Leading the Team
Some come from the technology talent pools of Silicon Valley and Northern Virginia. Others arrived from Wall Street and the highest levels of government. All of Neustar’s executives bring the experience and insights to lead a team providing the most trusted business intelligence.
Lisa A. Hook President and Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Hook has served as Chief Executive Officer since October 2010, as a member of the Board since November 2010, and as President since January 2008. Previously, Ms. Hook served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Sunrocket, Inc., a voice over IP service provider, held several executive-level posts at America Online, Inc., a web services company, was a partner at Brera Capital Partners, a global private equity investment firm, managing director of Alpine Capital Group, LLC., an investment banking firm, held several executive positions at Time Warner, Inc., a diversified media company, was legal advisor to the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, and was a senior attorney at Viacom International, Inc., a diversified media company.
Ms. Hook also serves as Senior Independent Director of RELX PLC, RELX NV, providers of information solutions, and RELX Group, which they jointly own. In 2012, she was appointed by President Obama to serve on the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC). Her non-profit affiliations include being a director of Island Press, on the Advisory Board of The Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and on the Corporate Board of the John F. Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts. She is a member of the Committee of 200, an organization of the world’s most successful women entrepreneurs and innovators, and the Committee For Economic Development, a business-led public policy organization.
Paul S. Lalljie Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Lalljie is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Neustar, Inc. He oversees Neustar's worldwide finance organization, which includes treasury, accounting, financial planning and analysis, real estate management and investor relations. Mr. Lalljie has been with Neustar for over 10 years.
During this time, he has served in a variety of increasingly expansive roles within Neustar’s Corporate Finance department, including Vice President, Financial Planning & Treasurer and other positions within accounting, financial planning and analysis, treasury and investor relations.
Len Kennedy Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Mr. Kennedy joined Neustar in May 2013 as Senior Vice President and General Counsel. He oversees Neustar’s legal and external affairs efforts, including public policy and government relations. He has more than 30 years of experience advising clients and the federal government on telecommunications and media law, regulatory strategy and policy, and investment matters affecting wireless, wired, and Internet communications services and networks.
Mr. Kennedy comes to Neustar from the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, where he served as Associate Director and General Counsel and, most recently, as Senior Advisor to the Director. Prior to serving in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, he served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Nextel Communications. He oversaw the legal and regulatory completion of Nextel’s merger with Sprint, becoming General Counsel, Corporate Strategy and Chief Government Affairs Officer of the combined Sprint Nextel. He was previously a partner at the law firm Dow, Lohnes & Albertson PLLC, and he served at the Federal Communications Commission for 10 years from 1980 to 1991.
Steve J. Edwards Senior Vice President, Data Solutions
Mr. Edwards is Senior Vice President of Data Solutions, the department that oversees Neustar’s complex data exchanges and the services that rely on them. In this role, he defines overall strategy, driving innovation through the introduction of new services and solutions to address client and market opportunities. Services overseen by Mr. Edwards include local number portability, order management, and caller ID services as well as domain name registries and Neustar’s online threat intelligence solutions.
Prior to this role, he served as Senior Vice President for Carrier Services; specifically overseeing North America carrier sales, management of services and solutions, marketing and channel partnerships for the Service Provider market.
Prior to joining Neustar, Mr. Edwards was Chief Operating Officer at Regenesis Power LLC. Earlier in his career, he served as Chief Marketing Officer for Sonus Networks Inc.; Vice President of indirect sales and channel development at AT&T Business Services; and President of BT Visual Images.
Rob Gatto Senior Vice President of Sales
Mr. Gatto is the senior vice president of Sales, overseeing all strategic sales and channel initiatives for Neustar.
Rob brings more than 25 years of experience in the technology industry, managing marketing, sales, distribution channels and new market development. Before ascending to run the Sales organization, he served as Neustar’s Senior Vice President of Media and Advertising, overseeing the company’s efforts in media and advertising spanning agencies, ad technology and lead generation companies. Prior to joining Neustar, he served as President of media analytics firm Aggregate Knowledge, which was acquired by Neustar in October 2013. He has also held various executive positions with companies like PointRoll, ShopLocal, Hyperion Solutions and SPSS Inc.
Mr. Gatto received a Bachelor of Sciences from Northern Illinois University.
Steven L. Chudleigh Senior Vice President, Data Strategy
Mr. Chudleigh serves as the Senior Vice President of Data Strategy and is responsible for maximizing Neustar’s data strategy. His team manages all of Neustar’s data assets to support the underlying requirements of all current and future company solutions.
Previously, as Neustar Vice President of Data Strategy and Acquisition, Mr. Chudleigh was responsible for setting the data strategy for the Information Services business unit and oversaw data acquisition efforts and teams.
Prior to this, Mr. Chudleigh served as Chief Information Officer for Amacai Information Corporation — a wholly owned subsidiary of TARGUSinfo — and was responsible for engineering, infrastructure, data capture and product management throughout his ten-year tenure. Mr. Chudleigh also held previous executive management positions with The Polk Company, Infonational Corporation, Equifax Consumer Information Services, Inc., Infonational, LLC and Clearview Scanning, Inc.
Mr. Chudleigh holds a B.A. in International Relations from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.
Ted Prince Senior Vice President, Corporate Development
As Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, Mr. Prince oversees Neustar’s strategy and execution for corporate development and the management of strategic relationships, as Neustar transforms into an Information Services company. In this role, Mr. Prince leads all facets of acquisitions and drives partnership initiatives in key growth areas. Prince also sits on the Operating Committee of the company.
