Suresh Krishnaswamy

Suresh Krishnaswamy, Chief Financial Officer

Suresh Krishnaswamy was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Leafly in September 2021. As Leafly’s CFO, Suresh is responsible for managing all finance operations and strategy, and leading the company’s financial strategy and expansion as a three-sided marketplace. Suresh brings more than 25 years of experience in finance and technology, having served in leadership roles at global companies and marketplace startups.

Suresh has worked with major investment banks, including Credit Suisse, Bank of America (Fleet Boston Financial), Credit Agricole, and Barclays. Most recently, Suresh served as a key advisor for NextLevel Business Consulting, where he developed vision and strategy for large companies in financial services and technology. Prior to joining NextLevel, he led the Finance and Platform teams as CFO at Drift, a renewable energy marketplace. While there, he established a financial framework for prioritizing and managing product initiatives, oversaw compliance, and led risk processes. He has also served as strategic advisor to a number of companies, including global digital payments services and Fintech companies in finance, strategy, and product management roles.

Suresh holds a BSE in Computer Science from the University of Pennsylvania, and a MS in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin. He is based in Seattle, WA.