President, Kilovolt Consulting, Inc.; Major General and Commander, United States Air Force (retired); and Director, CSX Corporation, ECOLAB, Parsons Corporation, and Wells Fargo
Suzanne “Zan” Vautrinot is President of Kilovolt Consulting Inc. and currently serves on the Boards of Directors for Wells Fargo, ECOLAB Inc., CSX, Parsons, Battelle Memorial Institute and the City of Hope. Previously, Zan achieved the rank of Major General in the U.S. Air Force where she accumulated over three decades of experience in space and cyber operations. Before retiring from active duty, Zan served as the commander of all Air Force cyber forces and was instrumental in the establishment and early operation of U.S. Cyber Command with responsibility for conducting offensive and defensive cyber activities for the Department of Defense.
She earned her Bachelor of Science degree as one of the earliest female graduates of the U.S. Air Force Academy, has a Master of Science degree from the University of Southern California, and was a National Security Fellow at Harvard University. She is also a graduate of the United States Air Force’s Air Command and Staff and Air War Colleges, as well as the Harvard Black Sea and International and National Security Programs. Zan was inducted to the National Academy of Engineering in 2017