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Shopify Inc (SHOP.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Tobias Lutke

35 2014 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder

Russell Jones

56 2011 Chief Financial Officer

Harley Finkelstein

32 2016 Chief Operating Officer

Joseph Frasca

42 2016 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Brittany Forsyth

28 2016 Senior Vice President - Human Relations

Jean-Michel Lemieux

43 2016 Senior Vice President - Engineering

David Lennie

2015 Senior Vice President - Data and Analytics

Toby Shannan

45 2015 Senior Vice President - Support

Craig Miller

33 2017 Chief Product Officer

Daniel Weinand

36 2008 Chief Design Officer

Robert Ashe

58 2016 Lead Independent Director

Steven Collins

52 2014 Independent Director

Gail Goodman

56 2016 Independent Director

Jeremy Levine

43 2011 Independent Director

John Phillips

65 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Tobias Lutke

Mr. Tobias Albin Lutke is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder of Shopify Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Lütke acted as our Chief Technology Officer between September 2004 and April 2008. Mr. Lütke worked on the core team of the Ruby on Rails framework and has created many popular open source libraries such as Active Merchant. Mr. Lütke also serves as Chair of our Board of Directors.

Russell Jones

Mr. Russell Norman Jones is Chief Financial Officer of Shopify Inc. Prior to his appointment at Shopify, Mr. Jones served as Chief Financial Officer to both BDNA Corporation from September 2009 to August 2010 and to Xambala Incorporated from September 2007 to February 2011. Between March 2002 and August 2007, Mr. Jones co-founded CFO4Results, which provided interim Chief Financial Officer, business and operational support services to a number of early to mid-stage technology companies. He has also held senior financial roles with Mitel Corporation, Newbridge Networks and Watchfire. Mr. Jones holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) degree from Carleton University and is a CPA, CA.

Harley Finkelstein

Mr. Harley Michael Finkelstein is Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Prior to his current role, Harley founded numerous startups and ecommerce companies. He currently serves on the board of the C100, a non-profit organization that supports Canadian technology entrepreneurship through mentorship, partnership and investment, and is an advisor to Felicis Ventures. Harley holds a Bachelor degree in Economics from Concordia University and a J.D./M.B.A. joint degree in Law and Business from the University of Ottawa.

Joseph Frasca

Mr. Joseph Andrew Frasca is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Prior to his appointment at Shopify, Mr. Frasca was Senior Corporate Counsel at EMC Corporation between May 2011 and May 2014 and Corporate Counsel at EMC Corporation between January 2008 and May 2011. Mr. Frasca also worked in private practice as an Associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP from 2004 to 2008. Mr. Frasca holds a J.D. from Boston University School of Law, a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from The Fletcher School at Tufts University and a B.S. in Russian Language and Linguistics from Georgetown University. Mr. Frasca is a member of the Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals sitting on the Securities Law Committee.

Brittany Forsyth

Ms. Brittany Jean Forsyth is Senior Vice President - Human Relations of the Company. She has been with the company since 2010 and previously served as the Director of HR. Ms. Forsyth is involved with a number of human resources organizations across North America. Prior to joining Shopify, Ms. Forsyth obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree at Carleton University.

Jean-Michel Lemieux

Mr. Jean-Michel Lemieux is Senior Vice President - Engineering of the Company. Prior to joining Shopify, he served as the Vice President of Engineering at Atlassian and as the Chief Architect for Rational Team Concert, a division of IBM. Jean-Michel co-authored the book, Eclipse Rich Client Platform and has filed two U.S. patents on software configuration management. Jean-Michel holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Ottawa.

David Lennie

Mr. David Lennie is Senior Vice President - Data and Analytics of the Company. Prior to joining Shopify, David served as the Senior Vice President of Analytics at LearnVest and Director of Data Science and Engineering at Netflix. He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in building data teams, warehouses, and analytics systems. David holds an M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Science degree from Northwestern University.

