Meet the team

Al Newman

Al Newman

Chief Revenue Officer

Al leads Dext’s global sales and revenue team, supporting hundreds of thousands of Dext users across the globe. Al started his career as an accountant before joining Sage in various technical, accountant management and sales roles. Since then, he has led the global sales teams of hyper-growth SaaS businesses from North America, Europe and Israel for more than a decade.

Spiros Theodossiou

Spiros Theodossiou

Chief Product Officer

Spiros brings over 20 years of product and technology experience to his role as CPO at Dext. He has responsibility for Product, Design, Research, Business Intelligence as well as the Technology functions. He has spent the past 11 years in the UK helping teams deliver great products in the payments space across Worldpay, Paysafe and PayPal. Spiros started his career in South Africa before moving to San Francisco for 7 years with VeriSign. Spiros holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Wits University in South Africa with an MBA from Henley Business School.

Stefan Kanev

Stefan Kanev

Chief Technology Officer

Stefan, Chief Technology Officer, oversees Dext’s engineering organisation that drives the core programming of the company. Before joining Dext, Stefan served as the CTO of LOOKK, a curated social platform, and developed for companies including Artilect AB and Newsline Group. He occasionally teaches at the University of Sofia and is an active member of the tech community in Bulgaria.

Mike Beech

Mike Beech

Chief Marketing Officer

Mike leads Dext's global marketing teams and is responsible for the strategic planning and execution of our marketing initiatives and driving awareness of our product portfolio. Mike has over 30 years of experience in enterprise IT markets across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pac, and more recently, focusing on SaaS businesses.

Nick Gilhespie

Nick Gilhespie

Chief Finance Officer

Nick joined Dext as CFO in October 2021 having previously worked at Brandwatch as Senior Vice President of Finance. Nick brings over 25 years of business experience having worked in a number of technology businesses in the UK and Australia. Nick is a Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA/CGMA).

Naomi Trickey

Naomi Trickey

Chief People Officer

As Chief People Officer at Dext, Naomi is responsible for our global people function: hiring and developing world-class people and enabling them to do their best work. Naomi has held a variety of roles in tech environments over the last 20 years, including startups in North America, Central Europe, and the UK – notably, as a product manager at BBC News and central government as a digital consultant. Over the last 10 years, she has focused on SaaS, working in both revenue and latterly global people roles for Brandwatch, Patsnap, and Planday.

The board

Our Board scrutinises our work, operations and finances.

Steve Rowley

Steve Rowley

Chairman

Øystein Moan

Øystein Moan

Chairperson, Visma

Søren Holt

Principal, Hg

Joe Jeffries

Joe Jeffries

Principal, Hg

Nic Humphries

Nic Humphries

Executive, Hg

Ekta Mehta

Ekta Mehta

Investment, Hg

Thomas Norris

Thomas Norris

Vice President Insight Partners