Neustar Hires Mark Tonnesen as CISO; Lisa Hook Comments

Mark Tonnesen
Mark Tonnesen

Mark Tonnesen, formerly an executive consultant at MapMyID, has joined Neustar Inc. (NYSE: NSR) as chief information and security officer.

He will oversee the company’s initiatives to develop and secure technology infrastructure and services and the operation of its information technology and product infrastructure, data centers, network and communications systems, Neustar said Wednesday.

Tonnesen spent two decades at the Department of Homeland Security, where he advised the agency on establishing the Transportation Security Administration.

Neustar CEO Lisa Hook said Tonnesen’s leadership skills would help the company achieve business growth.

Tonnesen previously served as a senior consulting partner for StrataFusion and CIO PS after he held the senior vice president and chief information officer role at Electronic Arts (Nasdaq: EA).

Tonnesen was also a four-year SVP and CIO for McAfee,  a VP and CIO at Logitech (Nasdaq: LOGI) and an executive at Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO).

Check Also

Leonardo DRS

Leonardo DRS Secures $250M Army Tactical Terminal Replacement Contract

Leonardo DRS has been awarded a five-year, $250M contract to replace the U.S. Army's satellite communications terminals designed for tactical users. The contractor will help the Army replace the terminals that are set for decommissioning in fiscal year 2025, the Department of Defense said Wednesday.

Vicki Schmanske President Leidos Intell Group

Leidos Books Potential $960M CBP Software Dev’t BPA; Vicki Schmanske Quoted

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received a potential five-year, $960M blanket purchase agreement to develop software to support the Customs and Border Protection’s traveler vetting procedures.