Former EarthLink CIO Named President of Subsidiary
Movers and Shakers
By Meridith Levinson, CIO
Linda Beck, a one-time EarthLink CIO, was officially appointed president of EarthLink subsidiary New Edge Networks earlier this week. Beck had been serving as New Edge’s interim president since last August. She held that interim post while also serving as EarthLink’s EVP and general manager of its business solutions group. As the ISP’s EVP of operations, she was in charge of the company’s network operations’, software development, system administration, quality engineering and IT teams. She also served as EarthLink’s CIO and CTO.
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