The Vistex Foundation is a private foundation launched in 2012 through the support of Sanjay Shah, the founder of Vistex, Inc. We are committed to addressing the root causes of poverty by partnering with organizations whose programs provide education and health services to communities in need.

The Foundation Leadership Team

Sanjay Shah - Vistex Foundation

Sanjay Shah


Sanjay Shah is the Founder of Vistex and serves as its Chief Executive Officer and Chief Architect. Sanjay brings a high level of passion, energy and skills to address complex business processes for global organizations. Sanjay has been instrumental in creating an entirely new category of business software called “Go-to-Market” programs and has charted a visionary path for Vistex that transcends the “business as usual” mindset. With relentless focus and unbridled vitality, he executes on the vision like only he can.

Mason Payne - Vistex Foundation

Mason Payne

Executive Director

Mason Payne has been the Director of the Vistex Foundation since 2013 working closely with founder to develop its mission and to establish global partnerships to further the goal of removing barriers to success for those in need. Specializing in corporate citizenship and foundation management, Mason brings over 20 years of experience working with non-profits and community organizations throughout the US and around the world. He has a Master of Public Policy from the University of Chicago and is a nearly retired musician.

Lori Lea - Vistex Foundation

Lori Lea


As the Vice President of Finance and Human Resources, Lori has global responsibilities for financial reporting and strategic resource planning. Lori has been with Vistex since 2007 and has over 20 years of experience in Finance and HR. Improving company-wide processes and providing opportunities for professional development are just two ways that Lori fulfills her passion to encourage Vistex associates to excel and achieve success. Lori’s vision for the company is to provide complete transparency into global policies and regional compliances to help global leaders make informed business decisions.

Mark Baggio - Vistex Foundation

Mark Baggio


As Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Mark is the chief legal advisor to Vistex, Inc. and its corporate leadership team. Mark joined Vistex in mid-2014 and oversees Vistex, Inc.’s legal, corporate development and brand protection matters. He envisions creating a fully equipped team to provide highly responsive, quality legal advice and representation on all projects. Mark’s primary goal for the legal department is to be a valued and trusted partner, recognized for creativity, expertise and commitment to strategic objectives.