Executive Leadership Team | Mitratech | Austin, TX


Mitratech is led by a team of highly experienced, successful professionals. It is the goal of our management team to run a high-performing organization that is defined by transparency, continuous improvement and ownership. Please take a moment to get to know our team.

Executive Team

Jason Parkman, CEO at Mitratech



As Chief Executive Officer, Jason leads a talented management team to drive growth and innovation for Mitratech and its clients. Jason joined Mitratech in 2012, and has more than 15 years of experience leading legal technology, software and services businesses. In the five years since Jason joined Mitratech, his team has produced the strongest years of growth and client success in the business’s 30 year history. Prior to Mitratech, Jason served as Senior Vice President, Large Law Firm Business at Thomson Reuters, General Manager of Hubbard One, a fast-growing legal software business, founder and CTO of Juritas, an innovative online legal document business, and Director of Technology Development at litigation powerhouse Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott.

Jason is originally from Los Angeles, and received his Bachelor’s Degrees in legal studies and philosophy from the University of California-Santa Cruz. He received his MA in philosophy from the University of Chicago. Today, Jason lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their two children in Austin, TX.

Kelli Negro


As Chief Marketing Officer, Kelli drives business results through omni-channel marketing and content strategies that are grounded in research, analysis and customer insight. Kelli joins Mitratech from ThinkSmart.

Kelli lives in San Francisco, where she received her Bachelor’s degree in French and international relations. She received her master’s in international relations from the University of Paris – Nanterre and has spent the last 15 years leading marketing and digital marketing efforts in financial and technology industries.

Chris Kraft, CGO at Mitratech



As Senior Vice President of Product Management, Chris focuses on both near- and long-term growth opportunities with direct responsibilities in Corporate Development, and Product Management.

Chris has more than 15 years of experience in driving growth and managing operations across a variety of web technology business and industries, specializing in business strategy, product management, marketing, sales, business development, and industry thought leadership.

Prior to Mitratech, Chris was managing director of product management with Vista Consulting Group. Chris received his Bachelor’s Degree in finance from Indiana University and is certified in Pragmatic Marketing. He is a member of the Legal Marketing Association and the International Legal Technology Association. Today, Chris lives with his wife, Stacey, and their two children in Chicago, IL.

Nagendra Donepudi, Mitratech



As Senior Vice President of Product Development, Nagendra is responsible for driving the technology vision and strategy for Mitratech’s complete product portfolio. Nagendra has been with Mitratech since 2004 and worked in various strategic roles in Professional Services and Support and was instrumental with successfully deploying and supporting Mitratech’s products at various Fortune 500 companies across different industry verticals.

Prior to joining Mitratech, he worked as a Technology Consultant for Liberty Mutual Insurance. Nagendra holds a Master of Science in computer science and engineering from the University of Texas at Dallas. Today, Nagendra lives with his wife, Jaya, and their two children in Austin, TX.



As Senior Vice President of Global Sales, Rob provides executive leadership and direction to the global sales team with direct responsibility for overall sales organization performance, achieving profitable revenue and retention goals, and aligning sales objectives with Mitratech’s business strategy. Rob joined Mitratech in 2011 and brings over 15 years of experience driving revenue growth across a variety of software and technology businesses.

Rob holds a Bachelor’s degree in management and economics from James Madison University, and a MBA from Drexel University’s Lebow School of Business. Rob currently lives in Austin, TX with his wife Melanie.



As Senior Vice President of Client Success at Mitratech, Judith focuses on improving the client experience from implementation and beyond. Judith was formerly Director of Global Consulting and Training at SirsiDynix, a supplier of enterprise automation systems to libraries, and a Vista Partners Equity company.

She served in senior roles at SirsiDynix for over 20 years, 14 in management, some of that time in the UK as Director of Implementations. Judith earned her BA in English literature at the University of Alabama, and her MA in organizational communication at the University of Missouri – St. Louis. Today, Judith and her husband, Harley, live in Austin, TX.



As Vice President, Global HR, Jodi is focused on talent acquisition, development, engagement and retention.

Jodi has more than 17 years of experience in the human resources field across a variety of industries including manufacturing and financial services. Prior to Mitratech, Jodi was the HR director at Parker Hannifin, Hydraulic Accumulator Division in Rockford, Illinois.

Jodi received her bachelor’s degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She lives in Cedar Park with her husband, Luis, and their three girls.



As General Manager of EMEA and APAC, Mark works with the leaders of our Sales, Services, and Support organizations globally to provide senior leadership for our customers and prospects across all products and all geographies outside of the US. Mark also has responsibility for our Partnerships, globally.

Mark joined Mitratech in the summer of 2016 via the acquisition of Hitec (Laboratories) Ltd where, as CTO, he gained more than 22 years of experience in Information Management, GRC, Policy and Risk Management software solutions for Hitec’s global client base. Originally from London, Mark holds a BEng degree from the University of Birmingham and today lives with his wife, Sally, and family in Bourne End, Buckinghamshire in the UK.



As Director of Strategic Programs, James is responsible for leading strategic cross-functional initiatives, including but not limited to strategic planning, acquisition integration, and continuous improvement initiatives.

James originally started working at Mitratech in 2012 within Professional Services and eventually Finance, before leaving to work at Vista Consulting Group. While at VCG, James was a Program Manager on the Business Applications team. He was responsible for managing transformational business system implementations for Vista Equity Partners portfolio companies. James rejoined Mitratech in 2017 as the DSP.

James received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from St. Edwards University in Austin, TX. He currently resides in Austin with his wife Michelle.

Jason Ream

Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer, Jason leads the Finance and Legal teams and is responsible for connecting Mitratech’s market vision with financial value creation. Jason joined Mitratech in 2018, and has more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry. Prior to Mitratech, Jason was the CFO of Relativity ODA, the leading provider of e-Discovery software, and the CFO of SolarWinds, a leader in IT infrastructure management software, which was sold to Thoma Bravo and Silver Lake Partners in 2016 for $4.6 billion. Before joining SolarWinds, Jason spent almost 10 years in investment banking, working with a variety of clients to raise capital, sell or acquire businesses, and navigate market landscapes, while at investment banks including JPMorgan, UBS and Credit Suisse First Boston.

Jason is original from Palo Alto, California, but moved to Austin, Texas in 2009, and has been wearing cowboy boots (and the occasional western hat) ever since. He lives in Austin with his wife, Megan, and their two children. Jason received his AB in Mathematics from Amherst College.

Tom Ogburn

Chief Revenue Officer

As Chief Revenue Officer, Tom is responsible for revenue generation and retention for Mitratech globally. His mission is to lead Mitratech’s world class Sales & Marketing team, focused on delivering great outcomes for our customers.  Tom Joined Mitratech in 2018 and has over 30 years of experience in the information and technology industry.  Prior to Mitratech, Tom was Managing Director for LexisNexis’ News & Business division, creating the company’s first global business unit with employees in 16 countries and customers in over 75 countries.  Over his long tenure at LexisNexis, Tom held various positions in sales, sales leadership, customer support, product management, and general management.

Tom is originally from Louisville, and holds a B.S. and MBA from the University of Dayton.  He currently lives in Cincinnati, Ohio with his wife and four children.