In addition to heading McAfee, Young also has held management positions at Intel, Cisco, VMware, RSA and AOL. At Intel, where Young worked from October 2014 to April 2017, his most recent post was Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Intel Security Group. In 2017, he led the initiative to spin McAfee out of Intel as a standalone company, according to Microsoft's press release.
In his new role, Young is responsible for global business development strategies across the company. He will spearhead key strategic partnerships, including alliances, venture investments and joint ventures.