Consonus Technologies, which has filed plans to go public, has hired John Roger as its chief operating officer.

Roger’s most recent position was as COO at VilCom, a media company based in Chapel Hill. He worked at General Electric for 21 years before joining VilCom.

Consonus was formed in January through the merger of Cary-based Strategic Technologies and Utah-based Consonus. The firm filed plans in April for a $57.5 million public offering.

Roger is a graduate of Penn State University.