cities and communities to
life by powering SMBs

We believe that commerce belongs to everyone.

From day 1 it's been about much more than transactions; we set out to help entrepreneurs work smarter, make data-driven decisions, and create the best possible experience for their customers. That philosophy still runs through everything that we do.

We are a company infused with culture, just as much as code. Our values are what unite us, but our differences are what inspire us. We get to do the best work of our lives and we celebrate our successes every chance we get.

Our leadership lineup

Lory Ajamian | VP of Marketing | Lightspeed POS

Lory Ajamian

Executive Vice President, Marketing

Asha Bakshani

Asha Bakshani

Executive Vice President, Finance

JP Chauvet

JP Chauvet


Nick Cloete

Managing Director, APAC

Dax Dasilva

Dax Dasilva

Founder and CEO

Michael DeSimone

Chief Business Officer

Jona Georgiou

Jona Georgiou

General Manager, Payments

Guillaume Jacquet

Executive Vice President, Product

Dan Micak

Dan Micak

Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Brandon Nussey

Chief Financial Officer

JD St-Martin

JD St-Martin

Chief Revenue and Customer Officer

Ana Wight

Ana Wight

General Manager, Retail

Adrian Valeriano

Adrian Valeriano

Managing Director, EMEA

Peter Dougherty

General Manager, Restaurant

Our milestones

Every year tops the one before it and we have no intention of slowing down.


First institutional investment

+$30M USD from Accel Partners


Launch of our first cloud-based POS, Lightspeed Retail


Launch of Lightspeed Restaurant

+$35M USD from iNovia, Accel Partners, Hercules Technology, Growth Capital


Launch of Lightspeed eCom

+$61M USD from CDPQ, Investissement Quebec, iNovia


Launch of Lightspeed Analytics

+$166M USD from CDPQ, Investissement Quebec, iNovia, Silicon Valley Bank credit line


Launch of Lightspeed Loyalty

Addition of 4 new board members: Patrick Pichette, Marie-Josée Lamothe, Rob Williams, Paul McFeeters


Launch of Lightspeed Payments

Launch of Lightspeed Delivery

Initial public offering on the Toronto Stock Exchange

Acquisition of Chronogolf

Acquisition of iKentoo

Acquisition of Kounta


Acquisition of Gastrofix

Launch of Lightspeed Capital

Dual listing on the New York Stock Exchange

Acquisition of ShopKeep

Acquisition of Upserve

Addition of board member Merline Saintil


Launch of Lightspeed Supplier Network

European expansion of Lightspeed Payments

Acquisition of Vend

Acquisition of NuORDER

Lightspeed today

~ 33 billion USD



countries worldwide


customer locations around the world

We're hiring.

As of today, we have 14 offices with Lightspeeders from just about anywhere in the world.

Be the next

We make headlines.

Blame it on innovation, our ambitious goals, or our amazing people - either way, there's a lot to talk about.

We blog, too.

With this many experts under one roof, we just can't help but share that knowledge with you.

Please note that Lightspeed does not serve the Powersports, Marine or Recreational Vehicles Industries. Lightspeed is not associated with ADP Dealer Services, Inc.