Mr. Steve Bennett
President and Chief Executive Officer, Symantec
Mr. Steve Bennett was named Symantec’s Chief Executive Officer in July 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Bennett joined Symantec’s Board of Directors in February 2010 and became Chairman in 2011. Mr. Bennett previously led Intuit serving as President and Chief Executive Officer from 2000 to 2007. At Intuit, Mr. Bennett combined the company’s historic innovative and customer-driven expertise with strategic and operational rigor. Intuit’s revenue grew to $2.7 billion in fiscal year 2007 from less than $1 billion in fiscal year 2000. Under Mr. Bennett’s leadership, Intuit grew its existing businesses while simultaneously expanding into new markets, such as online banking and healthcare.
Mr. Bennett joined Intuit after a 23-year career at General Electric (GE), where he managed complex and diverse organizations from consumer appliances to financial services. During his career at GE, he held a variety of key management roles in numerous areas of the business, including GE Capital e-Business, GE Capital Vendor Financial Services, GE Electrical Distribution and Control, GE Appliances, GE Medical Systems and GE Supply.
Mr. Bennett currently serves on boards at American Airlines and parent company AMR Corporation, along with Qualcomm. Mr. Bennett graduated from the University of Wisconsin with Bachelor’s degrees in Finance and Real Estate.