Cyber Security: Chris Young, Former CEO, McAfee

Wed, 12 Aug 2020

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

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Join us on August 12 at 1 pm via Zoom as part of the Case Western Reserve University Entrepreneurship Series for a Roundtable Discussion with Chris Young, Former CEO, McAfee. He will discuss his career journey from earning his MBA at Harvard Business School to leading the charge to spin off McAfee from Intel. Other topics will include his experience with entrepreneurship and the future of cybersecurity now that our lives are online.

Young is a member of the Board of Directors for American Express and Snapchat, Inc. He served as the CEO of McAfee, a global computer security software company, from 2017 to 2020.  In 2014, he was at Intel Security Group as Senior Vice President and General Manager and later led the initiative to spin out McAfee from Intel. Young serves as a member of the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. Earlier in his career, he co-founded Cyveillance, which he helped to build to over 100 employees and several million in revenue in three years.

This conversation will be facilitated by Case Western Reserve University Alum Nsisong Udosen (CWR '20), Account Manager in Large Customer Sales at Google.

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We will also be broadcasting this roundtable and future roundtables to LinkedIn Live on CWRU Veale Institute for Entrepreneurship's LinkedIn page on August 12 at 1 pm.
If you are interested in this event, you may also be interested in the CWRU Cybersecurity Boot Camp. Beginning on October 27, this 24-week, part-time program takes a multidisciplinary approach to develop proficiency in IT, networking and modern information security. For more information and enrollment, visit

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Chris Young

Member, Board of Directors

American Express; Snapchat, Inc.

From April 2017 to February 2020, Mr. Young served as CEO of McAfee, LLC. He joined Intel Corporation as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Intel Security Group in October 2014, and later led the initiative to spin out McAfee, one of the largest, pure-play cybersecurity brands in the world. From November 2011 to September 2014, Mr. Young served as Senior Vice President, Security and Government Group at Cisco Systems, Inc., a technology networking company. Mr. Young serves as a member of the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee and on the board of the non-profit Cyber Threat Alliance. Earlier in his career, he led cybersecurity efforts at RSA (a division of Dell EMC) and AOL. He also led end user computing at VMware and cofounded Cyveillance. Mr. Young has served on the board of directors of American Express since March 2018. From January 2011 to August 2016, he was a board member of Rapid7, Inc. and has also served on the Board of Trustees of Princeton University. Mr. Young holds an A.B. degree cum laude from Princeton University and an M.B.A. degree with distinction from the Harvard Business School. (

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