New head of Bloomberg Government named
Bloomberg Government announced Monday that Josh Eastright, formerly head of government affairs business and 17-year veteran of Bloomberg LP, has been named the new head of Bloomberg Government.
He succeeds Don Baptiste, who is moving to an opportunity outside of the Washington, D.C., area.
Eastright has been a member of Bloomberg Government’s executive leadership team since 2012. Last year marked a record-setting year for Bloomberg Government. The team introduced new and innovative business intelligence tools and more customized features that helped grow the business over 20 percent.
“I am very excited to embark on this new journey and capitalize on the extraordinary opportunities we have before us,” said Eastright in a statement. “Bloomberg Government’s position in the market and our incredible team has never been stronger. We will continue executing on our plan and creating innovative solutions for our clients.”
Bloomberg Government clients include government affairs and government contracting professionals, who business decisions through insights derived from analytical tools, data and content. Growing from its startup roots, Bloomberg Government has expanded its customer base among government affairs, government contractors, federal agencies and Congressional offices by providing a unique product that helps them make smarter decisions.
In his previous role, Eastright was responsible for Bloomberg Government’s product development, analyst research and commercial operations for government affairs professionals.