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Scott Deutchman to Join Neustar’s External Affairs Team as Vice President of Legal and External Affairs

Jun 23, 2011

 

Sterling, VA -- Neustar, Inc. (NYSE: NSR), a leader in Internet and telecommunications information and analysis, announced today that Scott Deutchman will join the company as Vice President of Legal and External Affairs. Mr. Deutchman comes to Neustar from the Executive Office of the President’s Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), where he serves as the Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Telecommunications.  In his new role at Neustar, he will focus on a variety of Internet, telecommunications and innovation-related issues.  Mr. Deutchman’s tenure at Neustar begins on July 5, and he will report directly to Executive Vice President of Legal and External Affairs, Scott Blake Harris.

“We are truly excited to welcome Scott – a leader in technology and telecommunications policy - to Neustar. Scott’s strategic strength, innovative spirit and competitive sense make him an outstanding addition to the Neustar team,” said Mr. Harris.

Mr. Deutchman was responsible for advising the nation’s first U.S. Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and other Administration officials on legal, policy and legislative matters involving telecommunications, innovation and technology policy.  On behalf of the CTO and the OSTP, he worked on administration initiatives involving spectrum, public safety, and broadband.

Prior to joining the OSTP, Mr. Deutchman served at the Federal Communications Commission as Acting Senior Legal Advisor on broadband policy to then-Acting Chairman Michael J. Copps between January 2009 and July 2009.  Mr. Deutchman joined Commissioner Copps’ office in April 2006 as Legal Advisor for competition and universal service issues. He previously worked for the law firm of Hogan Lovells and for LMG, a public affairs firm. He also served as a Democratic Counsel to the U.S. House Judiciary Committee.

Mr. Deutchman graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and has a Bachelor of Science, with honors, from Cornell University, School of Industrial and Labor Relations.

About Neustar, Inc.  
 Neustar, Inc. (NYSE: NSR) is a leading global provider of information and analysis to the Internet, telecommunications, entertainment, advertising and marketing industries. Neustar applies advanced and proprietary technologies to its data to provide market intelligence, analytics, supply chain management decision support, security and fraud prevention.