Appointments


• President Obama has appointed Scott Charney to be a member of the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee.Charney works for Microsoft’s Trustworthy Computing Group as corporate vice president. He also worked for the Justice Department’s Criminal division as chief of the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property section. Charney served as deputy chief of the investigations bureau in Bronx County, N.Y., as well.


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• The president appointed Dick Costolo to be a member of the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. Costolo is the chief executive officer of Twitter and used to be the company’s chief operating officer. He co-founded FeedBurner, which Google acquired, and co-founded SpyOnIt.com before that.


• President Obama has appointed David DeWalt to be on the National Security and Telecommunications Advisory Committee. DeWalt is the current president of McAfee. Before that, he was president of software, sales and services at EMC, and president and chief executive officer of Documentum. He has also worked at Eventus Software, Quest Software, Segue and Oracle in executive positions.


• The president has decided to appoint Jamie Dos Santos to be on the National Security and Telecommunications Advisory Committee. Dos Santos currently serves as president and chief executive officer of Terremark Federal Group. Prior to that, she was the chief marketing officer for Terremark Worldwide Inc. She is on the AFCEA Intelligence Committee and the Informational Technology Sector Coordinating Council for the U.S. Protection of Critical Information Infrastructure.


• President Obama has appointed Lisa Hook to be a member of the National Security and Telecommunications Advisory Committee. Hook is the chief executive officer and president of Neustar Inc. She has also held positions at AOL, Time Warner and Viacom.