Board of Directors

René Lacerte , CEO and Founder

René Lacerte has served as our Chief Executive Officer and a member of our board of directors since our inception in April 2006. Prior to founding Bill.com, he founded PayCycle, Inc. in 1999, an online payroll solution which was acquired by Intuit, Inc., a software company, in 2009. Mr. Lacerte holds a B.A. in Economics from Stanford University and an M.S. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University. We believe that Mr. Lacerte is qualified to serve on our board of directors because of his deep industry experience as an SMB owner and as an executive at software companies, and as our founder and Chief Executive Officer.

Aida Alvarez, Board Member

Aida Álvarez has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2022. Alvarez previously served on boards of Walmart, PacifiCare (United Health), and MUFG Union Bank. She currently serves on the board of HP Inc. among others. Álvarez is the founding chair Emerita of the Latino Community Foundation in California. She’s on the San Francisco Symphony Board of Governors, and the board of the DeYoung and the Legion of Arts museums. Álvarez was formerly a commissioner for the Smithsonian American Art Museum. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard College, and was on the Harvard Board of Overseers. She has honorary doctorates from Bethany College, Iona College, Mercy College and the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico.

Steven Cakebread, Board Member

Steven Cakebread has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2019. Since October 2014, Mr. Cakebread has served as Chief Financial Officer of Yext Inc., a software company. From March 2013 to September 2014, he served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer of D-Wave Systems, Inc., a quantum computing company. From May 2002 to March 2008, Mr. Cakebread served as Chief Financial Officer of Salesforce.com, Inc., a cloud-based software company. He previously served as a member of the board of directors of ServiceSource International, Inc., a service support provider, from February 2010 to October 2017. Mr. Cakebread holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of California, Berkeley, and a M.B.A. from Indiana University. We believe Mr. Cakebread is qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors because of his senior leadership experience and responsibility over financial and accounting matters at technology companies.

Steve Fisher, Board Member

Steve has more than twenty-five years of technology industry leadership. In 2019, he retired from his position as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at eBay. In this role, he drove vision and strategy and led execution for the company's product experience, technology platform, and payments initiative. Prior to eBay, Steve helped shape the technology vision and innovation at Salesforce for a decade, most recently in the role of Executive Vice President of Technology, where he was responsible for creating, scaling, managing and securing the company's industry-defining platforms. We believe Mr. Fisher is qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors because he has been instrumental in building some of the world's largest global technology platforms that supported multi-billion dollar businesses.

David Hornik , Board Member

David Hornik has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2016. Mr. Hornik has served as general partner of August Capital, a venture capital firm, since June 2000. Since February 2012, Mr. Hornik has served on the board of directors of Fastly, Inc., a cloud computing company, and currently serves on the boards of directors of several privately held companies. He also served on the board of directors of Splunk, Inc., a provider of machine data analytics software, from August 2004 to September 2017. Mr. Hornik holds an A.B. in Political Science and an A.B. in Computer Music from Stanford University, M. Phil in Criminology from Cambridge University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. We believe Mr. Hornik is qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors because of his extensive experience in the venture capital industry and his knowledge of technology companies.

Brian Jacobs, Board Member

Brian Jacobs has served as a member of our board of directors since August 2007. Mr. Jacobs has served as Founder and General Partner of Emergence Capital Partners, a venture capital firm, since January 2003, as well as Founder and Managing Partner of Moai Capital, a seed capital firm, since January 2018. Mr. Jacobs also currently serves on the boards of directors of several privately held companies. Mr. Jacobs holds a B.S. and an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business. We believe Mr. Jacobs is qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors because of his extensive experience in the venture capital industry and his knowledge of technology companies.

Peter Kight, Board Member

Peter Kight has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2019. Mr. Kight is a venture capital investor and previously served as Senior Advisor to Comvest Partners, a private equity firm, from April 2013 to April 2015. He has served on the board of directors of Blackbaud, Inc., a software company, since December 2014, and of Huntington Bancshares, Inc., a holding company, since June 2012, and as chairman of the board of directors of Repay Holdings Corp., a financial technology and payment processing solutions, since July 2019. From September 2017 to July 2019, Mr. Kight served as chairman of the board of directors of Thunder Bridge Acquisition, Ltd., a special acquisition company. We believe Mr. Kight is qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors because of his experience in the technology and payments industry.

