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Roland Lessard


Roland Lessard joined Morningside as Co-CEO in 2017. Since that time, Morningside has transformed its operational footprint, developed market leading technology and products, and scaled into one of the world’s leading IP and language services companies. Prior to joining Morningside, Roland was Chief Product Officer for Sterling, the largest background screening company in the world. Roland’s accountability stretched across their global suite of products, P&L ownership and M&A integration, and he was instrumental in Sterling’s evolution from a founder-led company to the global leader it is today. Prior to Sterling, Roland held various other business transformation roles most notably at Valassis and Saint-Gobain. Roland holds a BS in Industrial Engineering and a MS in Engineering Management amongst several other certifications.