Asha Bakshani

CFO at Lightspeed Commerce

Asha Bakshani was promoted to the position of Chief Financial Officer in April of 2022 reporting directly to the CEO, JP Chauvet. Previous to that she was Lightspeed's Executive VP of Finance.

Ms Bakshani leads all finance-related functions including financial reporting, core accounting, internal audit, financial planning & analysis, tax, internal systems and investor relations. She started her career at Lightspeed in November 2014. She has over 15 years of experience as a finance leader in the technology/media space.

Before joining Lightspeed, Ms Bakshani was the Senior Vice President of Finance at Cineflix, a media production and distribution company. Prior to that, she spent almost 10 years working in public accounting at Deloitte and Arthur Andersen and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Canada and a CFA charterholder. She holds a B. Comm and Graduate Diploma in Accounting from McGill University. Asha also sits on the board of a non profit organization, Spread the Joy.


  • CFO

    April, 2022 - present

  • EVP, Finance

    April, 2021

  • VP of Finance

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