Lewis is a senior communications leader with around 15 years’ experience working at early-stage startups and global technology companies in Europe and the US. He shaped Stripe’s reputation in Europe as it scaled from hundreds to thousands of people, and set up its enterprise communications function in New York to build credibility with major retailers. He has also held leadership positions at commerce platform Shopify where he led EMEA communications as the company accelerated its international expansion, and product communications as it deployed AI across its platform for millions of merchants.

Outside of payments and commerce, Lewis has also worked at VC-backed productivity software startup Qatalog. In his early career, Lewis advised clients at critical issues firm Brunswick and startup communications agency Ballou.

Originally from Gateshead in the UK, Lewis graduated from Oxford with a degree in French and German and now lives in London with his wife and daughter.