We’re Metisentry — a US-based software development company that builds successful partnerships with clients in the US and Canada, as well as Europe and around the globe.

Based in Akron, Ohio, our 20-plus full-time, dedicated specialists in offices across the US and Canada build software solutions to improve the way clients do business. Since our start in 2006, we’ve earned a reputation of delivering quality solutions through reliable software development services for clients ranging from global software providers to retailers, from military organizations to sports associations.

Our leadership team, and senior product managers and user experience professionals each have at least 10 years of software industry expertise to draw from, ensuring we turn even the most complex business problems into competitive advantages.


Mike Fischer


Recipient of multiple awards, including Crain’s “40 under 40,” Mike’s key responsibilities include Metisentry’s vision, business strategy and acquisitions. With 25 years of IT industry experience, he dependably grows the highest value components of the business, both organically and through acquisition. Mike holds a BS in Management Information Systems with Bowling Green State University and an MBA with The Ohio State University.

Marling Engle


Armed with 24 years of “building things” in code, and 12 years of running technology businesses, Marling handles M&A integration, business strategy and operations. Having taught himself code when he was just nine years of age, Marling has deep knowledge in SaaS product development and business process automation. Through perseverance, loyalty and hard work, he’s built a reputation for solving large, complex problems, partly by ignoring implied or artificial constraints. Marling holds a BS/MS in Computer Science from Kent State, along with numerous technology and management certifications from MIT, Stanford, University of California, Sloan, Wharton, Darden and Cisco.

Jeff Schafer

Chief Revenue Officer, Digital Strategist

Working as a digital strategist and software company executive since 2000, Jeff heads up strategies and management. Having created multiple SaaS startups during the past decades, he’s created and managed strategies for hundreds of companies, including Hootsuite and Best Buy. Known for his tireless effort and unwavering integrity, he thrives off launching successful initiatives with teams that share a common vision. Jeff holds a BMLSc degree from the University of British Columbia, Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Object Technology from Simon Fraser University, and a Lab Technology degree (minoring in Computer Programming) at Thompson Rivers University.


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