Management Team

DavidHagan
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
David Hagan

As Boingo’s CEO since 2004, David Hagan has been instrumental in setting the company’s strategic course and growing it from a small startup to a public company with global impact. He is responsible for the company’s vision and strategic direction. He joined Boingo as President in 2001. Before joining Boingo, Dave served as Chief Executive Officer for FirstSource Corp., President and Chief Operating Officer of Ticketmaster Online CitySearch and Division President for Sprint Canada. Dave has over 25 years experience in senior management roles in the Internet and telecommunications industries in the United States and Canada. He holds an MBA from Baker University as well as a BS from the University of Kansas. He is chairman of the Consumer Technology Association’s 2017 Executive Board. He also served as Division Vice Chair and Chair for the CTA Wireless Division.

PeterHovenier
Chief Financial Officer
Peter Hovenier

Peter Hovenier has asdfasdf served as Boingo’s Chief Financial Officer since November 2012. He served as the company’s Senior Vice President Finance from June 2007 to November 2012, and as Vice President Finance and Administration from June 2002 to June 2007. Prior to joining Boingo, Pete was Vice President Finance and Administration of Frontera Corporation, an application service provider. Prior to Frontera, he held financial management positions with GeoCities, a web-hosting service; MGM Studios, a media company; and Wyndham Hotels Corporation, a hospitality company. In 1995, Pete became a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Washington. He received a B.A. in accounting from Western Washington University.

DerekPeterson
Chief Technology Officer
Derek Peterson

Derek is responsible for building and operating Boingo’s core technologies and systems, including web applications, client software, networks, authentication, billing, business intelligence and IT infrastructure. Derek holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, an MA in Education and Technology from the American Intercontinental University, and a Doctorate of Computer Science with a focus on Enterprise Information Systems from Colorado Technical University. He is an adjunct professor for Colorado Technical University and an editor for the International Journal of Strategic Information Technology and Applications.

DawnCallahan
Chief Marketing Officer
Dawn Callahan

Dawn is responsible for Boingo’s consumer-driven revenue generation streams as well as marketing, branding, communications, and public relations for the company. She is part of the leadership team that took Boingo from start-up to a global leader in Wi-Fi and DAS, including its IPO. In 2016, CableFax named Dawn one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Cable. Prior to joining Boingo, Dawn spent 10 years with Time Warner Cable, where she was Vice President of Marketing for the Southern California region. During her tenure at Time Warner, she was named “Woman of the Year” by Women In Cable and Telecommunications (WICT) and was a Betsy Magness Leadership Institute Fellow in 2004-05. Dawn holds a BA in Sociology from Washington State University and an MBA in Entrepreneurship from Concordia University.

TomTracey
Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations
Tom Tracey

Tom came to Boingo with more than 20 years of experience in the high-growth subscriber-based video and Internet service industry. At Boingo, Tom leads Product, Customer Experience, Account Management, Strategic Sourcing, Program Management and Project Management. Before joining Boingo, Tom served as President and Chief Operating Officer of MDU Communications, as Vice President of Broadband Services at national Internet service provider, EarthLink. Tom also led and managed the Cable Product Management Team in successfully developing and launching the EarthLink Broadband Service over Time Warner Cable systems. Additionally, he was responsible for leading EarthLink’s Next Generation Broadband Team in developing and managing fixed wireless and broadband over power lines services. Prior to joining EarthLink, Tom held a number of executive and management roles in a number of successful startups, including the launch of DIRECTV in the U.S. and South America. Tom holds a BS from San Diego State and an MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA.

