JD St-Martin

Lightspeed HQ

JD St-Martin joined Lightspeed in May 2019 through the acquisition of Chronogolf, a SaaS company he co-founded in 2013. In October 2019 he was promoted to Senior Director of Global Account Management and in July 2020 he became our Senior Vice President of Global Sales. Prior to founding and growing his own company, Mr. St-Martin accumulated five years of experience in Venture Capital and Private Equity at Teralys Capital in Montreal and GE Equity in London, UK. Mr. St-Martin holds a Master of Science in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor of Commerce in International Business from the University of Ottawa.

My Sessions

Why Every SaaS Organization Will Be a Fintech Company – Sponsored by Roynat/Scotiabank

BetaKit Keynote Stage

In the next decade, it has been predicted that nearly every company will significantly boost revenue by offering new financial services.  In this session you’ll hear from three of Canada’s fastest-growing SaaS companies, Hopper, Ceridian and Lightspeed, and learn how they have taken advantage of customer needs to add new financial services and drive explosive revenue growth.