We Make Business Processes Intelligent

Digitize Your Business 10x Faster at One-Tenth the Cost

We digitize your business 10x faster at one-tenth the cost of other enterprise software solutions. Our AI-powered software platform automates business processes with pre-configured applications, and our experts work with you to create custom solutions that transform your organization. Digitize your business for breakthrough cost-savings & business growth in hours and days, not weeks and months.

Our founders and team include industry experts with deep understanding of the challenges that teams and organizations face in today’s disruptive world. For over 25 years, we have provided thought leadership in the fields of strategy, manufacturing, innovation, business process automation, change management, and technology. We help you drive breakthrough innovation at the intersection of emerging technology, collaborative team and organizational processes, and human-centered experience design.

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Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch
Co-Founder & CEO

Michael is a creative and successful executive with extensive leadership experience in delivering innovative collaboration products and building global businesses. Prior to founding Praxie, Michael led the Internet of Things business at SAP. He joined SAP as part of the acquisition of Right Hemisphere Inc., where he held the position of CEO. During his tenure, he transformed a small tools provider for graphics professionals to the global leader in Visualization software for Global 1,000 manufacturers. He closed multiple rounds of venture financing with Sequoia Capital, Sutter Hill Ventures, SAP Ventures, NVIDIA, and others. Michael led the company to a successful acquisition by SAP. Previously, he was the VP in charge of creative product development at 7th Level where he helped grow the company from 20 employees to IPO. At 7th Level, he led the production of over thirty award winning Internet, education and entertainment software products for Disney, Real Networks, IBM, Microsoft and Sony. Prior to working in Technology, Michael was a successful actor/singer/dancer on Broadway where he starred in Fiddler on the Roof, Jerome Robbin’s Broadway and Les Miserables. Michael also starred on Television’s General Hospital and more. Michael attended the Manhattan School of Music where he studied Opera.


George Earle
Chief Growth Officer

George has spent the last 25+ years leading technology product and consulting businesses for the benefit of enterprise customers who are transforming their energy, construction, manufacturing, defense, and aerospace markets into sustainable, lean, and digital modern businesses. This includes business modeling, value engineering, devising global markets, and designing global enterprise consulting services. Additionally, as an engineering and commercial executive, he led modernizations at Northrop Grumman F35, Sikorsky helicopter, Chrysler, Caterpillar, Boeing, Saab, DOE SPR, and numerous other manufacturing processes into digital manufacturing. He has partnered with client success teams to deliver to over 250+ global industrial, aerospace, and consumer manufacturers, finance/ insurance/ banking and distribution and logistics companies, helping them increase product speed to market, revenue, market share, customer experience, and manufacturing excellence.

Soren Kaplan

Soren Kaplan
Co-Founder & Chief Evangelist

Soren has been recognized by the Thinkers50 as one of the world’s top thought leaders in business strategy and innovation. In 2020, Business Insider named him as one of the world’s top “Consulting Power Players” shaping the future of the business consulting industry. Soren is also The Wall Street Journal bestselling and award winning author of Leapfrogging and The Invisible Advantage, an Affiliate at the Center for Effective Organizations at USC’s Marshall School of Business, a writer for Fast Company and Inc. Magazine, and a globally recognized keynote speaker. As a leading expert in disruptive innovation, organizational transformation, and scalable business models, he has worked with Disney, NBCUniversal, Kimberly-Clark, Colgate-Palmolive, Hershey, Red Bull, 3M, Medtronic, Roche, Philips, Cisco, Visa, Ascension Health, CSAA Insurance Group, the American Nurses Association, PwC, Accenture, Mercer and numerous others. Soren previously led the internal strategy and innovation group at Hewlett-Packard (HP) and was a co-founder of iCohere, one of the first web collaboration platforms for online learning. He has been quoted, published, and interviewed by Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, Inc., Forbes, CNBC, National Public Radio, the American Management Association, and USA Today, among many others.

Michael Rothrock

Michael Rothrock
Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer

As a co-founder of Praxie, Michael is a seasoned technology executive and entrepreneur with vast experience spanning both large enterprises and successful start-ups. With two decades of experience in large scale collaboration, mobility, and mission critical systems, Michael formerly served as Chief Platform Officer at MaxPlay. At MaxPlay, Michael led the technology vision and team responsible for creating a high performance, scalable system that powered a next-generation live collaboration experience. Michael’s vision and hands-on work in “high speed collaboration” was patented by the company and become a key competitive differentiator. Prior to MaxPlay, Michael co-founded ionGrid where he served as VP of Product and Services, building the company and leading it to a successful sale to NetApp. Earlier in his career, Michael held a series of positions with increasing responsibility at Interwise (acquired by AT&T), Orative (acquired by Cisco), and Portal Software (IPO).

Gabriel Mendoza

Gabriel Mendoza
Chief Delivery Officer

Gabriel possesses extensive hands-on experience in defining and delivering award-winning customer experiences, products, services, and business models. As former General Manager of eBay Marketplaces and Director of Product Innovation at Intuit, Gabriel leverages his deep expertise in design thinking, blueprinting, rapid prototyping, and agile iteration to help organizations transform their business processes and drive growth. He has successfully led cross-functional and cross-business unit teams across the globe including programs spanning the US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Singapore, Russia and India. With 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur and intrapreneur across a wide range of companies and markets, Gabriel’s background spans eCommerce Marketplaces, Consumer Products, Financial Services, FinTech & Payment Platforms, Digital Entertainment, Smart Appliances, Hardware, Software, SaaS, and Small Business Marketing.


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