Wall-based Marathon Data Systems announced today its appointment of Shankar Jagannathan as chief operating officer.
According to the announcement, 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 and strategy for the advanced software division. At Marathon Jagannathan will lead business operations and spearhead all strategic initiatives related to corporate strategy, business and corporate, acquisitions and long-term financial planning.
Prior to EMC, Jagannathan was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company and a core member of its hi-tech practice, leading engagements with technology companies, venture capital and private equity funds, primarily in the telecom and semiconductor sectors. He holds a Ph.D. in embedded systems & optimal control, and an MBA in Finance & International Business, the company said in a statement.