Loren Padelford

COO, Shopify

Role: Associate

Sites: CDL-Atlanta, CDL-Oxford, CDL-Paris, CDL-Toronto

Stream: Space

Loren is COO of Podium, and prior was CRO of Shopify.With a BA in Psychology from the University of Guelph and an MBA in Marketing from University of Liverpool, Padelford wore many hats at Shopify including VP of Shopify Plus, where he led Shopify’s commerce solution for high-growth, high-volume merchants like Kylie Jenner, Rebecca Minkoff, FashionNova, Ring, RedBull, etc.; and the head of Shopify’s regulated products team, providing safe, secure and reliable commerce capabilities to the cannabis, alcohol and pharmaceuticals industries.