Lisa Joy Rosner Joins Neustar as Chief Marketing Officer; Lisa Hook Comments

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Lisa Joy Rosner, formerly vice president of marketing at MyBuys, has joined Neustar (NYSE: NSR) as chief marketing officer. She will report directly to CEO Lisa Hook and be responsible for Neustar’s corporate and brand marketing of products and services, Neustar said Wednesday. “(Rosner) has the perfect blend of marketing savvy, strategic thinking and most importantly – focused execution...

Lisa Hook: Neustar Extends Deal to Run US Domain Name for Commerce Dept

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Lisa Hook Neustar (NYSE: NSR) will continue to administer the official domain name of the U.S. under a potential five-year contract extension with the Commerce Department. The company has managed the domain since 2001 and will be responsible for handling a network of registrars selling the .US domain names under the contract, Neustar said Wednesday. The contract is for three base years and contains...

Neustar Rolls Out New Reseller Program; Alex Berry, Kurt Gastrock Comment

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Neustar (NYSE: NSR) will make its cloud-based infrastructure services available for resellers under the Global Partner Program. The newly launched scheme allows partners to resell Neustar offerings online with added sales and marketing support from the company, Neustar said June 18. The Sterling, Va.-based firm’s reseller partners include data centers, Internet service and hosting providers and...

Leonard Kennedy Joins Neustar as SVP, General Counsel; Lisa Hook Comments

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Leonard Kennedy, a former general counsel and chief government affairs officer at Sprint Nextel, has joined Neustar as senior vice president and general counsel. The appointment takes effect May 13 and he will oversee Neustar’s legal and external affairs efforts such as public policy and government relations, Neustar said Thursday. He succeeds Scott Blake Harris, who is returning to private practice...

Neustar Names IT Industry, Marines Vet Jonathan Coombes CISO

Neustar Inc. has appointed 25-year information technology veteran Jonathan Coombes chief information security officer, Neustar announced Thursday. Coombes will report to Alex Tulchinsky, Neustar senior vice president for infrastructure and operations, and be based in Sterling, Va. Tulchinsky said Coombes will help the company develop processes and standards for protecting confidential data of customers. The...

Neustar Names Former Fed Economist, IBM Vet Mark Greene To The Board

Neustar Inc. has appointed former Federal Reserve System economist and IBM executive Mark Greene to its board of directors. The company said on Monday that the appointment was effective April 5. President and CEO Lisa Hook said the appointment is part of plans to focus on delivering information and analytics services to the Internet, telecommunications, entertainment and marketing services sectors. Board...

November Executive Move Recap; 21 Moves all Across GovCon

No time to waste, see all 21 executive moves GovCon Wire covered in November below. Business Development  SRA International appointed Deb Alderson to guide the firm’s efforts to enter new markets and land large customer accounts in the newly created position of executive vice president of strategic development. CACI International Inc. (NYSE: CACI) appointed Krisstie Kondrotis as executive vice...

Former Symantec Datacenter CTO Joe Pasqua to Head Neustar Labs in New VP Position

Neustar Inc. (NYSE: NSR) has named Joe Pasqua to head Neustar Labs and lead its efforts to grow the company’s product and services portfolio through research and development, Neustar announced today. Pasqua was named to the newly created position of vice president of Neustar Labs. Prior to his appointment, Pasqua was chief technology officer of Symantec‘s $2 billion data center business...

GovCon Wire’s October M&A Activity Recap: Active Tech Sector, One Big Spinoff

The technology sector was one to watch in October’s merger and acquisition landscape, and a dominant player in the government contracting industry completed a significant transformation. GovCon Wire recorded 10 acquisitions in October and the first week of November, up from the eight we covered in September. Acquisitions IBM (NYSE: IBM) looked to expand its big data analytics software offerings...

Neustar to Buy TARGUSinfo for $650 Million Cash

Neustar Inc. (NYSE: NSR) will acquire Targus Information Corp. for approximately $650 million in cash, a move Neustar said will significantly expand its position in the $30 billion information services market. Neustar expects the move to increase its earnings per share in the year after closing by at least 20 cents. The company also said it should increase annual revenue to $750 million. Neustar...