The Payload Team


Our team of energy and tech veterans understands the industry’s challenges.
And how to solve them.

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David’s goal with Payload is to streamline logistics for everyone, from the site to the CEO. In oil and gas, as well as in other traditional industries.

DAVID WERKLUND

Founder and Chairman

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Dean joined Payload to apply his 15 years’ experience to a new industry. He ensures we build simple, easy-to-use software that teams are excited about using.

DEAN SKELTON

Chief Executive Officer

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Stew has 20+ years experience in transportation, from driving to dispatch to management. Stew’s experience helps Payload build great products and support service providers.

STEW GERBER

VP, Field Operations

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Dan brings to Payload 10+ years’ experience managing oil and gas technology. He knows what makes technology work in this industry, and he sees that winning formula at Payload.

Dan Giurescu

VP, New Markets

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Simon is best known for his ability to drive business forward, while creating strong relationships along the way. With over 10 years of experience in international, multi-industry business development, Simon joined Payload because of the shared interest in powerful innovations and bottom-line efficiencies within the Energy sector, and beyond.

SIMON HOWARD

VP, Sales

Payload - Spencer Harmer

Spencer is applying his 20+ years of enterprise finance experience to ensuring Payload builds products that work for all level of finance users.

SPENCER HARMER

VP, Finance

Payload - Yuval Kordov

Yuval helps lead our rethink of how to build enterprise software, with a focus on simplicity, dependability, and magical user experiences.

YUVAL KORDOV

Director, Software Development

Payload - Ben Sargent

Payload is Ben’s opportunity to shape not just our technology, but also our culture. Ben is excited to make our longer-term vision of being an industry standard a reality.

BEN SARGENT

Director, Software Development

Payload - Cliff Strass

Cliff joined Payload to be part of a team where collaboration and culture are king. He’s inspired to work to create products that make a big impact for our clients.

CLIFF STRASS

Director, Product Management

Payload - Eric Chernuka

Eric has seen how complicated oil and gas software can be. He’s at Payload to build a product that anyone can use and quickly see benefits from using.

ERIC CHERNUKA

User Interaction Developer

Payload - Daniel Ginez

Mobile for the enterprise is still a new frontier – and Daniel is at the front line. He’s going to make it easy for Payload users to work wherever they are, on any smart device.

DANIEL GINEZ

Mobile Developer

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Gulzhamal joins Payload with a wealth of financial experience working with some of Canada’s most successful companies. She is excited to help Payload become an industry leader.

GULZHAMAL ZHURGENBAY

Accounting Manager

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Craig is at Payload to help bring mobile to traditional enterprises. He’s excited to build a powerful app while still focusing on design and usability.

CRAIG SIEMENS

iOS Developer