Who We Are

MILL5 is an innovation company composed of world-class business and technology professionals

Our mission is to deliver innovation. We do this by fostering a culture of constant learning. Our belief is that those that are constantly improving themselves, learning new things, and are on the forefront of technology are best suited to deliver innovation both for our customers and the products we build.

We are a team of strategists, technologists, innovators, designers and engineers with a passion for helping our clients transform their business; here to remove roadblocks and solve challenges on your journey to achieving tangible outcomes that elevate your business.

We hire hybrid talent and build teams around divergent expertise, which allows us to solve problems and uncover opportunities for our customers in unique ways. MILL5 is building a team of passionate innovators where we hire the best and brightest and treat them like family, providing unmatched benefits, opportunity and a culture that is driven by our employees where we foster a set of principles, values and commitment to each other and ultimately to our customers.

OUR INDUSTRIES

Financial Services

Financial Services

Healthcare

Healthcare

Biotech and Pharmaceuticals

Biotech and Pharmaceuticals

Transportation

Transportation

Utilities and Energy

Utilities and Energy

Retail

Retail

Consumer

Consumer

OUR TEAM

Richard Crane

Richard Crane

Founder/CTO

As founder of MILL5, Rich built on the skills and experience he gained at Microsoft to create a modern consulting company that delivers exceptional value to its clients. As an experienced entrepreneur, thought leader, and technologist Rich is focused on driving innovation through the use of next generation technologies.

As the Chief Technology Officer of MILL5, Rich leads the most experienced consultants in the industry to solve the most challenging business and technical problems facing their clients and provides them with innovative solutions that will create new business value.

Shri Bhupathi

Shri Bhupathi

Founder/Technical Fellow

Shri is a Founder and Technical Fellow at MILL5 who helps establish vision, strategy, and culture at the firm. With over 20 years of experience, Shri leads strategy and delivery of solutions that provide substantial business value to its customers. Shri is also certified in cloud architecture, development, and implementation.

Prior to MILL5, Shri built several trading algorithms including Waters Awarded ‘Best-In-Class’ Crossing Algos. Shri also founded four [funded] product and technology consulting companies, two of which were acquired. When not working, Shri likes to test his skills on the tennis court.

Kip Wagner

Kip Wagner

Partner/President

Kip is the President of MILL5 and is responsible for developing and implementing the practice, operational, sales, marketing, go-to-market and partner strategy for the company in collaboration with Rich and Shri.

Kip brings more than 20 years of entrepreneurial startup and consulting experience in B2B technology services, digital agency and ISV solutions. Prior to joining MILL5, Kip served on the executive management teams for companies such as Digital Management Inc., BrightStarr, Blue Rooster (now part of Perficient) and Harman Industries (previously Aditi Technologies). In each case he has helped drive the growth of these organizations through the execution of operational, sales and marketing plans that in many cases saw the respective organizations grow by as much as 10X revenue.

Kip has also been a speaker at numerous global and innovation-focused events, including Gartner Catalyst, Super Mobility and the Microsoft Envision Conference. Kip holds a Bachelor of Arts from Lafayette College and several technology certificates from Carnegie Mellon University.

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MILL5’s time-tested approach, technology insight, innovation, and industry subject matter expertise provide our customers with the maximum value when hiring a consulting company. MILL5’s changing the market for the better. We’re ready to leverage innovative technologies and paradigms that are purpose-built with simplicity and user experience in mind, that help you transform your business. Please use this form to submit your project information, requirement specification or Request for Proposal.

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Obsessed with what’s next? MILL5 is seeking those who question the status quo and want to reimagine the way the world works while realizing their full potential. MILL5’ers are analytical and artistic, conservative and unconventional, technical and visionary. If you are looking for something different, want to reach your full Sherpa potential and aspire to be part of something bigger please use this form to unlock your future! Someone within our organization will confirm receipt within 1 business day.