Nominum names Gary Messiana CEO

Nominum, a provider of secure and intelligent DNS solutions,
announced the appointment of Gary Messiana as the company’s new chief executive

Messiana, a seasoned industry veteran who has led a number
of start-ups into high-growth markets, will oversee corporate strategy and all
operations as the company enhances its products to expand into new markets.

Messiana’s appointment marks the beginning of a new path for
customer relations and strategic partnerships for Nominum.  

“I am excited to join Nominum during such a high-growth
phase and to build upon our leadership within carrier and enterprise markets
globally,” said Gary Messiana, CEO of Nominum.

With our new management team, our new approachability and
the company’s industry leading products and services, we will continue our work
as the leading force shaping the new Internet. I am committed to ensuring our
customers recognize Nominum as the most customer-centric and
commercially-friendly company they do business with,” Messiana added.

Since 2008, Messiana has been an entrepreneur-in-residence
at Bessemer Venture Partners, one of Nominum’s investors, focused on evaluating
investment opportunities in the software and infrastructure-as-a-service

His background includes CEO positions with Netli and
Diligent Software. Under Messiana’s leadership, companies have innovated, grown
and competed successfully across multiple markets and geographies.

“As our technology evolves and we look to the future,
Gary is a perfect match for Nominum. Gary brings an extensive track record of
leadership and success in software and hosted service solutions. His customer
relationship skills, operational excellence and deep industry experience make
him an ideal CEO to manage our current growth,” said Paul Mockapetris,
chairman and chief scientist at Nominum.

Nominum announced

partnership today with the KISA whereby they will have access to its Vantio Intelligent
DNS system and Vantio MDR (Malicious Domain Redirection) policy module for a
variety of security offerings including DNSSEC validation.

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