technology companies, with over 20 years of financial management experience in the U.S. and EMEA. As Chief Financial Officer at Symantec, Mr. Pilette played a key role in the sale of the enterprise business to Broadcom and led key restructuring initiatives at the company. Prior to joining Symantec in May 2019, Mr. Pilette served as Chief Financial Officer of Logitech International S.A., a consumer electronics company listed on the Nasdaq Global Market and the SIX Swiss Exchange.   From September 2013 to May 2019 he was responsible for the company’s financial strategies and worldwide finance organization, managing consolidated revenues of almost three billion dollars (U.S.).  In addition, Mr. Pilette was a key partner to Logitech’s CEO to shape and direct the implementation of all aspects of the company’s business strategies. Prior to Logitech, Mr. Pilette served as Chief Financial Officer of Electronics for Imaging (EFI), a global technology imaging company, and as Vice President of Finance for Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s multi-billion dollar server, storage and networking business.

Mr. Pilette holds an M.S. in engineering and business from Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium and an M.B.A. from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Chicago.

Samir Kapuria
President

As Executive Vice President and General Manager of NortonLifeLock’s Consumer Business Unit, Mr. Kapuria led a 2.4 billion dollar (U.S.) revenue organization and was responsible for operations, engineering, product management, marketing, sales and support for the Company’s subscription services which are leading consumer and small business solutions known for protecting devices, information, identity, privacy, and homes.

Prior to NortonLifelock, Mr. Kapuria led Symantec’s Cyber Security Services business which includes Symantec’s global security operation centers, worldwide intelligence organization and consulting services. Kapuria joined Symantec in 2004 through the acquisition of @stake, a leading cyber security consulting firm, where he held a leadership role overseeing business strategy and emerging solutions. 

Mr. Kapuria holds a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Massachusetts.

Bryan Ko
General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Bryan Ko is NortonLifeLock’s general counsel and corporate secretary. In addition to managing NortonLifeLock’s global legal function, he manages the company’s corporate affairs, global security, corporate responsibility, ethics and compliance functions.

Before joining NortonLifeLock, Bryan served as Logitech International’s general counsel, corporate secretary and head of corporate development. Prior to joining Logitech, he was general counsel and corporate secretary for Fuhu, Inc., a late stage startup. From 2000 to 2014, he served in a variety of legal roles at Electronics For Imaging, Inc., including the last six years as general counsel and vice president of strategic relations. Prior to joining EFI, Bryan was an associate at Shearman & Sterling in the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions and Real Property groups. He received his MBA and BA degrees from UC Berkeley and his J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law.

Matthew Brown
Interim Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Brown is a financial executive with over than 15 years of public and private company experience, with deep technical accounting expertise. Mr. Brown joined Symantec in October 2015 and has held multiple positions in the finance team of increasing leadership before becoming the Company’s Chief Accounting Officer in January 2019. Prior to that, he served as Symantec’s Vice President, Finance from August 2016 to January 2019 and as Vice President, Corporate Controller of Blue Coat, Inc. from October 2015 until we acquired that company in August 2016. Previously, he served in various positions at NETGEAR, Inc., a computer networking hardware company, from 2010 to October 2015, most recently as Senior Director, Assistant Controller. 

Mr. Brown holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the Walter A. Haas School of Business at U.C. Berkeley.

Kara Jordan
Chief People & Culture Officer

Ms Jordan is an Human Resources Executive with over fifteen years of international leadership experience gained in EMEA and the US. Most recently she led the global strategic business partnering team working closely with the executive leadership team on acquisitions including Blue Coat and divestitures including Veritas, WSS and the recent sale of the Enterprise business to Broadcom. Prior to this role Ms Jordan was the global HR leader for Symantec’s Enterprise business and played a key role in the integration of the Blue Coat business, leading talent initiatives, culture and leadership development. Ms Jordan also led the global Talent Acquisition function for the combined Symantec/Veritas business.

Sameer Khera
Chief Information Officer

Sameer Khera is vice president and chief information officer at NortonLifeLock. He is responsible for driving the company's information technology strategy and operations. His goal is to drive increased productivity, better efficiency and strategic business partnerships through simple and intuitive experiences for NortonLifeLock’s global workforce.

As vice president, information technology at Symantec, he was responsible for the integration of business applications and processes for the $5B acquisition of Blue Coat and $1B acquisition of Lifelock. Prior to joining Symantec and then NortonLifeLock, Mr. Khera spent sixteen years at Cisco in several leadership positions, both in Business and IT. He also led many digital transformation initiatives at Franklin Templeton Investments. His career has spanned the globe, working in India, UAE, Australia and the US.

Mr Khera holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering from National Institute of Technology in India.

Darren Shou
Head of Technology

Darren Shou is the Head of Technology for NortonLifeLock. In this role, Darren is responsible for technology strategy, innovation and thought leadership. He is a global keynote speaker, a contributor at WIRED, and has been featured in Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, CNN and other major media outlets.

