Full Name
Lynsey Thornton
Job Title
Managing Director, US West
Speaker Bio
Originally from Ireland, and now based in Vancouver, BC, Lynsey is the Managing Director of US West at Shopify. With a background in design, project management, and business, she focuses on building high capacity, cross-functional teams in growth tech companies. Her true loves are ethnographic research and developing women in tech.

Her career started on the user experience side, where she created the first ever UX Research teams both at her prior company, as well as Shopify. As her focus shifted, she moved into the role of General Manager for Core Product, building the company’s flagship product along the way. She is currently focussed on scaling Shopify in the United States by enabling independence and success for entrepreneurs in the entire Region.
Lynsey Thornton