The Internet Association Hires New Communications Director
Washington, D.C. – The Internet Association, the trade association representing the leading global Internet companies, announced today that Noah Theran has joined the organization as Communications Director.
“As the unified voice of the internet economy, impactful communications is one of our most important functions,” said Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman. “We are pleased to have Noah on The Internet Association team to head up our communications program. He is a seasoned communicator with a proven track record of navigating challenging public policy issues, and his skills will be put to good use, as Internet companies look to engage the public and policymakers on issues important to our industry.”
Most recently, Theran was Communications Director at the Private Equity Growth Capital Council in Washington, D.C., where he helped the private equity industry rebut attacks from the 2012 presidential election and managed communications around comprehensive tax reform and regulatory issues. Prior to the PEGCC, Theran worked for Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications in Washington, where he developed and executed communications strategy for a diverse set of clients with broad reputation, image, and crisis management challenges. Theran moved to Washington from Boston, where he worked in real estate development.
Theran holds a bachelors degree from Cornell University.