Sapling delivers cloud-based software solutions for the legal industry. Using our advanced data platform with its auto-modeling engine we help our customers sift through large volumes of data and get answers quickly.


Michael Truchard Founder, Head of R&D

Michael has more than 30 years of experience in full-stack software design and implementation – as engineer, manager and technology leader. He has been an early mover and driving force in cloud-based services in the Test & Measurement Industry. Michael is the architect and visionary behind Sapling’s data platform, the Loki Cloud OS. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from The University of Texas at Austin.

Richard Sayles Founder, Head of Sales and Services

Richard has more than 20 years of experience as Business Analysis Leader in large as well as small organizations. Before co-founding Sapling Data he had built a track record of delivering impactful data solutions for global sales and marketing organizations. As co-founder Richard is spearheading all aspects of client delivery and client success. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems from The University of Texas at Austin – Red McCombs School of Business.