John Lambert, Chief Operating Officer
John Lambert, a Texas native, stepped into the role of Chief Operating Officer in March of 2018 after joining PS LIGHTWAVE as VP of Operations in 2017 following two and a half years as Vice President of Technical Operations for enTouch Systems, a Houston-based telephone and cable provider. While at enTouch, Mr. Lambert completed a successful network upgrade, which doubled network bandwidth capacity. In addition, he instituted internal procedures to improve the customer experience through faster installations and repairs.
Prior to enTouch, Mr. Lambert held the positions of Director of Field Operations and Director of Safety, Training, Fleet and Facilities at Grande Communications in Austin and San Marcos, Texas. During his 12 years of employment with Grande, he adopted new technology, implemented new technical training programs for staff and launched new products, all while managing the broadband services of two of the largest universities in Texas. While at Grande, Mr. Lambert was instrumental in winning the Greater Austin Business Award in the large business company category. Before joining Grande, Mr. Lambert served as a product engineer in support of deep fiber deployments for Marconi. Through his efforts, Marconi was able to land a multi-million-dollar contract with a leading telecommunications company.
Mr. Lambert volunteers with the Southeast Texas Damage Prevention Council. He takes great pride in his family. He and his wife of twenty-three years have five children and three grandchildren. Two of his children serve in the United States Military and one is an educator.