The tech veteran and former Verizon executive will lead the ratings firm’s technology organization. Also, Yvonne Bigbee is promoted to CTO.
Joseph R. Rostock is joining ComScore in the newly created role of chief information officer effective today. He will report to COO Cameron Meierhoefer and lead ComScore’s technology organization.
Rostock most recently was CTO of Inovalon Holdings, a position he held since 2013. Prior to joining Inovalon, he was the VP-chief technologist for The Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions.
Prior to these roles, Rostock, had a long career at Verizon Communications where he was a senior fellow, following a career that began as a software engineer in 1986. During his 25 years at Verizon, he progressed through a series of technical and management positions with increasing levels of responsibility, eventually overseeing the consolidation of wholesale and retail IT teams into a single organization supporting an $8 billion business unit and managed a workforce of 1,400 global software engineering professionals.
He received a Bachelor of Arts in telecommunications from Temple University and completed graduate studies in computer science at St. Joseph’s University.
In conjunction with Rostock’s appointment as CIO, it was announced that Yvonne Bigbee has been appointed CTO, a role she has held on an interim basis since July. Bigbee joined ComScore in 2001 and prior to her appointment as interim CTO was EVP, managing the company’s global software engineering staff.
Bigbee will report to Rostock and will oversee all technology development functions, managing the alignment of technology development with ComScore’s product and business teams.