PayByPhone is headed up by a team of professionals, with boundless experience in the cashless payment industry. 


Andreas Gruber

Andy is the President and CEO of PayByPhone and brings close to 20 years of international experience in the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) business. He has an extensive background in Strategy and Business Development and headed up this department for VW Financial Services AG for over 2 years. Andy has been deeply involved in the Parking business in recent years through his Board appointments at PayByPhone and Sunhill technologies. He believes parking today is one of the key pain points for drivers around the world and is passionate about working with the PayByPhone team to deliver great products that will make the world of mobility an easier place for our customers.


Maggie Clay

Chief Financial Officer

As CFO, Maggie is responsible for the finance, HR and legal functions of PayByPhone globally.

Maggie supports decision-making in all departments based on financial, legal and risk considerations. She brings experience in corporate finance, financial planning and analysis to the management team. Maggie obtained her BComm from McGill University and articled with PricewaterhouseCoopers. She is a CPA, CA.




Jason Boast

Chief Experience Officer 

As Chief Experience Officer, Jason is responsible for the entire consumer experience as it relates to the wider PayByPhone service. This includes the design and development of consumer products, primarily the flagship iOS and Android apps as well as all the web-based assets and IVR solution. The role includes driving awareness of the service to both consumers and partners through focused, data driven, marketing activities.

Jason works directly with cities, private operators and tier one strategic partners like Apple, Google and Android Pay in order to create the best service for the end user. To complete the customer lifecycle, Jason has created a one to many, software supported, global customer service solution that supports the needs of the user throughout every stage of their journey.

Philippe Lerouge

President and CEO, PayByPhone France

Philippe Lerouge is the founder of PayByPhone in France, managing Belgium and Switzerland. He has personally led execution and delivery of major Clients including Paris, Nantes, Geneva or VINCI Park. Prior to founding PayByPhone France in 2009, Philippe spent 15 years in the payment and services division of the group Sodexo, starting in Germany and subsequently holding various managing director roles in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and the UK. Between 2001 and 2004 he was responsible for e-Commerce activities for Sodexo Group.

Philippe completed the executive program at Babson College in the USA, and holds a Masters in Management at the University Paris Dauphine and a Masters degree from the IAE of Aix-en-Provence.

Chris Morrow         

Chief Technology Officer

As the Chief Technology Officer, Chris is responsible for platform product development, IT operations, IT infrastructure, IT compliance and security. Chris has been with PayByPhone since 2007 when he joined as employee seven and as the first full time IT employee. Prior to PayByPhone, Chris spent many years working in large-scale SaaS operations.

Chris’s role at PayByPhone is to lead the technology teams to build and scale the PayByPhone technology platform securely, reliably and efficiently.


 Saskia Ipema 

VP of Business Operations

As the Vice President of Business Operations at PayByPhone, Saskia is responsible for leading the PMO, building out the company’s sales operations, and is the acting Commercial Director for PayByPhone’s UK division. In her executive role, Saskia drives technological advances in order to develop scalable models to accommodate the growth of the business. She is a major believer in finding new ways to use technology in all aspects of the organization to help shape PayByPhone’s future.

Saskia comes to PayByPhone with a wealth of experience, having over 17 years in the technology industry. Before her current position, she worked for organizations such as Mais Software LTD, Optimus Information Inc., Intelligent Limited, Strangeloop Networks, and The Active Network where she’s held many executive level positions advocating for change and growth in addition to helping expand each organization’s global presence.



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