Executive Team

A team of highly experienced, successful professionals. Their goal? To run a high-performing organization defined by transparency, continuous improvement, and ownership.

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Mike Williams

Chief Executive Officer

Mike leads our talented management team in driving growth and innovation for Mitratech and its clients. He brings extensive leadership experience and a proven 20-year track record in building differentiated solutions, encouraging product innovation, and harnessing new technologies.


Matt Johnson

Chief Revenue Officer

Matt is responsible for global revenue generation and retention for Mitratech, and leads our world-class Sales & Marketing teams in delivering great outcomes for our customers. Matt brings more than 20 years of experience in sales leadership, operations, marketing, and customer service at both private and public organizations.

Ben Wade

Ben Wade

Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer, Ben leads the Finance and Legal teams and is responsible for connecting Mitratech’s market vision with financial value creation.

Ashley Estilette

Ashley Estilette

Chief Marketing Officer

Ashley leads Mitratech’s overall business strategy and MarCom activity to continue to deliver world-class technology and solutions to customers and partners. She brings 15 years of experience including strategic messaging and positioning, PR, strategic planning, sales enablement, product marketing, digital media/social marketing and brand strategy.

Rene Barreda

Rene Barreda

Chief People Officer

Rene leads Mitratech’s focus on people, systems (IT), places and culture, building upon the company’s key differentiators that have established Mitratech as a “Great Place to Work.” Rene has more than 25 years of global human resources leadership experience across 50+ countries, spanning both publicly and privately-held companies across technology, financial services and petrochemicals industries.

Brian McGovern

Brian McGovern

Executive Director, Corp Legal & Claims

Brian led one of the largest global enterprise legal management software implementations ever at a global insurance provider. At Mitratech, he’s obsessed with helping clients navigate selecting and implementing legal technology so they can drive meaningful value that positively impacts their business.

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Lacy DeBruyn

Senior Vice President, Professional Services and Support

Lacy is responsible for leading our Professional Services and Support teams and maintaining the industry-best level of customer support and satisfaction that’s been a hallmark of Mitratech over the years. She brings 20+ years of experience to the role, most recently as VP of Professional Services at Accruent.

Justin Silverman

Justin Silverman

Senior Vice President of Product Management and Product Strategy

Justin is responsible for leading our Product Management team to drive new innovation, strong platform integration and streamlined user experiences that bring differentiated value to Mitratech’s customers. He brings over 15 years of product management and strategy experience, including many years in legal technology.

Brent Cole

Brent Cole

General Manager of Corporate Legal Claims &
Senior Vice President, Revenue Growth

Brent Cole brings 15 years of experience to his role as the General Manager of Mitratech’s Corporate Legal & Claims (CLC) business and SVP of Revenue Growth. Brent’s vision and proven track record leading world-class sales organizations includes expertise in customer-first execution, go-to-market, strategic planning, M&A and driving operational excellence. Brent’s background is rooted in SaaS technology across all market verticals.

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David Deitering

General Manager, HR & Immigration

Dave leads Mitratech’s HR Compliance and Immigration business as the General Manager, bringing 15 years of experience to the role. He has deep expertise in a variety of positions within enterprise management, including in product, HR and customer success. He also has a strong background successfully setting the tone, strategy, and KPIs to ensure Mitratech’s clients are successful.

Karl Viertel

Karl Viertel

General Manager, GRC

Karl Viertel joined Mitratech through the 2021 acquisition of Alyne, a leading-edge GRC platform. Karl brings nearly 20 years of expertise in IT Risk and Security Management across every market vertical. Karl’s role as the General Manager of Mitratech’s GRC business includes developing and implementing overall strategic growth goals, and driving ultimate customer satisfaction and value across GRC.

Advisory Board

We draw on the expertise of recognized pioneers and innovation leaders to improve how we serve our clients and industry.

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Julie Pearl

Advisory Board Member

Formerly Deputy Attorney General (California), Julie is known as a Legal Tech Entrepreneur who pioneers ways to get optimal results in immigration and I-9 matters. In 1995, along with the former head of the US Immigration Service (now USCIS), she founded the highly rated Pearl Law Group, where she first realized that smart technology could keep her clients safer and smarter – all while helping her colleagues avoid mistakes, delays and routine busywork. HR Executive Magazine names her among the Nation’s Top 20 Immigration Attorneys and Most Powerful Employment Attorneys. Julie holds a Stanford BA, a Harvard MPA, and a J.D. University of California-Hastings School of Law.

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Kelley Johnston

Advisory Board Member

Kelley was President/ Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Acuity ELM, and brings over 25 years of experience in litigation management and applied legal technology to her new role with Mitratech. She’ll advise the organization on reaching the goals she laid out for Acuity, delivering intuitive, best of class ELM products such as matter management, e billing, reporting and analytics, building a team dedicated to customer service and client satisfaction, and creating and supporting long-lasting relationships with clients by providing them with the legal management tools to empower each of them to do what they do best.

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Umesh Vaidyamath

Advisory Board Member

Umesh Vaidyamath is the founder and former Chief Executive Officer of INSZoom, and is now a member of Mitratech’s Advisory Board. Launching the first cloud-based software company in the immigration industry from his home in 1999, he built a strong foundation for its extraordinary global success before it was acquired by Mitratech. Comfortable in roles from the boardroom to writing code, his vision served as a catalyst for growth not only at INSZoom, but across the industry as a whole. He still continues to innovate in the Legaltech and Global mobility domain with his continued entrepreneurship.  He was awarded the “Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business” award in 2007 by the Asian American Business Development Center.

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