HawkEye 360 appoints David Farnsworth as CFO

Herndon, VA-based HawkEye 360 Inc.announced on May 8 that David Farnsworth has been named HawkEye 360’s chief financial officer. Farnsworth brings years of experience as a technology and innovation leader in the defense industry. In his former role as the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for a business segment of a major U.S. defense contractor and industrial corporation, Farnsworth had oversight of the financial activities for the $6 billion business unit and is well-suited for this new position at HawkEye 360.

“HawkEye 360 is honored to have David join our team,” said John Serafini, chief executive officer, HawkEye 360. “His background in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions will be an asset to our company. Additionally, his financial savviness will be instrumental in implementing HawkEye 360’s future initiatives and ensuring the profitability of our endeavors.”

Farnsworth started at Raytheon in 1982 and worked his way up the company to become Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Integrated Defense Systems. Previously, he was the CFO for the Intelligence, Information and Services segment of Raytheon and worked at Raytheon Corporate headquarters, where he spearheaded several strategic company initiatives. In 2007, Farnsworth was appointed CFO for Raytheon Technical Services Company. Prior to that, he was vice president and deputy director of Integrated Communications Systems for Raytheon Network Centric Systems and CFO of the company’s former government and defense business.

“I am looking forward to this opportunity to learn and help HawkEye 360 as it continues on its successful journey,” said David Farnsworth.

Farnsworth holds a bachelor’s degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a master’s degree in business administration from Boston University.

Source: HawkEye 360