National Geographic Global Media named Adam Sutherland as its new senior vice president for corporate strategy and business development. Sutherland will be responsible for forging strategic alliances and supporting National Geographic's various digital and television business ventures. He previously worked at National Public Radio, where he oversaw the strategic planning process.
SocialShield is adding Steve DeWarns as its chief safety officer. DeWarns is a 21-year law enforcement veteran with experience protecting against online child exploitation and aiding Internet safety. Officer DeWarns will oversee the company's efforts to deter cyberbullying, cyberstalking, and other online dangers. DeWarns is the founder of Internet Child Safety and also sits on the Consumer Advisory Board for McAfee, Inc. DeWarns also serves as a police officer in the San Francisco Bay Area.