Marathon Machines is located in Silicon Valley, California and Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
We are a startup appliance company,
taking cues from Tesla Motors, Apple, and Nest.

The Marathon Team

Glenn Reid

Founder & CEO

Glenn is an engineer and entrepreneur, and has created and launched many innovative products, including iMovie and iPhoto. Glenn worked closely with Steve Jobs to design and deliver breakthrough products, holds numerous technological patents and has founded five different startup companies.

Joe Wabiszewski

VP Engineering

Joe was our first recruit in Milwaukee, a Mechanical Engineer with experience in manufacturing, mechanical design, and supply chain management. Joe is an avid outdoorsman and an optimist. He already has risen to be the most enthusiastic person on the team.

Angelo Quagliata

VP Business Development

Angelo has a wealth of experience in account management and business development and has worked with Glenn twice before. He is working on growth and partnerships.

Steve Dussé

Electrical Engineering

Steve is an MIT-educated electrical engineer with a career in engineering management at Logitech, aerospace, RSA security, and everything in between. Steve can fix anything, design sophisticated electronics, and is a licensed electrician. He is now a contractor who always comes through when we need him.

We're Hiring!

Descriptions Coming Soon

We're looking for a few awesome people, on-site in our cool 100-year old factory building in Milwaukee: designers, photographers, channel support, tech support, assembly technicians....

email us your resume, portfolio, and a relevant cover letter -- no "dear prospective employer" letters, please -- and yes, on-site in Milwaukee.

Advisory Board

Sina Tamaddon

Sina was on the senior executive team at Apple for many years working with Steve Jobs. He was a Senior VP, but his business card just said "Office of the CEO".

Peter Gleason

Peter has a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford, specializing in product design. Peter was previously part of Monkey Wrench Design, a San Francisco-based consulting firm.

Larry Hitchcock

Larry is the CEO and Co-Founder of Socialeads, a Milwaukee-based AI company. Larry has extensive experience in industry, media, and always has a big vision and great insights.

Chris Kolbe

Chris is a veteran of the apparel and direct-to-consumer marketplace, was Brand President at Lucky Brand, Land's End, Kohl's, and Sonos.

Ron Walter

Ron was the co-founder of Calpine Energy, and is a 30-year veteran of the electrical power industry, having grown with Calpine since its inception in 1984. He brings a range of knowledge about all aspects of the power industry, energy management, and markets.

Matt Renner

Matt is currently Executive Director of the World Business Academy. Matt is passionate about energy, conservation, and stewardship for the planet.