PEMBROKE, Mass., July 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Congruity is pleased to announce that Mark Shirman has joined the company as chief operating officer. Mark will focus on scaling the business as the demand for Congruity's innovative services portfolio grows rapidly. He also sits on Congruity's Board of Directors.
"We are extremely pleased to add Mark Shirman to our team as the chief operating officer for Congruity," said Brian Davidson, managing partner of Congruity. "Mark adds unparalleled experience in the services industry as it relates to IT and will solidify our foundation as we transform the landscape of the traditional value added reseller. His invaluable experience with the M&A market will expedite Congruity's transformation into a cutting edge technology company that not only sells best of breed hardware but also offers a full suite of managed services, staff augmentation, and third party maintenance in the infrastructure space."
Mark brings over three decades of entrepreneurial experience in the IT service and software sector, most recently serving as CEO of RiverMeadow Software, a venture-backed startup that created a SaaS tool focused on cloud migration. He also served as founder & CEO of GlassHouse Technologies, where he built the company's leadership position in the infrastructure solutions space; GlassHouse represented over 800 professionals in 8 countries.
Before starting GlassHouse, Mark was executive vice president of corporate development and chief technology officer at Convergent Group, where he executed operational and marketing strategies that resulted in a successful public offering and the subsequent sale of the business to Sclumberger Corporation. Prior to Convergent Group, Mark was responsible for the worldwide eBusiness and CRM lines of business for Cambridge Technology Partners. Previously, Mark ran similar units for BSG/Alliance IT. In 1985, he successfully launched a new breed IT consulting company called Innovative Information Systems, Inc. (IISI), which focused on emerging technologies and application development. Mark acted as CEO of IISI until its sale to CDI Corporation in 1990, and then served as its president until 1995.
Congruity (www.congruity.com) is an IT services provider that specializes in comprehensive support and infrastructure solutions on a global scale. Established in March 2016 through the merger of Rockland IT Solutions and MSDI, Congruity provides a portfolio of solutions that enables end to end management of IT infrastructures for partners and customers. Congruity's innovative and cost-effective solutions are supported by highly qualified subject matter experts and a state-of-the-art, privately owned Data Center.