Adds Experienced SMB Leaders to Its Leadership Team, Hiring Irana Wasti as Chief Product Officer and Sofya Pogreb as Chief Operating Officer

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– (NYSE:BILL), a leading provider of cloud-based software that simplifies, digitizes and automates financial operations for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), today announced that Irana Wasti had joined the company as Chief Product Officer (CPO) and Sofya Pogreb joined as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Both leaders will report directly to CEO and Founder, René Lacerte.

“We are thrilled to have Irana and Sofya join the team. Their experience building products and operational capabilities that support SMBs globally is invaluable,” said René Lacerte, CEO and Founder of “We look forward to both of their contributions as we continue to build a company that automates the future of finance so businesses can thrive.”

Irana was most recently Chief Product Officer at Typeform, a global SaaS platform for audience engagement serving 500 million digital interactions per year. Previously, she was President of GoDaddy EMEA, serving SMEs worldwide. Irana was also Senior Vice President and General Manager of GoDaddy’s Productivity business, leading teams that provide small businesses with tools and services that help them improve communication and manage their businesses. Prior to that, Irana was a product manager at Intuit and started her career at IBM.

“I am thrilled to join at this stage of the company’s growth and development,” said Irana Wasti. “’s platform has tremendous potential to make a difference in simplifying financial transactions for so many SMBs around the world, and I’m thrilled to be a part of it.”

Irana holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Computer Science from University of California, Berkeley.

Sofya has spent most of her 20+ year career in operational roles at fintech companies. Most recently, as COO of NEXT Insurance, Sofya created and executed a technology-driven insurance company strategy that scaled the business. Prior to this, Sofya served as COO at TrueAccord, where she scaled and led critical operational functions. Prior to that, Sofya was a senior executive at PayPal, responsible for risk management in the Americas.

“Having served small businesses for years at NEXT Insurance and PayPal, I have developed a great empathy for all that SMBs have on their plates. I am thrilled to be part of such a great company that strives to facilitate their work,” said Sofya Pogreb.

Sofya sits on the board of NEXT Insurance as well as the board of AchieveKids. Sofya holds a master’s degree in computer science and a dual bachelor’s degree in computer science and finance from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

About (NYSE: BILL) is a leading provider of cloud-based software that simplifies, digitizes and automates financial operations for small and medium businesses. The company’s mission is to make it easy to connect and do business. Additional solutions include the all-in-one expense management platform Divvy and the mobile billing product Invoice2go. Hundreds of thousands of SMBs worldwide use’s solutions to manage end-to-end financial workflows, process payments and connect with suppliers and customers, helping to manage inflows and outflows cash. partners with leading US financial institutions, accounting firms and accounting software providers. is headquartered in San Jose, California. For more information, visit