About us

We’re on a mission to empower problem solvers.

Our work is for the problem solvers, the question askers, the solution seekers — those who imagine, design, and create.

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We are future-focused.

Claris grew out of a vision to make powerful technologies available to everyone. Staying true to our core values has helped us thrive during 20+ years in business as we pursue our mission to advance creative potential.

Claris is the leader in workplace innovation.

Meet our leaders.

Brad Freitag


As CEO of Claris, Brad Freitag oversees all of the company's operations.

He joined Claris in 2013 as vice president of worldwide sales. Prior to that, he held senior executive sales positions at Roambi, Host Analytics, Inc., Hyperion Solutions (now part of Oracle), and IBM.

Freitag has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Lucy Chen

Vice President, FileMaker Platform Engineering

Lucy Chen manages FileMaker Pro, FileMaker Server, FileMaker Cloud engineering, quality assurance, and worldwide localization teams. Chen manages R+D teams in China. Chen joined the company in 1995.

Chen holds Master of Science in information systems management and Master of Education from Seattle Pacific University.

Ryan McCann

Vice President, Sales

Ryan McCann oversees revenue globally.

He joined Claris in 2013 as Senior Director, Americas Sales. Prior to that, he held strategic and leadership positions at Roambi, Oracle, Host Analytics, Infor, and Cognos (now part of IBM.)

McCann has a Bachelor of Science Degree, Business Administration from California Lutheran University.

Peter Nelson

Vice President, Engineering

Peter Nelson leads Claris’ engineering teams in support of the company’s mission to empower problem solvers around the globe.

He joined Claris in 2020, and has led product and engineering teams for more than 20 years at companies like EVA Automation, Inc., Bowers and Wilkins, and Caavo.

Nelson holds Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, CA.

Sophia Yungen

Corporate Counsel and Secretary

Sophia Yungen oversees legal matters worldwide for Claris and its corporate subsidiaries, including software licensing and distribution agreements, litigation and intellectual property. She is a member of the executive staff and advises management on all legal issues.

Yungen holds a J.D. degree from Santa Clara University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology from the University of California, Berkeley.

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Looking to join a winning team, on an inspired mission to bring digital transformation to the workplace? You’ve come to the right place.

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Claris Offices

North America

One Apple Park Way
Cupertino, CA 95014
United States

Phone: +1 (800) 725-2747

United Kingdom

100 New Bridge Street
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0) 20 8268 6030


23F, International Finance Centre (IFC)
8 Jianguomenwai Avenue
Chaoyang District
Beijing, China, 100022

Phone: +86 400 601 5902


Roppongi Hills Mori Tower
6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku
Tokyo 106-6140

Phone: +81 3 4345 3333


Level 3 / 20 Martin Place
Sydney, NSW 2000

Phone: +61 2 8987 8300