Victoria Clarke, CCAS BA ’82, is Senior Vice President for Global Corporate Affairs for SAP, a leading multinational software company. Clarke has served in three Administrations, most recently as Assistant Secretary of Defense, and is recognized in the private and public sectors as an effective expert on communications in the age of transparency.
Prior to SAP, Clarke was a Senior Adviser to Comcast NBC Universal, ran the Washington office of Hill & Knowlton and was Vice President of the National Cable Television Association and Press Secretary to Senator John McCain. She is the author of Lipstick on a Pig: Winning in the No-Spin Era by Someone Who Knows the Game. Clarke serves on the Senior Advisory Committee of Harvard’s Institute of Politics and the Board of Trustees of the Potomac School. She and her husband, Brian Graham, live in Chevy Chase, Maryland, with their three children.