Our Team Leaders

Executive Team

Frank Helle
Frank Helle
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Helle is the Chief Executive Officer of Axian, a 25 year privately-held technology
engineering-services firm building custom software and data solutions. Prior to joining Axian, Frank was a senior global manager at Monsanto Company.
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Brian Hranka
Brian Hranka
Chief Revenue Officer

Brian Hranka leads Sales and Marketing for Axian. Before coming to Axian, Brian was Vice President of Sales for the Americas at Centennial Software. Prior to Centennial, Brian held various sales and sales leadership positions for Merant and Central Point Software.

Scott Brown
Scott Brown
Chief Operating Officer

Leading Axian’s Business Operations, Scott is a Global Supply Chain Management, Operations and Manufacturing executive with over 19 years of Fortune 500 expertise in the development/ management of corporate supply chain operations.


Practice Leads

Shawn Duffy
Shawn Duffy
Practice Lead
Shawn leads our Business Intelligence Practice. He has over 15 years of BI experience.
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Tyler Holmes
Tyler Holmes
Practice Lead
Tyler provides leadership for Axian within our collaboration software development team.
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Solution Architects

Jim Barntish
Jim Barntish
Solution Architect
Jim provides leadership within our collaboration and business intelligence development teams.
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Dwain Fagerberg
Dwain Fagerberg
Solution Architect
Dwain provides leadership for Axian within our collaboration software development teams.
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Sean Murphy
Sean Murphy
Solution Architect
Sean provides leadership for Axian within our collaboration software development team.
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