Lynsey Thornton

Lynsey Thornton

GM of Core Product


Lynsey got her first taste of high growth tech companies while working for Dublin-based Paddy Power, where she led the company's first design research team. When she moved to Canada in 2012, she took a role in a small startup called Shopify. Shopify has since grown to be Canada's most valuable company, helping over a million entrepreneurs around the world start and grow their businesses. During her time there she's led RnD teams from Research, to User Experience, to Product. She is currently heading up the Core Product group, a multi-hundred, multi-disciplinary group of product designers, engineers, & product managers who build the company's foundational product.

Past Sessions

UXDX Europe 2020

Watch How To Get Management Buy In?

How To Get Management Buy In?

Lynsey Thornton


Lowell Goss


Yael Gutman

ASCAP - The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers

Jonathan Bowman


Getting buy-in or influencing others is tough. Often data and logic are not enough to make your case. How do you navigate getting buy in on someone else's road-map? Our leaders will share key insights from how their teams work on ensuring o...

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