Former Lockheed Martin Technologist Kiran Rathod Joins Paragon Technology Group as Chief Technology Officer

  Former Lockheed Martin Technologist Kiran Rathod Joins Paragon Technology
                      Group as Chief Technology Officer

Takes Lead Building Paragon's Growing Data Analytics Practice

PR Newswire

VIENNA, Va., Feb. 14, 2013

VIENNA, Va., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Paragon Technology Group, a leading
provider of strategic technology solutions to the public sector, announced
today that Kiran Rathod has been named Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Rathod
will be responsible for the development and implementation of data management,
data analytics and emerging technologies in support of Paragon's objectives
and growth in the government and commercial markets.

Mr. Rathod brings more than 22 years of extensive professional experience in
information technology, in which he has delivered mission-critical federal and
commercial solutions managing large-scale corporate IT environments. Prior to
joining Paragon, Mr. Rathod spent 10 years at Lockheed Martin holding several
senior leadership positions focused on driving innovative IT solutions to
federal customers. His domain knowledge is in the areas of big data analytics,
mobility, cloud computing, ITIL v3, and IT strategy development. Mr. Rathod
began his career in wireless telecommunications, holding several senior
technical and leadership positions with companies and agencies such as NASA
Goddard Space Flight Center, Motorola and AT&T Wireless.

"We are thrilled to have Kiran join the Paragon executive team and take over
our growing Data Analytics Practice," said Scott Friedlander, president and
chief executive officer at Paragon Technology Group. "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

Mr. Rathod added, "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. 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."

About Paragon Technology Group
Founded in 1997, Paragon Technology Group provides IT solutions and
professional services to the public sector – and has been recognized as one of
the top 50 fastest growing companies in the Washington, D.C., Metro area.
Paragon delivers an extensive suite of services, including IT systems
engineering and application development, governance and PMO implementation and
support, business intelligence and data management, enterprise modernization,
and financial and quality management. Paragon offers particular expertise in
the areas of healthcare IT, logistics and supply chain management, and
homeland security. Paragon serves clients across the public spectrum, from the
Departments of Defense, Treasury, Homeland Security, Justice and Agriculture,
to federal healthcare agencies including NIH, CMS and FDA. Paragon is a CMMI
Level 2 Certified company. Paragon is headquartered in Vienna, Virginia. For
more information, visit

Paragon Technology Group Contact:
Brian Talbot
Vice President, Marketing
Phone: 703.462.6162

SOURCE Paragon Technology Group

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