Barbara Kerr-Shaw

Barbara Kerr-Shaw

Chief Financial Officer

Barbs looks after the financial aspects of our business, account management, office administration, our fabulous team and the resident 6 felines. She has 17 years experience in the software development industry, with roles ranging from support and account management through to website development project management.

Outside of the online world, she enjoys reading Stephen King, doing arty stuff, hiking on Cape Town’s amazing trails, very short jogs and gardening.

LightSpeed’s Remote Workspaces 2019
LightSpeed are a remote team, working across the world, at any one time in Chile, South Africa or South-East Asia.
Our LSX Theme is Gutenberg-Compatible – and that’s just the beginning!
We have revamped the LSX theme for full Gutenberg compatibility! Plus we've built the LSX blocks plugin. Check out our demo site for more...
LightSpeed provides Gutenberg Editor training
LightSpeed conducted their first Gutenberg Editor training session with the staff from Men’s Health SA at Media24. The training was focused on creating articles on the website using the newly developed long format. LightSpeed worked on developing a long format template recently for articles on the Men’s Health...
PayFast Add-on for Give Released on WordPress.org
The PayFast Add-on for Give version 1.2 is now free. Give makes receiving donations easy. PayFast lets you do that as a South African bank account holder.
Zoho CRM Addon for Caldera Forms Version 2 Released on WordPress.org
Version 2 of the Zoho CRM Add-on for Caldera Forms has been released on WordPress.org and supports the latest changes in the Zoho API.
Happy Holidays from LightSpeed!
As November flashes by and we race towards the end of another eventful year, we take a 5-minute breather to look back and reflect on the year that was at LightSpeed.
My Experience Joining the LightSpeed Team
LightSpeed's most recent addition, Jacques, writes about joining the LightSpeed team, and how he's enjoying the remote working experience.
LightSpeed Team Retreat 2018
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....
LightSpeed’s Furry Friends
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.
Top Bookings website pitfalls and how LightSpeed can help you to avoid them
If you are running an online booking website, or would like to, we’ve compiled this list of pitfalls which we help our clients to avoid when building bookings websites for them.
LightSpeed’s Services Packages
We’ve forged ahead and set up a range of packages, which we are now marketing directly from our own site. We wanted to find ways to streamline our process and a big part of this was to clearly define what our clients are getting within the various packages.
Top subscription and membership pitfalls and how Lightspeed can help you avoid them
Subscription and membership websites are definitely not the same thing, however they do share many similar pitfalls and mistakes that can be avoided.
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Sandor Weyers
Role & Company: Elementz Travel

I approached LightSpeed because they were referred to me by Wetu and I also saw some of the great work…

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Yentl Barros
Role & Company: Media24

I approached LightSpeed Development because they developed a similar site within our group before and we were satisfied with the…

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Tony Bales
Role & Company: CEO | Epping Property

LightSpeed initially facilitated the development of our website 7 years ago. They have also hosted our website since inception. Early…

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Angélique Visser
Role & Company: National Councillor | FISA

LightSpeed has been FISA’s IT partner for the last three years. During this period they did not only host the…

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Eva Sittig
Role & Company: Head of Global Communications | Lufthansa InTouch

LightSpeed is managing the MailChimp account on behalf LH InTouch. The tasks include, RSS campaigns, List segmentation, Integrate WordPress plugin…

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