Tech Industry Leader Brings Deep Breadth of Expertise at Global Scale
PALO ALTO, CA, February, 23, 2021—TripActions, the fastest-growing business travel and spend management platform, today announced it has appointed Maggie Wilderotter as the sixth member of its Board of Directors. Wilderotter is a seasoned executive who has led both Fortune 500 companies and startups. In addition, she has extensive Board leadership, serving on more than 35 public and 14 private company Boards of Directors in her career.
Wilderotter is the former chief executive officer of Frontier Communications, which she led from 2004 – 2015. During her tenure with Frontier, the company grew from a regional telephone company with customer revenues of less than $1 billion to a national broadband, voice and video provider with operations in 29 states and annualized revenues in excess of $10 billion.
"There are few people that can match Maggie's experience and expertise in technology at a global scale," said Ariel Cohen, Co-founder & CEO of TripActions. “TripActions continues to see rapid adoption of our spend management platform, TripActions Liquid, and we are further expanding into markets like enterprise and EMEA. Maggie's unique insights and experience will prove invaluable as TripActions becomes the industry standard for travel and spend management.“
Wilderotter previously was Senior Vice President of Global Business Strategy and ran the Worldwide Public Sector at Microsoft. Prior to that, she was President and CEO of Wink Communications Inc., Executive Vice President of National Operations for AT&T Wireless Services Inc., Chief Executive Officer of AT&T's Aviation Communications Division, and a Senior Vice President of McCaw Cellular Communications Inc. Today, Wilderotter serves on the public boards of Costco Wholesale Corporation, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Sana Biotechnology, and Lyft, and is Board Chair at DocuSign. She serves on the private board of Tanium, as well as a number of non-profit organizations. Wilderotter is also a Senior Advisor to the Blackstone Group, Accenture, and Okta.
"I've had the fortunate experience of being both a supplier and a customer of innovative technologies that can fundamentally transform a business. TripActions delivers a solution that serves the most demanding travel and finance use cases around the globe," said Wilderotter. "As a result, TripActions has seen wide adoption across thousands of companies used by thousands of travelers and employees across almost every industry. I'm pleased to join TripActions' Board to help Ariel, Ilan and the leadership team build the next great travel and spend company."
Wilderotter joins TripActions Board Members Ben Horowitz of Andreessen Horowitz, Oren Zeev of Zeev Ventures, Arif Janmohammed of Lightspeed Ventures, and Ariel Cohen and Ilan Twig of TripActions.
Fast becoming the default for corporate travel and spend management, TripActions is the leading, cloud-based T&E platform that combines industry-leading technology with best-in-class travel agency service. Trusted by travel managers and finance teams alike at 4,000+ companies globally, TripActions leverages real-time data to keep traveling employees safe, control costs and save time. www.tripactions.com.
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