MEET KENNETH KULAGA, MBA, CTP
Ken is a senior financial and operational executive with more than 30 years of experience in translating business issues into risk mitigating actions by building internal controls, implementing corporate business strategies, and optimizing profitability options. Most recently, consulting Chief Financial Officer CliftonLarsenAllen for 3 Start Ups (Electric Vehicle, Distributor of Selenite products and technologies and Construction company) Ken previously worked as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administration Officer for Networked Energy Services (NES). He was responsible for all of NES’ global finance functions and activities, mergers and acquisitions, investor relations, ERP, HR, and IT reporting. He was a member of the Board of Directors for both the audit/risk and finance committees.
Prior to NES, Ken served as Vice President of Finance/Chief of Staff CFO for GLOBALFOUNDRIES/Mubadala Development Company. His scope of duties consisted of developing and executing business plans for the financial planning and analysis organization, and leading the financial transformation within the firm that included establishing a world class finance team. Before this Ken worked as Director at ABM Industries. He was responsible for ABM’s corporate-wide strategy, planning, budgeting and forecasting processes. Ken worked closely with senior executives, both operational and finance, in developing and compiling an integrated planning process within the company. Ken’s prior position was CFO Consumer Electronics Division at Sirius Satellite Radio. His primary duties focused on enhancing financial reporting packages and analyzing marketing and retail/Ecommerce business alternatives for the division. He played a key financial role in driving productivity enhancements by developing metrics and implementing reporting to measure progress as well as recommend performance improvement measures. Ken began his career working in increasingly senior positions at Lucent Technologies/Avaya (formerly AT&T), eventually serving as Business Unit CFO for several platforms where he drove business performance and turn arounds Including a turn aound which improved profitability by over $1B. Ken also has served as Head of Global Financial Planning and Analysis and Business Performance.