Marathon Laundry Machines is located in San Mateo, California. 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 high-profile software like iMovie and iPhoto. For many years Glenn worked closely with Steve Jobs to design and deliver breakthrough products. Glenn holds numerous patents for technological innovation and has founded five different startup companies.



Steve Dussé

VP 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, or speak at a board meeting, with equal aplomb. He leads our engineering efforts with skill and deep organizational skill.



Cirilo Cavalli

Research & Development

Cirilo is a Brazilian mechatronics engineer and strong manager who was most recently the head of Electrolux's R&D lab in North Carolina. He holds several patents related to fabric care technology and brings a wealth of industry experience and practical know-how to our team.



Giovanna Baffico

Design Director

Giovanna is a gifted visual thinker with a background in fashion design, color theory, textiles, and everything related to the clothing we wash in our machines. She brings her amazing work ethic, critical eye, and indomitable spirit to everything we do. And a few things we don't do.'



Lisa Summers

National Sales Director

Lisa comes to us from Kansas City, the "real world", as we think of it in Silicon Valley. She has a knack for people and situations and is a gifted sales person and negotiator.



Dr. Stephanie Shorter

Director of Communications

Stephanie has a PhD in Experimental Psychology from U Washington, and has built a career in understanding people and language, through behavior design, yoga therapy, data science, and relentless pursuit of excellence.



Shreeya Goel

Software Engineering

Shreeya comes to Silicon Valley via Philadelpha (Penn, Computer Science and Business) and Dubai. Shreeya has a beautiful sense of justice, design, and has a passion for making the world a better place, one Javascript routine at a time.



Kristina Schmidt

Finance Director

Kris brings years of experience handling the financial details for many business entities and is easily the most optimistic person ever.