Prior to NortonLifelock, Shou held several leadership positions at Symantec in strategy, research and development over 15 years, resulting in numerous innovations across all business areas that collectively impacted hundreds of millions of customers. Shou had previously worked at Microsoft.

Mr. Shou holds a B.S. in Computer Engineering & Computer Science from the University of Southern California. He currently serves as a board observer of Valimail and CyberCube.

Debora Tomlin
Chief Marketing Officer

Debora Tomlin is the CMO of NortonLifeLock, with responsibility for driving all marketing and customer experience programs across the company.

Prior to joining Symantec, she was CMO, EVP Customer Experience and Marketing for CSAA Insurance Group, and also held the Chief Marketing and Distribution Officer role, leading all of distribution (sales), enterprise strategy, and data organization. Prior to CSAA, she was vice president with Capital One Bank, where she headed commercial, small business banking and retail marketing and sponsorships after leading the marketing strategy for national, small business credit cards. Before joining Capital One, Tomlin held the roles of senior marketing officer, insurance and head of corporate brand at USAA.

Tomlin currently serves on the board of directors of LiveRamp (NYSE: RAMP) and previously served as a director for Acxiom Corporation (NASDAQ: ACXM) before it was acquired by Interpublic Group in 2018. In the nonprofit space, she served on the boards of the YMCA of San Francisco and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Society of GA. She has been repeatedly honored by the San Francisco Business Times as one of the Bay Area’s Most Influential Women in Business and was named to the Forever Influential list in 2016.

Tomlin has a bachelor’s degree from Siena College and master’s degree from North Carolina State University.

Fredrik Torstensson
Head of Global Sales and Field Marketing

Fredrik Torstensson is the senior vice president of global sales and field marketing for the consumer business. Torstensson is responsible for driving global consumer revenue growth for the LifeLock and Norton businesses, strengthening strategic partnerships with customers, and securing a world-class marketing position.

Torstensson brings more than 20 years of experience in executive management within the fields of consumer electronics, software, wireless, e-commerce and Enterprise/B2B. Prior to joining Symantec, Torstensson was the senior vice president of global sales at Wacom, a global leader of pen touch technology. He also previously served in senior level sales and general manager positions with LifeProof, which was acquired by Otterbox, Comarco Wireless, Kyocera Wireless and Ericsson.

Torstensson earned a Master of International Management from the University of Texas and a Bachelor of Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden.

Sue Barsamian
Former Chief Sales and Marketing Officer for HPE Software

Frank E. Dangeard
Chairman of the Board of NortonLifeLock Inc.
Managing Partner, Harcourt

Nora Denzel
Former Interim Chief Executive Officer of Outerwall Inc.

Peter A. Feld
Managing Member and Head of Research, Starboard Value LP

Kenneth Hao
Managing Partner and Managing Director, Silver Lake

David Humphrey
Managing Director, Bain Capital

Vincent Pilette
Chief Executive Officer, NortonLifeLock Inc.

V. Paul Unruh
Former Chief Financial Officer and Vice Chairman, Bechtel Group, Inc.

Sue Barsamian
Former Chief Sales and Marketing Officer for HPE Software

Ms. Barsamian previously served as the Executive Vice President, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software, successfully spinning the division out from HPE and merging with Micro Focus International, plc to form the 7th largest software company in the world. From 2006 to 2016, Ms. Barsamian served in various executive roles at Hewlett Packard including SVP and GM of Enterprise Security Products, the company's cybersecurity portfolio and SVP of Worldwide Indirect Sales. Prior to joining Hewlett Packard, Ms. Barsamian was Vice President, Global Go-to-Market at Mercury Interactive Corporation and held various leadership positions at Critical Path, Inc. and Verity, Inc. Ms. Barsamian serves on the board of directors of Box, Inc. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Kansas State University and completed her post-graduate studies at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.

Frank E. Dangeard
Managing Partner, Harcourt

Frank E. Dangeard joined Symantec's board of directors in January 2007. He was appointed Chairman of the board of directors of NortonLifeLock in December 2019. He is Managing Partner of Harcourt. From September 2004 to February 2008 he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Thomson S.A. From 2002 to September 2004, he was Deputy CEO of France Telecom. He joined Thomson multimedia in 1997 as Deputy CEO, and was appointed Vice Chairman in 2000.

Prior to joining Thomson multimedia, Mr. Dangeard was managing director of SG Warburg & Co. Ltd and Chairman of SG Warburg France. Before joining SG Warburg, Dangeard was a lawyer with Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York and London.

Mr. Dangeard also serves on the Board of Directors of the Royal Bank of Scotland (UK) and Arqiva (UK). He is Chairman of NatWest Markets (UK). He graduated from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales, the Paris Institut d'Etudes Politiques and from Harvard Law School. Mr. Dangeard splits his time between Europe and the United States.

Nora Denzel
Former Interim Chief Executive Officer of Outerwall Inc.

