Elemental Technologies names John Ewert CFO

May 30, 2014 07.30 Europe/London By Robert Briel

John EwertElemental Technologies has appointed John Ewert to the role of Chief Financial Officer.

With nearly 20 years of financial management and business partnering experience, Ewert will be responsible for the company’s global financial operations.

“John’s diverse background in senior financial management roles, combined with his dedication and integrity, will be fundamental to Elemental’s continued development,” said Sam Blackman, CEO and co-founder of Elemental.

“He has a proven track record of driving growth at successful companies, and I am looking forward to working with John to drive Elemental to the next level.”
Prior to joining Elemental, Ewert was VP of finance for Palo Alto Networks. Previously, he held various leadership roles at Oracle Corporation and Sun Microsystems, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. His diverse background includes time spent serving in the U.S. Army and earning an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley, with an emphasis in corporate finance and strategy.

“I am extremely excited to join the talented team at Elemental,” said Ewert. “The company has an impressive track record of technology innovation and I look forward to building the financial infrastructure to ensure long-term growth and success.”