Allie Kline, Board Member

Allie Kline is a founding principal of LEO DIX, a boutique services firm that helps CEOs, Boards, and C-Suite executives drive growth during times of disruption, transition, transformation and turnarounds. Most recently, she served as chief marketing officer for Oath, the $8B Verizon Communications, Inc. (NYSE: VZ) subsidiary. Oath, now Verizon Media, consists of 20+ distinctive digital brands reaching one billion consumers including AOL, HuffPost, MAKERS, TechCrunch, Tumblr, and Yahoo. She was responsible for global consumer and B2B marketing, external and internal communications, brand strategy and creative, and corporate citizenship and cause marketing. Simultaneously, she also served as the CEO of MAKERS, Verizon’s preeminent women's media brand. Prior to Oath’s formation when Verizon acquired Yahoo, Ms. Kline held the position of chief marketing officer for AOL, from 2013 to 2017, prior to and following Verizon’s acquisition of the company in 2015.

She is renowned for her business, marketing and communications expertise with fast-growth companies, as well as cyber/crisis, M&A, transformations and turnarounds.

Allison Mnookin , Board Member

Allison Mnookin has served as a member of our board of directors since July 2019. Since July 2017, Ms. Mnookin has served as a senior lecturer of business administration at Harvard Business School. Prior to joining us, she served as CEO of Quick Base, Inc., an online application software company, from April 2016 to November 2016. From July 2010 to March 2016, Ms. Mnookin served as vice president and general manager of the QuickBase business of Intuit, Inc., a software company. Since June 2018 Ms. Mnookin has served on the board of LPL Financial Holdings, Inc., a technology, brokerage and investment advisory services company, and on the board of QuickBase, Inc. since its divestment from Intuit in March 2016 until April 2019. Ms. Mnookin also served on the board of Fleetmatics Group PLC, a SaaS fleet management provider, from March 2014 to November 2016. Ms. Mnookin holds an A.B. in Women’s Studies from Harvard University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. We believe Ms. Mnookin is qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors because of her executive experience and knowledge of technology companies.

Rory O’Driscoll , Board Member

Rory O’Driscoll has served as a member of our board of directors since August 2013. Since 2007, Mr. O’Driscoll has been a Managing Partner at Scale Venture Partners, a venture capital firm. Mr. O’Driscoll has served as a member of the board of directors of Box, Inc., a data storage and file management software company, since April 2010. Mr. O’Driscoll previously served on the board of directors of DocuSign, Inc., an eSignature and digital transaction management company, from December 2010 to August 2018, and ExactTarget, Inc., a digital marketing software company, until it was acquired by Salesforce.com, Inc., a cloud-based software company, in July 2013. Mr. O’Driscoll also currently serves on the boards of directors of several privately held companies. Mr. O’Driscoll holds a B.Sc. in Economics from the London School of Economics. We believe Mr. O’Driscoll is qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors because of his extensive experience in the venture capital industry and his knowledge of technology companies.

Tina Chan Reich, Board Member

Tina Reich has served as a member of our board of directors since June 2022. Ms. Reich currently serves as Head of Credit and Risk at Theorem Partners LLC, a financial technology and investment firm, where she has worked since May 2022. Prior to Theorem, Ms. Reich served as Senior Vice President and Chief Credit Officer of the Global Business Financing, Payments and Digital Experiences group of American Express Company, a payment and card services company, from March 2019 to December 2021. Ms. Reich also served as Chief Risk Officer and Chief Data Scientist at Credibly, a fintech lending platform, from September 2014 to February 2019. She has been an advisor to Clara, a Latin American financial services company, since March 2022. She served on the Experian Financial Services Advisory Council from 2016 to December 2021. Ms. Reich holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Scott Wagner, Board Member

Scott Wagner has served as a member of our board of directors since September 2021. Scott Wagner served as CEO for GoDaddy from 2017 to 2019. Prior to that Mr. Wagner was President, COO and CFO from 2012 to 2017. During his tenure, GoDaddy evolved from its successful founding as the leading domain name registrar in the United States into a global software-as-a-service (SaaS) company, capable of helping everyday entrepreneurs start, create, grow and manage their business successfully.

Mr. Wagner joined GoDaddy from global private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) where he was a partner and one of the leaders of KKR Capstone, KKR’s portfolio operations team. Prior to KKR, Mr. Wagner was with the Boston Consulting Group. Mr. Wagner currently sits on the public board of TrueWind Capital Bilander and invests in and advises a number of technology companies on growth and leadership topics.

We believe Mr. Wagner is qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors because of his extensive experience in leading and scaling a global SaaS company for SMBs.