Linda Zecher Higgins

Chief Executive Officer

Linda Zecher Higgins is CEO of IronNet, Inc. Previously she was the managing director of The Barkley Group from January 2017 through July 2023. Prior to that she served as the president, CEO and director of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, a global education and learning company. Until September 2011 she worked as the corporate vice president of the Microsoft Worldwide Public Sector business. Additionally she had served as the president and CEO of Evolve Corporation, as the senior vice president of Oracle, as a very early vice president of PeopleSoft, and in several senior positions in Bank of America. She began her career as a geophysicist with Texas Instruments.  She currently serves as Chairman of C5 Capital, and as a Board Member of IronNet, Hasbro and Tenable, a cloud-based cybersecurity platform.  She is a graduate of The Ohio State University and received an honorary doctorate from Bentley University.



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