John Hageman joined KFN in March of 2014 as Supervisor of Engineering. During his time at KFN he has held multiple positions before becoming the Vice President of Engineering and Operations in August 2023.
Before KFN, Hageman spent 13 years at Swiftel Communications, a small ILEC and wireless carrier, working his way up to Central Office Foreman. At Swiftel, he contributed to the Calix FTTH rollout, video headend, ethernet services, and DWDM transport projects.
After attending South Dakota State and graduating from Mitchell Technical Institute, Hageman spent two years at US West, now Lumen, as a Central Office Technician.
Outside of business, Hageman enjoys wood and metal working, hiking, and spending time with friends and family.