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Workface Inc.

Workface helps companies of all sizes to improve their web-based visitor-to-lead conversions ratios with our live sales engagement platform.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Software
  • Location Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2007
  • Employees 7
  • Website

Company Summary

Workface Inc. is a Minneapolis-based software company that designs, develops, and markets web-based tools that meet the needs of small, medium and large-sized businesses, entrepreneurs and consultants. Workface empowers this market with web-based applications that enables these businesses to improve their reaction time to web-based customers through our Internet sales platform. Workface clients include: AAA, Intuit, Sage, Cleveland Browns (NFL).


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    Lief Larson

    Lief’s role with Workface has resulted in the company being featured in CNN, NetworkWorld, The New York Times, et al, and recognition including the 2010 Social Business Innovation award, 2010 OnDemand 100 award, and a presenting company at DEMO in 2011. Lief previously founded and grew KIOSK Inc. into one of the world’s largest providers of interactive self-service terminal solutions, and subsequently navigated the business to a successful sale.

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    Pierre Merlin
    Director of Platform

    Pierre Merlin has been a senior IT leader at numerous organizations including Amcom Software, Onvoy, and most recently U.S. Bank. He obtain his Master's from the University of Lille, and a doctorate in computer science from ECAM, Lille, France. Pierre oversees technology infrastructure and technology planning for Workface.

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    Bruce Johnson
    Director, Sales & Biz Dev

    Bruce Johnson was the founder of Fargo Strategy. Formerly Bruce spent 18 years with Microsoft as a Director of Product Marketing. He attended North Dakota State University. Bruce is responsible for sales and channel development for Workface, as well as partnerships.

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    Allen Witters

    Allen Witters was previously the co-founder and CTO of WAMNET, which had the distinction of being the fasting growing technology company in the world for two consecutive years. Allen has responsibility for operational planning and growth for Workface.

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    Kirsten Chapman

    Kirsten Chapman specializes in strategic market development, experience including IBM, Honeywell Information Systems and Cap Gemini, as well as marketing director for Authorware, VP marketing for Worth Information and chief marketing and alliances officer for illuminate Solutions. She holds a master’s in strategic management from the University of Minnesota and a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Denver.


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    Fredrikson & Byron, PA
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    VJ Tax & Accounting

Previous Investors

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    Arthur Ventures
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    Omphalos Ventures
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    Scout Equity