John Faulkner joined Hostway in August 2016 with over 25 years of technology finance experience. Prior to joining Hostway, he served as CFO for PeopleAdmin, Inc., a provider of SaaS-based talent management solutions to educational institutions. He also served as CFO of Layered Technologies, Inc, (acquired by Datapipe) and as vice president of finance for Level3 and Broadwing, prior to its acquisition by Level3. His experience across these roles includes multiple acquisitions, financing transactions, strategic cost reduction programs, and system implementations as well as responsibility for finance, accounting, human resources, and legal functions.
He began his career in Austin, Texas with Ernst & Young and has held finance leadership positions in several other companies, including Dell, where he worked in their treasury group in both the US and UK.
Faulkner earned his BBA from Texas Tech University and subsequently earned his CPA and CMA. He resides in Austin, Texas with his wife.