LightSpeed’s most recent addition, Jacques, writes about joining the LightSpeed team, and how he’s enjoying the remote working experience.
Chief Executive Officer
Ashley founded LightSpeed in 2003. The company changed from computer and network support to a website development company in 2007. His passion for the open source community lead him to get involved in organising WordCamp and WordPress Meetup events. As an avid traveller, Ashley has attended WordCamps on 3 continents.
As founder and CEO of the company his time is split between generating or nurturing leads around the world, client consultation and managing his global team of WordPress professionals.
Outside of work, sport and physical exercise play a major role in his life. At 14 he started serious mountain biking and during his teens he earned provincial colours 3 times and won the provincial championships once in 1998. Later in his life he has discovered the wonders of long distance running.
LightSpeed have spent the first part of 2018 working hard on securing new business, and also cementing the excellent relationships that we have with our existing clients. We feel extremely positive about how 2018 has progressed thus far, and have taken on new staff to supplement our excellent team….
The LightSpeed team are a remote team, which means we all get to enjoy working in an environment with our pets. We’ve compiled a get-to-know the pets of LightSpeed article.
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