Lola Oyelayo-Pearson is a Director of UX at Shopify, leading a multidisciplinary team of user experience designers passionate about integrating products for the platform’s 1.7 million merchants around the world.
Driven to create human-centric design, Lola focuses on developing positive digital experiences for merchants using Shopify’s financial offerings, such as alternative funding through Shopify Capital or business banking through Shopify Balance. She and her team also focus on providing seamless experiences for merchants selling through multiple channels like TikTok, Walmart, Facebook, Google, and more. The efforts led by Lola and her team enable inclusive and dependable experiences that are helping to shape the future of commerce.
Prior to joining Shopify, Lola managed Capital One’s design team in the UK, headed the design for a highly regarded blockchain startup in the UK, and was the director of strategy and UX at Head London, a digital agency for products and services. Lola is a passionate technophile with a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Birmingham and a Masters in Human-Computer interaction with Ergonomics from University College London.