Building a team of legal expertise
and IT brilliance

The Xakia team is passionate about building intuitive software for all legal
teams. Our team understands both the bespoke needs of legal and
technology and brings these skills together to build effective
solutions for clients.
Team Member
Founder & CEO
Jodie Baker is an innovator, entrepreneur and business builder. Jodie has a background as an in-house lawyer and financial analyst and was the architect, founder and MD of Hive Legal – winner of many of Australia’s leading innovation and law awards. Jodie has a history of building successful businesses and teams through a shared vision, big picture thinking and attention to detail.
Team Member
Director
Mitzi Gilligan is a company director and chair, lawyer, entrepreneur and mentor for young lawyers. Mitzi’s highly celebrated regulatory and commercial legal career spans more than 25 years in major law firms and as a founding Principal of legal start-up, Hive Legal. Mitzi is chair of Justice Connect.
Team Member
Director
Peter Ward is an entrepreneur, investor and technology start-up mentor. Peter is a proud Queenslander who has successfully grown several technology investments that have been listed in the Deloitte Australia’s Technology Fast 50. Peter has been awarded the Pearcey Award for entrepreneurial ICT achievement and contribution and has also been named Brisbane’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year every year since 2010.
Team Member
Senior VP, USA
Anne Post is an experienced lawyer and entrepreneur, with a celebrated litigation career spanning more than 20 years. Anne brings to Xakia her passion for organization and efficiency, which translates to her heightened understanding of the needs of clients to achieve greater visibility and control over their legal function. Anne is co-owner and executive director of an elite youth soccer club.