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

CEO

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, Worldwide Product Release Engineering

Lucy Chen manages quality assurance, information development, localization and engineering 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.

Dan Blake

Senior Director of Global Partnerships and Managing Director EMEA

Dan Blake oversees the company's Partner Strategy, Business Development and EMEA operations.

He joined Claris in 2016 as EMEA Sales Director. Prior to that, he held senior partnership and sales positions at Roambi, Qlik, Infor, and IBM.

Blake has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Leicester and a Masters of Arts from UEA.

Srini Gurrapu

Vice President, Product Management & Design

Srini Gurrapu brings 25 years of experience in security, cloud, mobile, virtualization and networking markets at several successful companies such as Skyhigh Networks (McAfee), BlueCoat (Symantec), Neoteris (Juniper), FaceTime (Actiance), RingCube (Citrix), Virtual Bridges, and Wheel Innovationz.

Gurrapu holds a B. Tech in computer science from the National Institute of Technology Warangal, and a Master of Science degree in computer science from the University of Florida.

Frank Lu

Vice President, Engineering

Frank Lu leads the engineering teams and sets the direction for database software technology at Claris. He brings to this position both insider knowledge of FileMaker and extensive outside experience in software stability, performance, and longevity. Lu first joined the company in 1988.

Lu holds a Master of Science degree in computer science from Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey.

Ann Monroe

Vice President, Worldwide Marketing and Customer Success

Ann Monroe drives programs and strategies to advance the customer experience. Monroe leads three teams: the customer support and success team, which provides support, learning and community programs; the web team; and the marketing team.

Monroe, who joined Claris in 2002, holds a Master of Business Administration from Stanford University Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Loyola Marymount 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.

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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Claris Offices

North America

5201 Patrick Henry Drive
Santa Clara, CA 95054
United States

Phone: +1 (800) 725-2747

United Kingdom

2 Furzeground Way
Stockley Park
Uxbridge
Greater London
UB11 1BB
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0) 20 8268 6030

France

7 Place d’Iéna
CS 81626
75773 Paris cedex 16
France

Phone: +33 (0) 810 252 747

Germany

Katharina von Bora Straße 3
80333 München
Germany

Phone: +49 (0) 89 1 2089 5651

China

B505 COFO Plaza
No.8 Jian Guo Men Nei Ave.
Beijing
China
100005

Phone: +86 400 601 5902

Japan

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

Phone: +81 3 4345 3333

Australia

Level 3 / 20 Martin Place
Sydney, NSW 2000
Australia

Phone: +61 2 8987 8300