President Obama Takes Lisa Hook in Telecoms Body

President Barack Obama has appointed Lisa Hook, president and CEO of Neustar, a leading network solutions company, to the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC).

The NSTAC is a group of up to 30 industry CEOs from major telecommunications companies, network service providers, information technology, finance and aerospace companies. 

The NSTAC provides the President with critical, collaborative advice and expertise as well as reviews and recommendations regarding national security, cybersecurity and emergency preparedness. 

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The NSTAC’s goal is to develop recommendations to the President to assure vital telecommunications links through any event or crisis and to help the U.S. Government maintain a reliable, secure, and resilient national communications posture.

“I’m honored to have been selected to join the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee,” said Hook (pictured above).

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With more than 25 years of executive experience spanning the communications, media, and entertainment industries, Hook has held senior leadership positions at a number of companies, including president of AOL Broadband and AOL Anywhere; chief operating officer of Time Warner Telecommunications (a division of Time Warner, Inc.); and chief counsel of Viacom Cable. 

Early in her career, she served as a senior legal advisor at the Federal Communications Commission, revealed Neustar in a statement today, May 31.

Neustar, Inc. provides services that enable communication across networks, applications, and enterprises around the world.

RMN News

Rakesh Raman