WASHINGTON, DC — November 17, 2014 —
BSA | The Software Alliance today announced the appointment of Nathan Naylor as Vice President for Global Communications. Starting immediately, he will oversee BSA’s worldwide communications strategy, messaging and related activities.
“I am very pleased to have Nathan join our senior leadership team,” said BSA President and CEO Victoria Espinel. “He brings a wealth of experience in government and the private sector, which will be a great asset to our industry as we tell the story of the vital role software plays in the 21st century economy and in people’s daily lives.”
Naylor comes to BSA from the Obama Administration, where he served in senior communications and public affairs roles at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Department of Veterans Affairs.
In the private sector, Naylor started a firm, WebSoapbox, Inc., which became the gold standard during the 2004 and 2008 elections for providing WiFi and Voice-over-Internet services to political candidates and the traveling press corps. He also was an associate at Booz Allen Hamilton, where he developed and led implementation of communications strategies for the Department of Homeland Security’s National Cyber Security Division.
Previously, Naylor served as communications director for Senator Harry Reid and as assistant press secretary to Vice President Al Gore.