Former Infragistics’ VP Will Lead Marathon’s R&D and Technology Operations
Neptune, NJ (December 2, 2014) – Marathon Data Systems (www.marathondata.com), a leading provider of Software-as-a Service (SaaS) solutions for the field service and transportation and logistics industries, today announced the appointment of Bill Hazard as Vice President of Engineering. Hazard comes to Marathon from Infragistics , where he led the Research, Development and Quality Engineering teams. The former VP of Technology brings more than twenty years of experience in creating and managing software teams and solutions. As VP of Engineering at Marathon, Hazard will lead Marathon’s R&D and technology teams across all product lines.
“Adding a technology leader of Bill’s caliber to the Marathon Data Systems’ team during our continued and rapid growth is an opportunity we relish,” said Chris Sullens, Marathon Data Systems’ President and CEO. “Our plans to more than double in size over the next few years create both opportunities and challenges, and our dedication to bringing robust talent on board ensures our development and service levels scale effectively as the business continues to grow.”
“What the Marathon Data team has done to transform a niche pest control business into a leader in cloud-based-technology software shows the caliber of talent here,” said Hazard. “Big data, mobile and cloud-based technologies change at a staggering pace. Marathon helps businesses of all sizes harness these technologies to operate more effectively, and I look forward to lending my expertise to help expand on the sustained growth that drew me here.”
Prior to Infragisticis, Hazard was the Chief Technology Officer at Wireless Generation, an educational services and content company dedicated to using information in the classroom for improving education. In addition, he previously served as VP of Engineering at Register.com, as well as VP of Technology for Kaplan University. Hazard holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and is the co-founder of the NYC Chapter of the International Association of Software Architects.
About Marathon Data Systems:
Named one of America’s fastest growing companies by Inc. Magazine and one of the best places to work in New Jersey for the last four years (2011 – 2014), Marathon Data Systems is enabling companies in the field service and transportation and logistics industries to conquer the last mile of delivery through its intuitive, cloud-based business management platform, which provides operational intelligence and support to drive efficiency and solve the emerging needs of companies with a mobile workforce. Founded in 1984, Marathon is headquartered in Neptune, N.J. For more information, visit www.marathondata.com.
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