Without us, warehouse management can seem like a very complicated world.
Since 2001, WithoutWire Inventory Sciences (formally known as Appolis) has been creating business innovations utilizing the latest Microsoft technology and has led the inventory industry in developing iOS and Android apps. We have solutions for Warehousing, Manufacturing, and Field Service Supply Chain as well as any other vertical industries. We help automate inventory processes with real-time visibility across a diverse eco-system. We deliver our solutions as licensed on-premise software or cloud subscription services (SaaS).
WithoutWire is a full featured Warehouse Management System (WMS) targeted to meet the requirements and budgets of small and mid-sized businesses. WithoutWire is designed to help business optimize their distribution and manufacturing inventory operations.
In the pursuit of Inventory Science, leadership is more of an action than it is a position.
We also believe that leaders lead best when people barely know they exist. Which is not a problem at WithoutWire. Because our leadership makes problems seem so interesting that everyone is inspired to work on exploring and solving them. We believe the world is divided into people who do things and people who get the credit. And we recommend strongly to try, if you can, to belong to the first class. There’s far less competition.
Khai Tran – CEO
A 22-year veteran of the technology industry, Khai leads the company’s strategic direction and oversees sales and marketing, engineering, operations, as well as our partnerships and alliances. Prior to joining WithoutWire, Khai served as Vice President of Go-to-Market Strategy for Jabra and was responsible for the North America alliance strategy and technology adoption initiatives. Khai’s executive experience traces back to his tenure as Chief Executive Officer at Convergent, a Microsoft UC Gold Partner and UC Global Partner Advisory Council member. There, he transformed the business from a storage only reseller to one of the nation’s leading Unified Communications Microsoft systems integrator. Khai was instrumental in helping Convergent scale by merging with Avtex Solutions in 2011. Khai also held various leadership roles at Cisco Systems from 1999 to 2008. In these roles, he helped develop strategies to grow Cisco’s emerging technologies market (IP Telephony, TelePresence, WebEx, wireless, storage, and security). Khai has a passion for community service and is the Founder and Board Chair for A Better Society, a non-profit organization that incubates grassroots community projects.
Travis Smith – CTO / Founder
Travis founded WithoutWire after a successful stint as CTO and co-founder of Inetium. Travis has built a highly successful Warehouse Management company that continues to thrive today. Travis has led the company’s expansion into iOS and Android based platforms built using Azure and other Microsoft technologies. Prior to WithoutWire, Travis spent over nine years consulting and architecting business solutions for companies like General Mills, Honeywell, US Bank, Cargill, Lifetouch, and Young America. He is the creator of the original Essential Element product back in November of 1998. Travis spent two years as a senior solutions architect at Rainier Technology based in Minneapolis, Minnesota where he was lead architect for a General Mills project demonstration at the Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 launch event with Bill Gates.
Steve Dwyer – VP, Sales & Marketing
Steve has been instrumental in re-shaping the company’s go-to-market strategies and sales channels to allow scaling of the business to meet its exponential growth. Prior to WithoutWire, Steve spent 23 years with 3M and Imation in various Channel and OEM selling roles and Strategic Marketing roles to organically grow new business adjacent to the core business. Currently Steve is leading the expansion of WithoutWire to employ smartphones and tablet based apps and expand its reach into strategic markets.