Marathon Data Systems Names Shankar Jagannathan As Chief Operating Officer

Former EMC Corporation Executive Will Lead Marathon's Business Operations & Strategic Planning

WALL, N.J., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Marathon Data Systems is proud to welcome Shankar Jagannathan as Chief Operation Officer.  Mr. Jagannathan comes to Marathon from EMC, where he led Global Product Management for a significant portfolio of Cloud and Infrastructure Management products as Vice President of Products & Strategy for the Advanced Software Division.   As COO, Mr. Jagannathan will lead Marathon's business operations and spearhead all strategic initiatives related to corporate strategy, business and corporate, acquisitions and long-term financial planning.

"I'm extremely excited to have Shankar join our team," said Chris Sullens, Marathon Data Systems' President and CEO.  "Shankar will play a critical role for us as we take Marathon to the next level of growth with our aggressive investment in products, people, and process.  He brings a diverse set of operational and leadership skills, together with extensive expertise and a track record of success in scaling software businesses, managing acquisitions, and introducing new products to market."

"I'm thrilled to join Marathon Data Systems at such an exciting time for the company," said Shankar Jagannathan.  "Marathon has had great success to date and is making huge investments in next-generation products and scaling to be a much larger business.  I'm looking forward to partnering with Chris and his team to ensure those investments allow us to extend our leadership position in field service management, transportation and logistics space." 

Prior to EMC, Mr. Jagannathan was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company and a core member of its Hi-Tech Practice, leading engagements with technology companies, Venture Capital & Private Equity funds, primarily in the telecom and semiconductor sectors.  Prior to McKinsey, he was a Group Engineering Leader at a startup, working on advanced automation and electromagnetic systems. Mr. Jagannathan holds a Ph.D. in embedded systems & optimal control, and an MBA in Finance & International Business.

Marathon Data Systems

Voted as one of America's fastest growing companies by Inc. Magazine and one of the best places to work in New Jersey for the past three years, Marathon Data Systems provides a suite of SaaS software products and services designed to mitigate the key pain points that field service companies face in their day to day operations, including finding customers and converting leads, routing and technician management, collecting payment and managing the back-office. Marathon Data Systems also offers a suite of Lead Generation solutions designed for service businesses. For more information please visit

Media Contact: Michelle Tarantino, Marathon Data Systems, LLC, 800-762-0301,

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