IRIS Software Group Appoints Neel Lee Chauhan as Chief Product Officer


IRIS Software Group (IRIS), a leading global software provider of accounting, edtech and HCM solutions, announced the appointment of Neel Lee Chauhan as Chief Product Officer.

In his role at IRIS, Chauhan will be responsible for the strategic direction and management of IRIS’ broad, global portfolio of >100 products and business-critical solutions. He will work closely with the engineering, product, and commercial teams to execute a product roadmap that is well-aligned with evolving market and customer needs.

“With continued expansion across markets and geographies, accelerated by significant UK and U.S. investments in recent months, all of us at IRIS are dedicated to delivering best in class essential solutions to support our customers’ mission-critical business operations worldwide,” said Elona Mortimer-Zhika, CEO of IRIS Software Group. “In this new expansion chapter, we are delighted to add Neel’s exceptional and market-relevant expertise to our globally expanding executive team. He brings palpable energy to the room with a clear and deep love of technology and a passionate focus on innovation. With his appointment, we are well-positioned to drive product excellence through both our build and acquisition strategies.”

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Neel brings more than 25 years of experience driving strategic digital transformations at PE-backed and public software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies. He has a proven track record of success scaling large, complex business units in the technology and human capital technology sectors. Most recently, Neel served as GM and VP of Product Management for Credit Processing at Fiserv and Chief Product Officer at ADP’s Small Business Solutions business unit. Earlier in his career, Neel held leadership positions at Google including Head of Online Advertiser Services for Google Ads and Head of Sales Strategy and Operations for Google Commerce. In this role, Neel helped scale Google AdWords’ online services platforms to more than one million advertisers.

“Over its 46-year history, inspired by a clear vision to deliver smarter solutions to HR, accountancy, payroll, and education organizations of all sizes, IRIS has established an excellent foundation for future growth,” said Neel Lee Chauhan, Chief Product Officer at IRIS Software Group. “I’m looking forward to working closely with our dynamic product, engineering and marketing teams to deliver exceptional value to our customers worldwide.”

Neel has a proven track record of leadership, product management and innovation, owning three patents related to payroll, accounting and credit applications. Neel holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Toronto Metropolitan University, a Master of Science from the London School of Economics, and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Neel Chauhan will split his time between New Jersey, USA, and London, England, reporting directly to IRIS’ CEO, Elona Mortimer-Zhika.