For the previous two years, Mr. Prince held a dual role of Senior Vice President for both Corporate Development and Information Services as the company sought a dedicated Information Services leader. Mr. Prince and his team played a critical role in building Neustar’s marketing services and security services businesses and transforming Neustar into an Information Services company. He also led building out the bench strength through both strategic acquisitions and cultivating internal talent.
Additionally since joining Neustar in 2012, Mr. Prince has been responsible for managing Neustar’s Media group, expanding strategic partnerships and new media businesses in the information and analytics space, as well as expanding upon Neustar’s UltraViolet™ initiative. Mr. Prince brings more than a decade of diverse experience in building global businesses and boasts a proven track record in growing digital businesses and managing new technologies.
Prior to joining Neustar, Mr. Prince was Chief Operating Officer, Global Media, and President, National Geographic Ventures from 2003-2012 where he led the company’s digital media businesses and new initiatives, including strategy, content, marketing, technology, distribution and partnerships. In addition, he also directed its corporate development.
Before joining National Geographic Ventures, Mr. Prince served as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development at AOL Broadband from 2002-2003, and Senior Vice President, Business Development for AOL from 1999-2002. In both positions, Mr. Prince managed and negotiated business-to-business partnerships.
Mr. Prince holds a J.D. from Duke University School of Law, an M.A. in Natural Resource Economics and Policy from Duke University School of Environment and a B.A. in History from Yale University. He also serves on the board of directors for Duke Nicholas School of Environment, and is on the board of advisors for Watch Mojo of Washington DC, and Personal, Inc.
Lisa Joy Rosner CMO
Lisa Joy is responsible for leading corporate and brand marketing across Neustar’s entire product and services portfolio. She has more than two decades of experience in building and transforming enterprise software brands, creating rapid revenue growth and initiating high-value partnerships in the Data, Analytics, E-Commerce, Personalization, Social Business and Cloud markets.
Prior to joining Neustar, Ms. Rosner led the brand transformation for display, email and web personalization provider MyBuys, where earlier in her career she had served as its Vice President of Marketing - launching the company, defining the category “personalized product recommendations,” and growing the organization to be the market share leader. She recently served as CMO at social intelligence company NetBase, where she re-positioned and re-launched the brand and brought new products to market that were commissioned by five of the top 10 CPG companies, including Coca-Cola and Kraft. In addition, Ms. Rosner mobilized global partnerships with SAP and J. D. Power & Associates and grew bookings 300 percent year over year. During her tenure as Vice President of Worldwide Marketing at BroadVision Inc., she oversaw transformation of the global brand and messaging, led a team to launch four new product lines and as a result was a catalyst in growing the stock 1200 percent. Ms. Rosner also held marketing positions at Brio Technology, DecisionPoint, SGI and Oracle.
An award-winning and patent-pending CMO, Ms. Rosner was named a 2013 “Silicon Valley Woman of Influence” and “B2B Marketer of the Year”. She has won OMMA and Silver Anvil awards for integrated marketing campaigns in 2012 and was named a 2011“Great Mind” by the Advertising Research Foundation. Lisa Joy has been a guest lecturer at the Hass School of Business, Stanford and Tuck School of Business.
Ms. Rosner currently sits on the marketing advisory boards of The Big Flip and PLAE Shoes. Previously, she served on the marketing advisory board of the Silicon Valley Red Cross, the content committees of Shop.org, the AMA and Benchmark. Lisa Joy graduated summa cum laude and phi beta kappa with a BA in English Literature from the University of Maryland.
Christine Brennan Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Ms. Brennan is the Senior Vice President of Human Resources. She oversees all human resource programs including talent management and acquisition, education and development, employee engagement and compensation and benefits.
Prior to joining Neustar, Ms. Brennan was Senior Vice President, Worldwide Human Resources at Verisign, an Internet infrastructure company. Additionally, she has served as the Head of Group Human Resources for the Bank of Ireland, based in Dublin, where she worked with the Board to appoint a new CEO and implemented a talent management agenda with a focus on strategic external recruitment and internal development.
She also served as the Human Resources Director for Barclays PLC's Global Retail and Commercial Banking (GRCB) business, based in London, where she was responsible for all aspects of the human resources strategy and execution in support of the Barclays’ global expansion.
Ms. Brennan has held senior management positions at AT&T, British Telecommunications and Computer Sciences Corporation. Ms. Brennan received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Maryland.
Brian Foster Senior Vice President, Information Services
Mr. Foster is the Senior Vice President of Product Information Services, managing the complete lifecycle of Neustar’s Information Services products. In this role he drives the overall roadmap for Neustar’s products and ensures the products and services continue to exceed the needs of customers.
Mr. Foster brings nearly 30 years of successful technology management experience to Neustar. Previously, he served as Chief Technology Officer for Damballa, where he was responsible for advanced research, product strategy, and engineering for this private company that discovers hidden and advanced threats running in enterprises and Internet service providers. Before Damballa, he served as Senior Vice President of Product Management for McAfee/Intel, where he directed the strategy and development of McAfee’s complete portfolio of security solutions. Mr. Foster was part of the management team that sold McAfee to Intel in 2011. Prior to joining McAfee, he spent 21 years working at Symantec in various technology management roles, the last as Vice President, Product Management, responsible for Symantec’s enterprise antivirus product line.
Mr. Foster earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and has attended the Executive Program in Management at the University of California, Los Angeles.