LeaseQ is a marketplace and finance technology platform company that connects businesses, equipment sellers, and finance companies to make selling and financing equipment easy, fast, and cost effective. The LeaseQ Platform is a free, configurable and customizable cloud based SaaS solution with a suite of on-demand software and data solutions for the equipment financing industry. The LeaseQ platform has been purpose-built to deliver 3 major benefits to equipment financing today:
Vernon is Founder and CEO at LeaseQ. He guides the company in its mission to provide the easiest, fastest and most cost-effective way for more businesses to finance and buy equipment. As a business leader and sales & marketing expert, Vernon specializes in rapid growth and enterprise automation solutions. Prior to LeaseQ he led best practices marketing services and consulting firms that deliver customer strategy, analytics, enterprise CRM, and online marketing solutions to fortune 500 companies and financial services companies such as Bank of America, Schwab, Allstate and Wells Fargo. In prior roles, Vernon served as CEO at DiaLogos, Managing Partner at CDS and at Peppers & Rogers Group. Most recently, Vernon was CMO at Insurance.com, a marketplace for consumer auto insurance.
As the CFO, Scott leads the financial and human resource operations of LeaseQ and provides insight and experience to our growing organization. He has 20+ years of senior finance experience with technology companies and joined LeaseQ in November of 2016 through the acquisition of Noesis, where he oversaw the finance, human resource, legal and administrative functions. Prior to Noesis, Scott worked in a number of senior finance roles at Computer Science Corporation and Sage Group plc, after beginning his career with Price Waterhouse in Dallas. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Texas.
John is VP, Funding Operations at LeaseQ. With more than 35 years of experience in financial services, he is responsible for developing LeaseQ’s funding team, and expanding the network of lenders on the LeaseQ platform to provide coverage for all equipment types, geographies, and credit classes. Prior to LeaseQ, John was a Senior Director at EMC Corporation, managing an active $4.5 billion financing portfolio and global lending relationships. He also has extensive experience in program development and implementation, credit analysis, collection management, complex deal structuring, funding and new business development.
Cory is General Manager for the Food & Beverage Group and the Partnership Group. He also plays a significant role in designing automation and integration solutions that benefit both equipment sellers and finance companies. Prior to LeaseQ, Cory founded LenderCloud.com an early competitor to LeaseQ. In 2012, Cory joined forces with LeaseQ as employee #1 bringing with him an out-of-the-box perspective on the equipment financing industry. Prior to LeaseQ, Cory was Franchise Finance Manager at Direct Capital Corporation and Capital Sourcing Consultant at IFS Capital.
As the Director of Engineering at LeaseQ, Shekhar leads all software development and integration including development of the LeaseQ platform and a growing list of equipment finance tools. A seasoned team leader with successful start-up companies, he has a proven track record building highly-scalable, cloud based SaaS systems. Prior to LeaseQ, Shekhar was Principal Software Engineer at VideoIQ, Inc., Affectiva and at Lycos, where he spent the first 10 years of his career.
In his role as Senior Director of Application Development, Chris leads engineering on the Noesis platform and the Mechanical & Electrical equipment vertical. He has spent the last 20 years creating and contributing to tech startups. He served as CTO of Managing Energy Inc. and helped build the platform from the ground up; upon its acquisition by Noesis, he served as Senior Director of Application Development and was responsible for platform architecture, development and integration. Chris graduated from the University of Waterloo and holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering.