Kiran Rathod has been named Chief Technology Officer of Paragon Technology Group, a leading provider of strategic technology solutions for the public sector.
“We are thrilled to have Kiran join the Paragon executive team and take over our growing Data Analytics Practice,” said Paragon Technology Group President and CEO Scott Friedlander. “Kiran’s depth of knowledge around the enterprise technologies that matter most to our government customers, like data management, cybersecurity, mobility and cloud computing, will be a tremendous advantage as we build Paragon for long-term growth.”
Rathod, who brings more than 22 years of extensive professional experience in information technology, will be responsible for the development and implementation of data management, data analytics, and emerging technologies at Paragon.
Prior to Paragon, Rathod spent 10 years at Lockheed Martin in several senior leadership positions focused on driving innovative IT solutions to federal customers. Rathod began his career in wireless telecommunications and held several senior technical and leadership positions with companies and agencies like NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Motorola, and AT&T Wireless.
“I was attracted to Paragon because of the opportunity to join a highly-credentialed leadership team whose vision and strategy are guiding and delivering operational excellence to its customers every day,” said Rathod. “I look forward to helping our customers tap into new technologies, like predictive analytics, to deliver a greater return on investment, improve performance and drive mission outcomes.”
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