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

Asha Bakshani

Senior VP of Finance

Sarah Bettencourt

Senior VP of People & Culture

JP Chauvet


Nick Cloete


Dax Dasilva


Patrick Lacelle

VP of Operations

Jean-Phillippe Leblanc

Senior VP of Technology

Eric Levac

VP of Information Technology

Dan Micak

General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Denise Nahas

Senior VP of Customer Support

Brandon Nussey

Chief Financial Officer

Adrian Valeriano

Senior VP of EMEA

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

100+ employees

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

150 employees

Launch of Lightspeed Restaurant

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

200+ employees

Launch of Lightspeed eCom

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

450+ employees

Launch of Lightspeed Analytics

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

600+ employees

Launch of Lightspeed Loyalty

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

650+ employees

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


Acquisition of Gastrofix by Lightspeed

900+ employees

Lightspeed today

~$20 billion USD



customers locations


offices 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.