Dun & Bradstreet, the global leader in commercial data, analytics and insights for businesses, announced that Tim Solms has been named General Manager, Government.

In his new role, Tim will leverage his extensive background in managing services and solutions designed for the public sector to elevate Dun & Bradstreet’s service to its government customers.  He will be based at its Reston, Virginia office.

“I am pleased to join Dun & Bradstreet at a pivotal time in its history, working with government at all levels, providing critical data and analytics in direct support to the government’s missions,” said Solms.  “There are enormous short- and long-term opportunities to provide value to government agencies and the companies, contractors and service providers with which they work.”

Tim joins Dun & Bradstreet from Cloudera, where he was Vice President & General Manager US Public Sector.  Prior to that, he was Forcepoint’s Senior Vice President & General Manager of Global Governments and President, Federal LLC.  He has more than 30 years’ experience working in the government space for companies including Juniper Networks, Microsoft and Dell, and started his career with 18 years in the U.S. Army, commanding and leading both ground and air units during peacetime and in combat.

“Tim has considerable strategic, operational and executional instincts and his knowledge and expertise will bring significant value to Dun & Bradstreet as we build on our long history of providing best in class data and analytics to local, state and the federal government,” said Dun & Bradstreet President Stephen C. Daffron.

Source:  Dun & Bradstreet Press Release