We’re strengthening our bench and I’m pleased to announce that John Connolly has joined Blacksmith Applications in the role of Chief Financial Officer. John brings over 25 years of strong financial and operations experience to our leadership team. He has worked in both public and early stage high-growth technology companies and has a phenomenal track record assisting in the grow of emerging companies.
John comes to Blacksmith Applications having previously served as the Chief Financial Officer of Aquion Energy (a developer and manufacturer of energy storage systems) where he was responsible for all financial, legal and information technology areas. Prior to Aquion, John was the CFO at Protonex Technology Corporation and served on their Board of Directors as well. John’s experience includes holding the Chief Financial Officer role at geoVue, Robotic Vision Systems and Aspect Software (formerly Davox Corporation) and key financial and operational management positions at IRIS Graphics and Instrumentation Laboratory. John received his undergraduate degree from Bentley University and MBA from Babson College.
John’s passion is a perfect fit for our organization and he has made it quite clear that he is looking forward to collaborating with employees, customers and stakeholders. I am very excited to have John join Blacksmith Applications as we continue to scale the business.
Paul Wietecha | President & CEO