About Us

Overview

Lightyear is a global Software as a Service (SaaS) business focused on developing and building cutting edge Fintech products. Lightyear was founded in 2017 by entrepreneurs Chris Gregg & Roger Gregg. Lightyear has offices in Australia and the United Kingdom, and are currently active with their first product in Australia, New Zealand & the United Kingdom.


Lightyear's first product is an Accounts Payable automation application. The team plan to aggressively build out the current AP offering and expand the platform’s functionality into other areas of supply management, procurement and payments.

Good software shouldn't be difficult. The Lightyear approach is simple: Build great products, great teams and always respect our customers.


Mission Statement

Help businesses thrive in the global economy by delivering innovative tools which streamline processes, digitize data and connect businesses in the Lightyear Cloud.

Executive Team

Chris Gregg
​Founder & Chief Executive Officer

As Chief Executive of Lightyear, Chris is responsible for the overall success of the business. Chris has over ten years' experience in the Fintech sector. He has led successful teams in the fast paced startup environments and corporate Fortune 500 companies APAC, North America and Europe. He was part of the founding team at Invitbox (purchased by Intuit in 2014) where he led an award winning sales and marketing team.


An active mentor and supporter of tech startups, Chris has a passion for new and innovative technologies and is most at home hustling and building great teams and products. 

Roger Gregg
​Founder & President

Roger's training in accounting and computer science, along with over twenty years experience in manufacturing and hospitality sectors, led him to founding his first tech start up, Invitbox, in 2012 (purchased by Intuit in 2014)

Roger remains an active member of the Australian startup scene.


Based in Sydney, Roger's passion for process re-engineering and automation has led him to form Lightyear with Chris, and to build great products to change the world in their own small way.

Gareth Burns
​Chief Technology Officer

Gareth is a highly experienced software development professional with over fifteen years experience developing top of the line web based solutions. With a focus on quality as well as quantity, Gareth knows how to deliver first class digital applications that are functionally excellent while also being built to last.


Having worked across the digital sector at companies of varying size, Gareth's business acumen and leadership skills have been honed in the corporate world, the startup space and everything in between.

Tom Ashman
​Head of Business Development

Tom is a successful senior leader with over twenty years experience in sales and operations. More recently Tom has led large teams across sales and service for a leading payments company in Sydney and Dublin. Tom is passionate about delivering the perfect long term solution for customers through a seamless onboarding process and ongoing 'best in class' servicing. Tom also thrives in developing and mentoring sales teams to help them realise their professional and personal goals.

As head of business development Tom is responsible for sales activities across Lightyear's core markets

Candice Lim
​Head of Customer Success

Having came from an account management background, Candice's customer centric approach helps keep her grounded in delivering exceptional customer service and striking the balance in both Service and Sales.

With over seven years industry experience, mostly helping the Top 100 firms in the ANZ accounting industry, Candice leans in on her experience in this space as she develops teams and partnerships to help firms save time and money, and grow their practice.

Join a winning team

Lightyear are always on the lookout for top talent in our UK and Sydney offices. We operate a collaborative and supportive team environment and have a strict policy of having fun in whatever we do. We value a 'can do' attitude and support a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Our ideal team member will want to be part of something special and is up for the daily hustle. If this sounds like you, please tell us a bit about yourself.

​Open Positions

 Open PositionsGlobal LocationLocal Location
New Business Development Manager - DirectUKFlexible
New Business Development Manager - Accountants & BookkeepersUKFlexible