Christopher D. Young

by Edward Cates
Christopher D. Young
Chief Executive Officer
McAfee, LLC

Christopher Young is Chief Executive Officer of McAfee, LLC. He works side by side with the industry’s best and brightest to protect all that matters through leading-edge cybersecurity.


In 2014, Young joined Intel and later led the initiative to spin out McAfee, one of the largest, pure-play cybersecurity brands in the world. As a standalone company, McAfee has a clear mission and roadmap for the future to drive limitless innovation, securely.


Under Young’s leadership, McAfee protects mission-critical systems and data for nine of 10 Fortune 100 firms and is in more than two-thirds of the Global 2000. Governments and organizations of every size also rely on McAfee, as do nearly 300 million consumers.


Young serves as a member of the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee, which advises the U.S. government on national security and emergency preparedness. He also helped establish the non-profit Cyber Threat Alliance, a group of companies that share threat intelligence, and he currently serves on its board.


Young also serves on the Board of Directors of Snap Inc. He holds a Bachelor’s degree (cum laude) from Princeton University and a Master’s in Business Administration with distinction from the Harvard Business School.

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