Ms. Denzel previously served as interim Chief Executive Officer of Outerwall Inc, an automated retail solutions provider, from January to August 2015. Prior to Outerwall, Ms. Denzel held various executive management positions from February 2008 through August 2012 at Intuit Inc., a cloud financial management software company, including Senior Vice President of Big Data, Social Design and Marketing and Senior Vice President and General Manager of the QuickBooks Employee Management business unit. From 2000 to 2006, Ms. Denzel held several executive level positions at HP Enterprise (formerly Hewlett-Packard Company), including Senior Vice President and General Manager, Software Global Business Unit from May 2002 to February 2006 and Vice President of Storage Organization from August 2000 to May 2002. Prior to that, Ms. Denzel held executive positions at Legato Systems Inc. and IBM Corporation. Ms. Denzel serves on the board of directors of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., Ericsson and Talend S.A. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Santa Clara University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the State University of New York.

 

Peter A. Feld
Managing Member and Head of Research, Starboard Value LP

Peter A. Feld has served as a Managing Member and Head of Research of Starboard since April 2011. Mr. Feld has served on the board of directors of Magellan Health, Inc. (“Magellan”), a healthcare company, since March 2019. Mr. Feld previously served on the boards of directors of several technology companies, including Marvell Technology Group Ltd. ("Marvell") from May 2016 to June 2018, The Brink's Company from January 2016 to November 2017, Insperity, Inc. from March 2015 to June 2017, Darden Restaurants, Inc. from October 2014 to September 2015, Tessera Technologies, Inc. (n/k/a Xperi Corporation ("Xperi")) from June 2013 to April 2014, Integrated Device Technology, Inc. from June 2012 to February 2014. Mr. Feld received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Tufts University.

Kenneth Hao
Managing Partner and Managing Director, Silver Lake

Kenneth Hao joined Symantec's board of directors in March 2016. He is a Managing Partner and Managing Director of Silver Lake. Prior to joining Silver Lake in 2000, Mr. Hao was with Hambrecht & Quist, where he served as a Managing Director. Mr. Hao serves as a director on the boards of Silver Lake's portfolio companies including Broadcom, SMART Modular, and SolarWinds. He also serves on the Executive Council for UCSF Health. Mr. Hao graduated from Harvard College with an A.B. in Economics.

David Humphrey
Managing Director, Bain Capital

David Humphrey has served as a member of the Symantec Board since August 2016 upon the closing of the Blue Coat Acquisition, prior to which he served on Blue Coat's board of directors since May 2015. Mr. Humphrey joined Bain Capital in 2001 and has been a Managing Director of Bain Capital since 2013. Prior to joining Bain Capital, Mr. Humphrey was an investment banker in the mergers and acquisitions group at Lehman Brothers from 1999 to 2001. Mr. Humphrey serves on the board of directors of Genpact, Waystar, Rocket Software and Blue Nile. Mr. Humphrey previously served on the board of directors of Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc., Burlington Stores, Inc., BMC Software, Viewpoint Construction Software, Skillsoft plc. and Bloomin' Brands, Inc. Mr. Humphrey received a master's of business administration from Harvard Business School and a bachelor's degree from Harvard University.

Vincent Pilette
Chief Executive Officer, NortonLifeLock Inc.

Mr. Pilette has substantial expertise as a senior financial executive of technology companies, with over 20 years of financial management experience in the U.S. and EMEA. As Chief Financial Officer at Symantec, Mr. Pilette played a key role in the sale of the enterprise business to Broadcom and led key restructuring initiatives at the company. Prior to joining Symantec in May 2019, Mr. Pilette served as Chief Financial Officer of Logitech International S.A., a consumer electronics company listed on the Nasdaq Global Market and the SIX Swiss Exchange.   From September 2013 to May 2019 he was responsible for the company’s financial strategies and worldwide finance organization, managing consolidated revenues of almost three billion dollars (U.S.).  In addition, Mr. Pilette was a key partner to Logitech’s CEO to shape and direct the implementation of all aspects of the company’s business strategies. Prior to Logitech, Mr. Pilette served as Chief Financial Officer of Electronics for Imaging (EFI), a global technology imaging company, and as Vice President of Finance for Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s multi-billion dollar server, storage and networking business.

Mr. Pilette holds an M.S. in engineering and business from Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium and an M.B.A. from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Chicago.

V. Paul Unruh
Former Chief Financial Officer and Vice Chairman, Bechtel Group, Inc.

V. Paul Unruh joined Symantec's board of directors following the company's merger with VERITAS Software in July 2005. Unruh had served on the VERITAS board of directors since 2003. 

Unruh retired as vice chairman of Bechtel Group, Inc. in June 2003. During his 25-year tenure he held a number of management positions including treasurer, controller, and chief financial officer. 

He also served as president of Bechtel Enterprises, the finance, development, and ownership arm, from 1997 to 2001. Unruh is also a certified public accountant.