BOSTON and DENVER, June 29th, 2018: MachineShop, the Edge Computing Company, today announced the appointment of Tony Hillerson as Vice President of Engineering and Product Development. Hillerson joins MachineShop from Verizon Location Services/Mapquest and will run the product development team based in Denver.
In this newly created role, Hillerson will accelerate execution of the company’s mission of enabling ‘Brilliantly Simple Edge Computing’ by expanding the scope and scale of its EdgeIQ(™) software platform. EdgeIQ is helping organizations manage high volumes of edge devices, their data and orchestrating computing resources and workflows between the edge and the cloud.
Hillerson joins the organization with an impressive 20 years of engineering management, architecture and software development experience. Prior to MachineShop, Hillerson served as the technical manager for both the IoT platform and SDKs and Integrations team at Verizon Location Services and MapQuest. Before Verizon, Hillerson was Director of Engineering at Tack Mobile, a mobile design and development company, where he oversaw and directed the engineering team.
“Adding Tony to our leadership and product teams will help ensure that we can extend our market leadership while meeting the needs our growing customer base and partner ecosystem,” said MachineShop CEO Michael Campbell. "He brings the perfect mix of hands on software development expertise and large scale engineering and product development.”
“I am thrilled to be part of the MachineShop team at this exciting time, and to help guide the vision and execution of the powerful Edge IQ software platform.” Said Hillerson. “It’s a privilege to participate in a market segment that is and will be so important for thousands of organizations for years to come.”
About MachineShop: MachineShop is the Edge Computing Company and provider of the EdgeIQTM software platform for Edge Device and Data Management and Edge to Cloud Orchestration. MachineShop delivers brilliantly simple edge computing solutions to the hyper-connected and highly distributed world. EdgeIQTM itself is a distributed and lightweight API-centric platform that serves connected product OEMs, enterprises and ISVs worldwide. Founded in 2012, MachineShop is headquartered in Boston with offices in Denver and distribution and implementation partners worldwide. More information can be found at www.machineshop.io