Orion Labs
Data Management & Analytics
San Francisco, CA


Overall Rank: 482
Category: Data Management & Analytics
Category Rank: 97


  • Power 500 Software Company


Orion is the leader in voice-activated business communication and automation for the mobile, frontline workforce. Orion customers are global enterprises transforming their productivity, compliance, and worker safety with Orion’s unique combination of real-time communications, context, and automation. With a focus on hospitality, transportation, logistics, and field services, they provide cloud-based enterprise services including alert workflows, indoor positioning, geofencing, language translation, Health, Safety, & Environment (HSE) compliance checklists, and more.

Orion is based in San Francisco, CA and is backed by leading investors including Avalon Ventures, Argentum Capital, and Allen & Company LLC.

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Key Products

Voice-First Intelligent Collaboration Platform

Orion’s powerful collaboration platform takes deskless workforces well beyond standard real-time communication and operational control and enables innovation and digital transformation.

Key Executives

Gregory Taylor, Chief Executive Officer

Greg was appointed Orion’s Chief Executive Officer in January 2020 after serving as President and Chief Operating Officer from April 2019 and is a member of the company’s Board of Directors. He is responsible for the company’s vision, global strategy, and day-to-day operations. In this role, he leads the critical emergence of the company as a foremost global leader in the Push-to-Talk 2.0 and Voice Bots category within the Workstream Collaboration / Connected Workforce sector. His focus is on accelerating the company’s leading market position and global growth.

Greg is a veteran executive and entrepreneur in enterprise technology. He recently served as President and Chief Operating Officer of global SaaS leaders HighQ (acquired by Thomson Reuters) Eka Solutions Inc., and notably served as the Executive Vice President of Triple Point Technology, the global leader for in-cloud commodities management software. At Triple Point, Greg drove the company’s record software industry-leading 5x revenue and earnings growth over seven consecutive high-growth years. He led the successful global expansion strategy, integrated eight acquisitions and grew the company to 16 global offices, 450 marquee corporate customers on six continents, over 900 employees as well as to seven consecutive INC 500 awards. In the summer of 2013, he and his two partners completed the successful sale of Triple Point to ION, in one of the largest enterprise software deals of the year.

Prior to Triple Point, Greg served as Executive Vice President for Netkey Technology, Inc. (acquired by NEC), iMediation Inc. (acquired by OpenText) and Vice President at Datalogix International (IPO, acquired by Oracle). He started his career in sales and management at IBM after graduating with a BA from Connecticut College.

Greg serves on the boards of Connor Industries Inc., Harris Freeman & Company Inc., and The Everest Leadership Academy (a not-for-profit entity in leadership mentoring for less-advantaged students with academic promise).

Michael Schwartz, Chief Marketing Officer

Michael Schwartz is the Chief Marketing Officer of Orion Labs. Michael leads all global marketing functions including strategy, product positioning and messaging, digital, press and analyst relations, communications, and events. He is a frequent contributor to leading risk management, supply chain, energy, and manufacturing publications.

Michael brings 20 years of CMO experience to Orion Labs. He previously served as CMO at six B2B enterprise software companies, including ION Commodities, Allegro Development, Eka Software Solutions, Triple Point Technology, and Information Builders. His experience spans a broad range of companies from early-stage startups to billion-dollar companies, with expertise in building B2B marketing programs from the ground up.

Alex McNamara, Chief Technology Officer

Alex McNamara is Chief Technology Officer and Chief Software Architect at Orion Labs. Alex drives Orion’s technical vision to deliver PTT 2.0 communications to the world’s largest organizations. He has been with Orion since 2019, and has been instrumental in scaling the Orion Platform from consumer to SMB and enterprise users.

Before Orion, Alex served as principal engineer at Outreach and saw that company through rapid growth from seed round to $10M++ ARR and a billion-dollar valuation. Previously, Alex worked as a lead engineer at Amazon, where he published over 20 patents on cutting-edge technology cited by Google, Microsoft, and others.

Customer Insights

“Transdev chose Orion’s dispatch and cloud communication platform to ensure reliable public transportation and to protect the health of our customers and our contractor’s employees.” – Jim Nihan, Manager of Paratransit Operations, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority


“Orion’s easy-to-use, all-in-one platform supports cross-departmental communication, operational control, and dynamic and urgent situation management, making it the ideal solution.” – Jason Parfitt Systems Manager, Hamilton Princess & Beach Club


“Orion provides the communications, dispatch capabilities, and safety procedure workflows that our staff need to ensure that our residents’ lives are safer, happier, and healthier.” – Tom Caprio Director of Information Technology, Maplewood Senior Living


“Orion’s system provides the communications functionality, dispatch capabilities, and safety procedure workflows that our staff need to ensure that our residents’ lives are safer, happier, and healthier.” – Tom Caprio, Director of Information Technology of Maplewood Senior Living