September 22, 2008

Jeffrey Feinberg Joins BBN Technologies As VP, Advanced Networking Systems

BBN Technologies, an advanced technology solutions firm, announced today that Jeffrey Feinberg has joined the company as Vice President, Advanced Networking Systems. Feinberg will lead a team of 70 scientists and engineers who implement BBN's leading edge research to develop networking systems for challenging environments and critical missions. The BBN unit Feinberg now leads is best known for expertise in wireless, ad hoc networks; satellite technology and security; and low power networks.

Feinberg brings nearly 20 years of experience in network technology management, including previous roles at BBN Technologies. As Executive Director at Verizon Federal Network Systems, Feinberg managed a staff of over 700 people worldwide focused on operating and enhancing mission critical network infrastructure for the DOD, DOE and Intelligence community. Feinberg had full P&L responsibility for the group and accomplished significant growth in his five year tenure. Prior to joining Federal Network Systems, Feinberg held Vice President level positions at Allegiance Telecom and Genuity, Inc. In both of these positions he was responsible for rolling out high capacity and remote access services and the associated financial results. Earlier in his career, Feinberg successfully managed large communications programs for BBN's government customers.

Tad Elmer, president and CEO, BBN Technologies, said, "Jeff is a seasoned executive with the right expertise, track record, and hands-on experience to lead this group of exceptional networking scientists and engineers."

Feinberg said "I have always admired the technical knowledge and entrepreneurial spirit at BBN, so I am excited about working with both my former colleagues and the new talent that is drawn to this organization. With all the resources here, this is an opportunity to do great things."

About BBN Technologies

BBN Technologies is a legendary R&D organization that creates technology and leverages the resulting intellectual property to produce advanced, repeatable solutions such as the Boomerang shooter detection system. With expertise spanning information security, speech and language processing, networking, distributed systems, and sensing and control systems, BBN scientists and engineers have amassed a substantial collection of innovations and patented solutions. BBN now employs approximately 700 people in seven locations in the US: Cambridge, Massachusetts (headquarters); Arlington, Virginia; Columbia, Maryland; Middletown, Rhode Island; San Diego, California; St. Louis Park, Minnesota; and O'Fallon, Illinois. For more information, visit