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.



Lisa Summers

National Sales Director

Lisa is based in Kansas City and leads our direct sales effort in multi-tenant housing. She has a knack for people and situations and is a gifted salesperson and negotiator.



Emma Fitch

Design Director

Emma is our newest team member in Milwaukee, a very talented designer with a broad skill set including MIG welding and 3D CAD design. She is prolific, has an incredibly strong work ethic, and is basically badass.



Ericka Lewandowski

Director of Operations

Ericka has an MBA and tons of experience in finance and operations, including over a decade handling all aspects of finance for a very large commercial real estate developer.



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.



Amy Greenhalgh

Regional Sales Director

Amy is a native of Madison, Wisconsin and joins Marathon to drive Sales in any region but Wisconsin — the more tropical or European, the better.



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.



Amanda Daering



Amanda is CEO of Newance, a Milwaukee-based HR and recruiting firm, and a keen interpreter of human behavior and motivation.



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.



Matt Renner



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