Our mission is to empower the people who get hard work done.


Transforming How Hard Work Gets Done

Workers Across 6 Industries

We’ve built a workforce management solution for the skilled trades—serving construction, wind, solar, defense, midstream, and upstream oil & gas.

Hours Billed in 2019

We help hundreds of companies get work done with hundreds of thousands of the world’s best skilled tradespeople on our bench.

Client Satisfaction Rate

We're committed to building a better way to get hard work done.

Service Categories

We put people to work and create economic opportunity for the world's hardest workers.

Physical Locations

Headquartered in Austin, TX, we're growing across the country.

Years of Expertise

Our people power the world’s most successful projects. Our clients know they can count on us to get the job done right, on time, and on budget.


Experience and Vision for the Road Ahead

Xuan Yong
CEO and Co-Founder

Xuan is a Texas native who has spent his career focused on the energy industry. Before co-founding Workrise, he was an energy investor at Citadel and D.E. Shaw. He began his career as an energy analyst at Goldman Sachs. Xuan graduated from Texas A&M University.

Mike Witte
Co-Founder, Interim Head of Finance and Product

Before co-founding Workrise, Mike worked in energy private equity consulting. He began his career as a petroleum engineer at Encana and brings more than a decade of energy industry experience. Mike graduated from Columbia Business School and Texas A&M University.

Executive Team
Allen Narcisse
Chief Operating Officer
Derek Beckman
Chief People Officer
Olivia Howe
Head of Legal
Praveen Kalamegham
Head of Engineering

Join our growing team.

We’re creating a better experience for skilled workers through technology-backed solutions that make it easier to get hard work done.

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance—including mental health and fertility benefits
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Up to 14 weeks parental leave
  • 401k match
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