Neustar Names Brian Foster as Senior Vice President of Information Services
Recent key hires reflect Neustar's ongoing transformation into a leading product driven information services company
STERLING, Va.--Neustar, Inc. (NYSE: NSR), a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, today announced that product management leader Brian Foster joins the company as Senior Vice President, Information Services.
With more than 27 years of product strategy, advanced research, and engineering operations experience, Mr. Foster is responsible for Neustar’s information services product strategy and execution as the company continues its transformation into a leading information services company.
“As Neustar focuses on providing world-class marketing and security services for companies and brands, hiring key talent, such as Brian, propels us forward more quickly,” said Neustar CEO Lisa Hook. “I am delighted to welcome Brian to the Neustar team. His deep expertise and proven success in product management and technology will be a tremendous asset as we continue to grow and evolve our business.”
Mr. Foster will be based in Neustar’s San Francisco office.
Additionally, Neustar announced that Ted Prince will focus his time on corporate development and management of strategic relationships. For the last two years, Mr. Prince led both the Corporate Development and Information Services teams while the search for the SVP of Information Services was underway. Mr. Prince will continue to be based in Neustar’s McLean, Va. office.
“I’d like to thank Ted for running both teams until we found an outstanding Information Services leader with deep product experience,” Hook added. “Over the last two years, Ted and his team have played a critical role in building out our Marketing Services and Security Services bench strength through strategic acquisitions and cultivating internal talent, in addition to forming strong partnerships in key growth areas. We are looking forward to his continued leadership in Corporate Development.”
Prior to joining Neustar, Mr. Foster served as Chief Technology Officer for Damballa, a private company in the security services space. Prior to that, Mr. Foster was Senior Vice President of product management for McAfee, where he directed the strategy and development of its security solutions.
“I’m excited to join Neustar and to work with its talented product teams,” said Mr. Foster. “Neustar has a very strong portfolio. I look forward to helping the company move into an even stronger product-driven Information Services organization by refining existing services and launching new ones.”
Mr. Foster earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and attended the Executive Program in Management at the University of California, Los Angeles.
About Neustar, Inc.
Neustar, Inc. (NYSE:NSR) is the first real-time provider of cloud-based information services, enabling marketing and security professionals to promote and protect their businesses. With a commitment to privacy and neutrality, Neustar operates complex data registries and uses its expertise to deliver actionable, data-driven insights that help clients make high-value business decisions in real time, one customer interaction at a time. More information is available atwww.neustar.biz.