Building
communities
through commerce

Lightspeed powers the businesses that are the backbone of the global economy.

Our one-stop commerce platform transforms and unifies digital and physical operations by enabling multichannel sales, expansion to new locations, global payments, financial solutions and connection to supplier networks. With the Lightspeed commerce platform, merchants in retail and hospitality can build thriving businesses for the future.

Our leadership lineup

Lory Ajamian

Executive Vice President, Marketing

Asha Bakshani

Executive Vice President, Finance

JP Chauvet

President

Nick Cloete

Managing Director, APAC

Dax Dasilva

Founder and CEO

Michael Desimone, Chief Business Officer, Lightspeed

Michael DeSimone

Chief Business Officer

Pete Dougherty, General Manager, Restaurant, Lightspeed

Pete Dougherty

General Manager, Restaurant

Jona Georgiou, General Manager, Payments, Lightspeed

Jona Georgiou

General Manager, Payments

Guillaume Jacquet, Executive Vice President, Product, Lightspeed

Guillaume Jacquet

Executive Vice President, Product

Dan Micak

Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Brandon Nussey

Chief Financial Officer

JD St-Martin, Chief Revenue and Customer Officer, Lightspeed

JD St-Martin

Chief Revenue and Customer Officer

Adrian Valeriano

Managing Director, EMEA

Ana Wight, General Manager, Retail, Lightspeed

Ana Wight

General Manager, Retail

Our milestones

Powering the future of commerce for over 15 years.

2012
First institutional investment

+$30M USD from Accel Partners

100+ employees

2013
Launch of our first cloud-based POS, Lightspeed Retail over 15,000 customers

150 employees

2014
Launch of Lightspeed Restaurant

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

200+ employees

2015
Launch of Lightspeed eCom

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

450+ employees

2017
Launch of Lightspeed Analytics

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

600+ employees

2018
Launch of Lightspeed Loyalty

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

650+ employees

2019
Launch of Lightspeed Payments

Launch of Lightspeed Restaurant (K Series)

Initial public offering of LSPD on the Toronto Stock Exchange

Acquisition of Chronogolf by Lightspeed

Acquisition of iKentoo by Lightspeed

Acquisition of Kounta by Lightspeed

800+ employees

2020

Acquisition of Gastrofix by Lightspeed

Launch of Lightspeed Capital

Dual listing on the New York Stock Exchange

Acquisition of ShopKeep

Acquisition of Upserve

Addition of board member Merline Saintil

2021

Launch of Lightspeed Supplier Network

European expansion of Lightspeed Payments

Acquisition of Vend

Acquision of NuORDER

Lightspeed today

~$33 billion USD

GTV

100+

countries worldwide

140,000

customer locations around the world

Make a global impact

Lightspeeders around the world enjoy unparalleled flexibility, whether they work in an office, at home or both.

Innovations

Lightspeed is transforming businesses and communities, one update at a time.

Industry insights

Growing businesses is our passion.

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