Executive Profile: Gigi Schumm of Symantec

Gigi Schumm

Gigi Schumm is vice president and general manager of Symantec’s Public Sector organization. In this capacity, Schumm oversees sales, business development, alliances, program management, services, marketing, government relations, and contracts for the company’s U.S. federal, state and local governments, as well as education institutions customers.

Before assuming this role, Schumm led the company’s Government Security Group. Over her 11-year tenure at Symantec, she has held 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.

Earlier in her career, Schumm held several management and sales leadership positions with IT companies. Her previous roles include account manager for Oracle, director of Federal Operations for NeXT Computer and account manager for Sun Microsystems.

She maintains active memberships with the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, the public sector Industry Advisory Council, and the Executive Women’s Forum.

Schumm earned her bachelor’s degree from Fairfield University.

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