Atlanta, Georgia – (The Hosting News) – April 16, 2007 – Internet performance network services company, Internap Network Services Corporation, has appointed corporate governance and securities law veteran, Richard P. Dobb, as its new Vice President and General Counsel.
Dobb will be responsible for all legal matters and guide the development of policies and procedures to ensure the integrity of Internap’s business practices. Mr. Dobb has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property law, public securities and commercial law. Mr. Dobb comes to Internap after serving as Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary for S1 Corporation. In that role, he was responsible for the legal support of over twenty subsidiaries with offices in sixteen countries, and led the company’s legal affairs ranging from compliance and risk management to international operations and real estate.
Prior to joining S1, Mr. Dobb was Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of eShare Communications, Inc., a global provider of web-based customer care software solutions. During his four years with eShare, Mr. Dobb was responsible for legal matters for the company’s offices in six countries and was instrumental in providing counsel for the 1999 acquisition by Melita Corporation.
Other previous management experience include legal positions with Digital Equipment Corporation, which is now part of Hewlett Packard Corporation, The Georgia Institute of Technology, and the corporate finance practice at King and Spalding. Mr. Dobb holds a B.A. from Rutgers University and is a graduate of the Emory University School of Law.
James P. DeBlasio, Chief Executive Officer for Internap remarked, ”Our goal is to take Internap to the next level of performance, having the best leadership in place is a key element in success. We’re delighted to have Richard on board.”
Mr. Dobb added, ”Internap is moving full speed ahead in creating solutions for businesses at the intersection of technology and digital content — from traditional brick-and mortar to emerging companies with access to entertainment, music and services. I’m excited about the opportunities ahead as Internap continues to pioneer this space.”
Internap is an intelligent route control solution, developed to provide reliability, performance and security to the Internet, as well as a global integrated content delivery service, designed to enable businesses to stream digital media over the Internet. The company provides patented and patent-pending technologies that address the inherent weaknesses of the Internet, to enable enterprises to deploy business-critical applications such as e-commerce, VoIP, and audio/video across IP networks. The company provides additional solutions, including video and audio streaming, advertising placement, reporting and analysis, live event broadcasting, media asset management, integrated web hosting and consulting services. Internap currently serves more than 3,000 customers throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
To learn more about Internap, please visit: www.internap.com.