Our Leadership Team

David Werklund

Founder and Chairman

David Werklund
Founder and Chairman

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.

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Phil Roberts

CEO

Phil Roberts
CEO

Phil has more than 20 years of professional executive and board experience in business, technology, and governance matters in the energy and global telecommunication industry. He has also contributed to several regional and international initiatives in North America and Europe.

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Shay Heron

Vice President, Marketing and Service Delivery

Shay Heron
Vice President, Marketing and Service Delivery

As Vice President, Marketing and Service Delivery, Shay is responsible for the marketing, service delivery and overall customer experience. With more than 20 years of experience in customer relationship and brand management, Shay brings a wholistic approach to creating value for Payload clients.

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Chris Lambert

Chief Technology Officer

Chris Lambert
Chief Technology Officer

Chris has extensive experience in software and application development, people and project management, and a passion for finding intelligent and efficient solutions to complex challenges.

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Lisa Mercer

Director of Finance & Privacy Officer

Lisa Mercer
Director of Finance & Privacy Officer

Lisa brings a wealth of expertise in management of accounting operations, finance, and policy and procedure development to the Payload team. Prior to joining Payload Technologies as Director of Finance and Privacy Officer, Lisa held senior positions in the public sector in the United Kingdom.

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Our Values

We are all different, but it is our grit, our determination, and the fact that we bring so many different perspectives to the table that brings value to our Payload customers. We recognize that the diversity in our backgrounds, ethnicities, and upbringings make us stronger.

Our differences make us stronger.

We are firm on principle and flexible on method.

Deadlines matter. Commitments matter. Quality matters. Our Customers matter but where the work gets done, does not. We believe that life and work are often interchangeable; add that idea generation is not simply 9 to 5 and that family life is not relegated to after 5 pm.

We are constantly curious and push ourselves to new limits. We celebrate our wins. We learn from our mistakes. Together. Collaboratively. And sprinkle in some fun while doing it. 

We believe innovation means always being prepared to adapt.

Our care factor is our cornerstone.

We believe that if we start with care and respect regardless of differences in opinion we will always have a foundation built on trust and transparency which leads to new ideas, product evolution, and growth. We ask for help when it’s needed and perhaps more importantly, we offer our support; for any team member, client, partner, or vendor.

Join Our Team

Based in Calgary, Alberta Payload is a cloud-based solution to digitizing field tickets and regulatory manifests. We work in an environment that is fun, innovative, and team oriented. We are constantly looking for ways to create efficiencies in the field and provide insights to our clients to save them time and money.

We are looking to revolutionize how companies manage their logistics through the power of automation and data driven decisions.

Want to join the fun? Please see our latest opportunities:

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