As chief accounting officer and vice president of finance, John Roiko is responsible for the strategy and execution of NI’s worldwide finance operations. He formulates the company's strategy regarding financial planning and reporting, foreign exchange hedging, acquisition analysis and integration, corporate taxation, manufacturing support, SEC and SOX compliance, and company-wide financial systems support.
Roiko has played a key role in transforming the financial organization across the globe to support the growing complexity of NI system-level business. NI has more than quadrupled revenue since Roiko joined the company, and he has successfully transitioned the finance department to support this growth while consistently meeting its number one financial goal of timely and accurate financial planning and reporting.
Roiko helped execute on the expansion of the company’s planning and manufacturing operations in Europe and Asia and established a treasury department that increased the company’s return on investment while reducing foreign exchange exposure. Roiko also managed the establishment of Finance Shared Service Centers in Costa Rica, Hungary, and Penang, which improved the company’s worldwide financial planning and analysis. He also supports the investor relations team and manages the company’s worldwide facilities.
Prior to working at NI, Roiko served as a controller for the defense division at Honeywell before moving to Emerson Process Management as North America accounting manager. He then pursued startup opportunities for a few companies in Austin before joining NI in 1998 as worldwide corporate controller. Roiko was appointed vice president of finance in 2008, and most recently chief accounting officer.
Roiko serves on the advisory board for the Salvation Army and has enjoyed volunteering as a youth baseball coach and mentor for his church youth groups. He holds a bachelor’s degree in finance with a minor in accounting from St. Cloud State University and a master’s degree in business administration from Minnesota State University.