Management Team

DavidHagan

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

David Hagan

As Boingo’s CEO since 2004, David Hagan has been instrumental in setting the company’s strategic course and growing it from a small startup to a public company with global impact. He is responsible for the company’s vision and strategic direction. He joined Boingo as President in 2001. Before joining Boingo, Dave served as Chief Executive Officer for FirstSource Corp., President and Chief Operating Officer of Ticketmaster Online CitySearch and Division President for Sprint Canada. Dave has over 25 years experience in senior management roles in the Internet and telecommunications industries in the United States and Canada. He holds an MBA from Baker University as well as a BS from the University of Kansas. He is chairman of the Consumer Technology Association’s 2017 Executive Board. He also served as Division Vice Chair and Chair for the CTA Wireless Division.

PeterHovenier

Chief Financial Officer

Peter Hovenier

Peter Hovenier has served as Boingo’s Chief Financial Officer since November 2012. He served as the company’s Senior Vice President Finance from June 2007 to November 2012, and as Vice President Finance and Administration from June 2002 to June 2007. Prior to joining Boingo, Pete was Vice President Finance and Administration of Frontera Corporation, an application service provider. Prior to Frontera, he held financial management positions with GeoCities, a web-hosting service; MGM Studios, a media company; and Wyndham Hotels Corporation, a hospitality company. In 1995, Pete became a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Washington. He received a B.A. in accounting from Western Washington University.

DerekPeterson

Chief Technology Officer

Derek Peterson

Derek is responsible for building and operating Boingo’s core technologies and systems, including web applications, client software, networks, authentication, billing, business intelligence and IT infrastructure. Derek holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, an MA in Education and Technology from the American Intercontinental University, and a Doctorate of Computer Science with a focus on Enterprise Information Systems from Colorado Technical University. He is an adjunct professor for Colorado Technical University and an editor for the International Journal of Strategic Information Technology and Applications.

DawnCallahan

Chief Marketing Officer

Dawn Callahan

Dawn is responsible for Boingo’s consumer-driven revenue generation streams as well as marketing, branding, communications, and public relations for the company. She is part of the leadership team that took Boingo from start-up to a global leader in Wi-Fi and DAS, including its IPO. In 2016, CableFax named Dawn one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Cable. Prior to joining Boingo, Dawn spent 10 years with Time Warner Cable, where she was Vice President of Marketing for the Southern California region. During her tenure at Time Warner, she was named “Woman of the Year” by Women In Cable and Telecommunications (WICT) and was a Betsy Magness Leadership Institute Fellow in 2004-05. Dawn holds a BA in Sociology from Washington State University and an MBA in Entrepreneurship from Concordia University.

TomTracey

Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations

Tom Tracey

Tom came to Boingo with more than 20 years of experience in the high-growth subscriber-based video and Internet service industry. At Boingo, Tom leads Product, Customer Experience, Account Management, Strategic Sourcing, Program Management and Project Management. Before joining Boingo, Tom served as President and Chief Operating Officer of MDU Communications, as Vice President of Broadband Services at national Internet service provider, EarthLink. Tom also led and managed the Cable Product Management Team in successfully developing and launching the EarthLink Broadband Service over Time Warner Cable systems. Additionally, he was responsible for leading EarthLink’s Next Generation Broadband Team in developing and managing fixed wireless and broadband over power lines services. Prior to joining EarthLink, Tom held a number of executive and management roles in a number of successful startups, including the launch of DIRECTV in the U.S. and South America. Tom holds a BS from San Diego State and an MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA.

Senior Vice President of Human Resources

Bethany Ellis

Bethany is responsible for leading strategic people initiatives, including organizational and leadership development, talent assessment and recruiting, training, performance management, benefits, compensation strategy and employee engagement. Prior to joining Boingo in 2013, Bethany was the Chief People Officer for NBCUniversal Digital. She joined Fandango in 2005 when it was privately held and she was a key member of the acquisition team in the sale of Fandango to Comcast Interactive Media. During her tenure at Fandango, the company won awards for “Best Places to Work” from Employers Group and LA Business Journal. Prior to this, Bethany headed up HR for the Screen Actors Guild. She is SPHR certified and received her BA from Bennington College in Vermont.