John Marshall serves as chairman of the AirWatch Operating Board where he drives the company’s strategy and operations.
Marshall founded AirWatch in 2003 and the company achieved early success by managing ruggedized devices. In 2006, he recognized the increasing number of consumer devices entering the enterprise and quickly shifted the company’s focus to simplifying enterprise mobility. Under Marshall’s leadership, AirWatch has become the largest enterprise mobility management provider in the world, with customers that include the top four global Fortune companies. In February 2013, he secured one of the largest Series A funding rounds in history at $200 million.
He also formed the company’s Knowledge Management Group, launched international operations throughout Europe, and created software modules for transportation, load planning and global logistics.
Marshall is a board member on the Georgia Tech Information Security Center (GTISC) Industry Advisory Board. The Association of Telecom Professionals named Marshall the 2012 ATP of the Year, and the Georgia Institute of Technology inducted Marshall into the Council of Outstanding Young Engineering Alumni in 2013. Ernst & Young named Marshall Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 for Technology in the Southeast region.
Marshall received his bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.