MIAMI, Feb 08, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Terremark Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:TMRK), a leading global provider of managed IT infrastructure services, today announced the election of Melissa Hathaway to its Board of Directors. Having served in two Presidential administrations, Hathaway brings more than 20 years of high-level public and private-sector experience and is considered one of the leading experts on cyber security matters.
Hathaway is President of Hathaway Global Strategies, LLC and a Senior Advisor at Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center. Previously, she led the development of the Cyberspace Policy Review in her role as the Acting Senior Director for Cyberspace in the National Security Council of President Barack Obama's administration. Prior to that, Hathaway served as Cyber Coordination Executive and Director of the Joint Interagency Cyber Task Force in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence under President George W. Bush.
"During my time working in the Federal government, I became very impressed with Terremark's innovative solutions, its team of experts and its future prospects," said Hathaway. "In particular, I believe that providing security solutions as part of the cloud infrastructure is important to our future and Terremark is well positioned to lead industry with its services and world-class information security specialists."
Before working in the Obama and Bush administrations, Hathaway was a Principal with Booz Allen & Hamilton, Inc., where she led the information operations and long-range strategy and policy support business units. Her efforts at Booz Allen supported key offices within the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community, including the U.S. Southern Command, the U.S. Pacific Command, the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Net Assessment, the Central Intelligence Agency, the Defense Intelligence Agency and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
"When it comes to the security of America's digital infrastructure, Melissa Hathaway is at the forefront of the movement and has distinguished herself as one of our nation's most important leaders in the area," said Manuel D. Medina, Terremark's Chairman and CEO. "We are extremely proud to have her join our Board of Directors and I believe her extraordinary track record, innovative thinking and vast industry knowledge will make her an integral part of our Company's leadership as we continue to grow."
About Terremark Worldwide, Inc.
Terremark Worldwide (NASDAQ:TMRK) is a leading global provider of IT infrastructure services delivered on the industry's most robust and advanced technology platform. Leveraging data centers in the United States, Europe and Latin America with access to massive and diverse network connectivity, Terremark delivers government and enterprise customers a comprehensive suite of managed solutions including managed hosting, colocation, disaster recovery, security, data storage and cloud computing services. Terremark's Enterprise Cloud computing architecture delivers the agility, scale and economic benefits of cloud computing to mission-critical enterprise and Web 2.0 applications and its DigitalOps(R) service platform combines end-to-end systems management workflow with a comprehensive customer portal. More information about Terremark Worldwide can be found at http://www.terremark.com.
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