Greg Clark was named chief executive officer of Symantec and joined Symantec’s Board of Directors following the company’s acquisition of Blue Coat, Inc. completed in August 2016.
Clark served as the chief executive officer of Blue Coat and as a member of the company’s board of directors since 2011. As chief executive officer of Blue Coat, Clark delivered scale and profitable growth, transforming Blue Coat into the #1 market share leader and share gainer in Web Security. In addition to his significant leadership experience, Clark has deep security expertise and a history of successfully integrating companies into a single portfolio.
Prior to joining Blue Coat, Clark was president and chief executive officer of Mincom, a global software and services provider to asset-intensive industries, from 2008 to 2011, including through its acquisition by ABB Group. Clark was a founder and served as president and chief executive officer of E2open, a provider of cloud-based supply chain software, from 2001 until 2008. He also founded security software firm Dascom, which was acquired by IBM in 1999. Between 1999 and 2001, Clark served as a distinguished engineer and vice president of IBM’s Tivoli Systems, a division providing security and management products.
Clark holds a B.S. from Griffith University.