GiGi Schumm is Vice President and General Manager of Symantec’s Public Sector organization. In this role, Ms. Schumm leads all sales, strategic, and operational functions associated with Symantec’s Public Sector business – working with US Federal, State, and Local governments as well as education institutions to improve their ability to protect and manage critical information. Specifically, she oversees sales, business development, alliances, program management, services, marketing, government relations, and contracts.
Immediately prior to her present position, Ms. Schumm led Symantec’s Government Security Group to bring comprehensive and long-term security solutions to the US public sector in cooperation with government organizations, integrators and other leading security vendors. In her 11-year tenure at Symantec, Ms. Schumm has served in a variety of leadership roles including Southeast Areas Sales, Emerging/Acquired Technology Sales, and Americas’ Services. She first joined Symantec in 1999 via the acquisition of Axent Technologies.
Prior to her time with Symantec, Ms. Schumm held management and sales leadership positions with notable IT hardware and software companies, including Sun, Oracle, and Tektronix. She maintains active memberships with the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA), the public sector Industry Advisory Council (IAC), and the Executive Women’s Forum (EWF). Ms. Schumm holds a BA from Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut.