Ryan Tabone joins Lightspeed to lead product and technology development as the leadership team grows.
Lightspeed Commerce Inc. (NYSE: LSPD) (TSX: LSPD), the all-in-one commerce platform that enables businesses around the world to simplify, grow and deliver exceptional customer experiences, announced today today the appointment of Ryan Tabone as Chief Product and Technology Officer.
Ryan brings impressive expertise in solving large-scale technology challenges, and empowering product and technology teams to keep creativity and innovation at the heart of everything they do.says JP Chauvet, CEO of Lightspeed.
Lightspeed solutions are the key to the success of retailers and restaurateurs everywhere, who need us more than ever in today’s dynamic environment. Ryan will play a pivotal role in ensuring the solutions brought to market fuel the success of our customers, while providing new resources to enable them to adapt to the unexpected.
Ryan Tabone joins Lightspeed after many years at Google, where he held several positions, including founding member of the team that created the Chromebook and, most recently, Vice President and General Manager of Google Pay and Google Finance. He has also served as Advisor and Executive-in-Residence for companies in the Other Bets division, including Wing, Intrinsic and more.
I have dedicated my career to solving problems to create fundamental changes in industries for the benefit of businesses and consumerssays Ryan Tabone, chief product and technology officer at Lightspeed.
Small and medium-sized businesses, in particular, spend a considerable amount of time on the infrastructure of their business, which prevents them from doing what they love: providing their customers with unique added value. With its suite of products, Lightspeed is well positioned to dramatically simplify merchants’ business tools. I’m very excited about enabling businesses around the world to more effectively serve their customers, online as well as in person, by reducing the effort required to grow and operate their businesses.
For nearly 15 years, Ryan Tabone oversaw the development of several groundbreaking products at Google, including the Chromebook, the G Suite solution, and the Google Finance service. Ryan holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Johns Hopkins University and a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Powering the commerce that drives the global economy, Lightspeed’s all-in-one commerce platform helps merchants innovate to simplify, grow, and deliver exceptional customer experiences. The cloud-based solution transforms and unifies online and physical operations, multi-channel sales, new location expansion, global payments, financing and connecting to supplier networks.
Founded in Montreal, Canada in 2005, Lightspeed is listed on both the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: LSPD) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: LSPD). With teams across North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, the company serves retail, restaurant and golf businesses in more than 100 countries.
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