Dax Dasilva

Dax Dasilva, Founder and Executive Chair

Dax Dasilva is the creative mind behind Lightspeed Commerce and Age of Union. Founded in 2005, Lightspeed is a one-stop commerce platform for merchants around the world to simplify, scale and provide exceptional customer experiences. The 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 Lightspeed, merchants in retail and hospitality can build thriving businesses for the future.

Dasilva was appointed Executive Chair of Lightspeed’s board of directors on February 2nd, 2022. Prior to that, he led the company’s operations as Chief Executive Officer. As Executive Chair, Dasilva works with the CEO and the Board to set the strategic direction of the Company, with a focus on furthering Lightspeed’s business advocacy and global sustainability initiatives through stakeholder outreach, customer advocacy, corporate social responsibility (CSR) and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives.