Nicolai Bezsonoff is the General Manager of Security Solutions at Neustar. He spearheads the company's industry-leading DDoS, DNS, and IP intelligence solutions, including its cybersecurity operations.
Previously, he was the co-founder and COO of .CO Internet, a successful Internet company based in Miami and Colombia, acquired in 2014 by Neustar. Under his tenure, .CO had incredible growth and became one of the most successful domain extensions in history, with more than 2.2 million domain names registered by people in 200 countries.
Originally from Colombia, Bezsonoff was previously a Director at Citigroup's Investment Bank in New York, overseeing a large global team.
Mr. Bezsonoff holds a degree in industrial engineering with honors from the University of Miami, as well as an MBA from Columbia University and London Business School. He is active in the startup community globally and is a mentor at Ashoka, Endeavor, and several other organizations.