Geeknet Appoints New Executive Vice President
(The Hosting News) – Geeknet, Inc., the online network for the global geek community, today
announced that it has named Carol DiBattiste as Executive Vice
President, General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer. Her
responsibilities will also include managing the Company’s Human
Ms. DiBattiste has previously held a number of senior level private and
public sector positions. Most recently, she was Senior Vice President
— Privacy and Security at Reed Elsevier, Inc., the parent company of
LexisNexis. Prior to that, she was General Counsel and Chief Privacy
Officer at ChoicePoint, which was acquired by Reed Elsevier in 2008.
Her public service has included executive roles as Under Secretary of
the Air Force, Deputy Administrator at the Transportation Security
Administration, principal Deputy General Counsel of the Navy, Deputy
United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, and
Director of the Executive Office for United States Attorneys at the
Department of Justice. She also served on active duty in the Air Force.
“We are thrilled to welcome Carol to the executive team,” said Ken
Langone, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Geeknet. “I have had the
pleasure of working with Carol in the past and have first-hand
knowledge of her great talents and abilities. Carol’s breadth of
experience will be a great asset as we continue to execute against our
strategic initiatives to grow the business.”
About Geeknet, Inc.
Geeknet is the online network for the global geek community. Our sites
include SourceForge, Slashdot, ThinkGeek, and freshmeat. We serve an
audience of over 54 million users* each month and provide the
tech-obsessed with content, culture, connections, commerce, and all the
things that geeks crave. Want to learn more? Check out geek.net.
(*March 2011 Unique Visitors 54.3M. Source: Google Analytics and
Geeknet is a trademark of Geeknet, Inc. SourceForge, Slashdot,
ThinkGeek, and freshmeat are trademarks of Geeknet, Inc. in the United
States and other countries. All other trademarks or product names are
property of their respective owners.
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