Toby Shannan

Mr. Toby Shannan is Senior Vice President - Support of the Company. In his current role, he oversees the customer service strategy for Shopify. Between November 2007 and May 2010, Mr. Shannan co-founded and acted as Chief Executive Officer of Social Fabric, a personal genomics company. Prior to that, Mr. Shannan acted as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at DNA Genotek from October 2003 to October 2007.

Craig Miller

Mr. Craig Stuart Miller is Chief Product Officer of the Company. Previous to that Craig acted as our Chief Marketing Officer and VP Marketing. In his current role, he oversees the Product, User Experience, Growth, Marketing, and Communications teams at the Company. Mr. Miller previously held several product and marketing roles at Kijiji, an eBay Company, between 2006 and 2011. Mr. Miller holds a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering from McGill University.

Daniel Weinand

Mr. Daniel Weinand is Chief Design Officer of Shopify Inc. He joined Shopify in August 2005 and co-founded the Shopify platform that launched in 2006. He has been our Chief Creative Officer since February 2017, and previously to that acted as our Chief Design Officer since 2008 and our Chief Culture Officer since 2012. Prior to joining Shopify, Mr. Weinand was a freelance web designer for private and corporate clients. Mr. Weinand studied Computer Science and Music at the University of Dortmund in Germany.

Robert Ashe

Mr. Robert Gerard Ashe is Lead Independent Director of Shopify Inc. Over 24 years, Mr. Ashe held a variety of positions with increasing responsibility at Cognos Incorporated, a business intelligence and performance management software company. Mr. Ashe ultimately served as Chief Executive Officer of Cognos Incorporated from 2005 to 2008 before the company was acquired by IBM. Mr. Ashe remained with IBM as a general manager of business analytics from 2008 to 2012. Mr. Ashe currently serves on the board of directors of Halogen Software (TSX), Servicesource International (NASDAQ Stock Exchange, or NASDAQ) and MSCI Inc. (NYSE). Mr. Ashe holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Ottawa and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario.

Steven Collins

Mr. Steven A. Collins is Independent Director of Shopify Inc. since June 2014. Mr. Collins served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of ExactTarget Inc., a cross-channel digital marketing company, from 2011 to 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Collins held the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of NAVTEQ Corporation, a digital mapping company; Mr. Collins was with NAVTEQ Corporation from 2003 through 2011 and served as the Vice President of Finance and the Senior Vice President of Finance & Accounting prior to being named Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Collins currently serves on the board of directors of Instructure (NYSE: INST) and three privately held companies. Mr. Collins holds a B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from Iowa State University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Gail Goodman

Ms. Gail F. Goodman serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Goodman most recently served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Constant Contact, a software company providing small businesses with online marketing tools to grow their businesses, for over 16 years. Over that time Ms. Goodman served as a director and chairwoman of the board and led Constant Contact through its initial public offering and for eight years as a publicly traded company, until its acquisition by Endurance International Group Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ) in February 2016. Ms. Goodman holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Ms. Goodman currently serves on the board of directors of MINDBODY, Inc. (NASDAQ), a provider of cloud-based business management software for the wellness services industry.

Jeremy Levine

Mr. Jeremy S. Levine is Independent Director of Shopify Inc. since February 2011. Since January 2007, Mr. Levine has been a Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners, a venture capital firm he joined in May 2001. Mr. Levine currently serves on the board of directors of Yelp Inc. (NYSE), a local directory and user review service, and a number of privately held companies. Mr. Levine holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science from Duke University.

John Phillips

Mr. John H. Phillips is Independent Director of Shopify Inc. since April 30, 2010. Mr. Phillips has worked with Klister Credit Corp., his family investment and consulting company, and is currently its Chief Executive Officer, a position he has held since 1993. Mr. Phillips had a career in the legal profession working in private practice at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP for 20 years and as general counsel at Clearnet Communications Inc. for nearly six years. Mr. Phillips currently serves on the board of directors of a number of privately held companies and gained experience serving on the board of directors of Clearnet Communications Inc. and Redknee Solutions Inc., both then public companies. Mr. Phillips received a B.A. from Trinity College, University of Toronto and an L.L.B./J.D. from the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto.