John Lambert, a Texas native, joined Pure Speed Lightwave as VP of Operations in 2017 and stepped into the role of President in May of 2020. In his current role as President, Mr. Lambert oversees accounting and finance, HR, legal, sales, network engineering and operations, IT, field operations, and internal operations. Prior to joining Pure Speed Lightwave, Mr. Lambert spent two and a half years as Vice President of Technical Operations for enTouch Systems, a Houston-based telephone, cable, internet, and security provider. Primary focus on customer growth, retention, and service.
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 within the continental U.S.
Mr. Lambert was an active board member with the Southeast Texas Damage Prevention Council and the Damage Prevention Council of Texas. He takes great pride in his family. He has five children and twelve beautiful grandchildren.