Meet The Leadership Team


John Horton

Chief Executive Officer

John sets LegitScript’s overall strategy and oversees its execution. He founded LegitScript in 2007, after working for five years as a drug policy advisor in the White House, where he helped the Drug Czar coordinate national policy on prescription drug abuse, methamphetamine, and chemical diversion. He previously worked as a prosecutor and legal counsel to the Oregon House Judiciary Committee. John lived for several years in Tokyo, where he worked in the finance industry and pursued a master’s degree in international law.

Scott Roth


Scott oversees the day-to-day operations and ongoing business performance of the company. Prior to joining LegitScript, Scott was CEO of Jama Software, a leading product development and risk management platform for companies building complex and highly regulated products. Over the course of his 20-year career, Scott has held several leadership positions with high-growth SaaS, internet, and data companies such as, ExactTarget, and Return Path.


Michal Conley

Director of Analyst Operations

Michal oversees LegitScript’s Operations division and is responsible for developing LegitScript’s strategy to maximize the operational efficiency and efficacy of the team. In her professional career, Michal served in the Israel Defense Forces as a first lieutenant, worked as a software implementation consultant, and practiced as an art therapist and counselor. Michal holds a bachelor’s degree in behavioral sciences from the College of Management Academic Studies (Israel) and a master’s degree in art therapy from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Martin Day

Chief Financial Officer

Martin sets the financial direction of LegitScript in support of the company's strategy. He brings more than 25 years of experience from publicly traded, VC-backed, and PE-backed companies. Prior to joining LegitScript, Martin has held executive, finance, and operations leadership positions for high growth companies such as Janrain (acquired by Akamai Technologies), (acquired by Liberty Interactive), and Digimarc Corp. Martin started his career with Ernst & Young in Silicon Valley and holds both a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in accounting from Brigham Young University.

Jeff Estuesta

Chief Operating Officer

Jeff creates harmony among all of LegitScript’s departments to deliver exceptional client service and business results. He has more than 20 years of cross-industry experience in public, privately held, and entrepreneurial environments. Prior to LegitScript, Jeff held senior leadership roles at companies including Shelton Turnbull, Port of Vancouver, and Kentrox. Jeff holds a bachelor’s degree in managerial finance and economics at St. Cloud State University.


Imelda Khoo

Director of Marketing

Imelda develops the marketing vision at LegitScript and oversees all marketing functions. Prior to LegitScript, Imelda was VP at Aimclear, an integrated marketing agency whose client roster included AirBnB, eBay, and LinkedIn. Her work has been featured in Forbes and her speaking credentials include Search Marketing Expo, the American Marketing Association, and Webmaster Radio’s PPC Rockstars. Imelda holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Derby (UK) and a post-graduate diploma from The Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing.

Smita Menon

VP of Product Management

Smita heads LegitScript’s Product Management division and is responsible for product and project functions of the organization. She brings expertise from diverse industries such as fintech, financial investigations, access control, and payments. An alumna of Texas A&M University’s MBA program, Smita has deep experience working with small nonprofit and large Fortune 50 for-profit organizations. She earned her graduate degree in commerce and post-graduate degree in systems analysis from the University of Mumbai.


Darryl Nicholson

VP of Engineering and IT

Darryl leads the engineering function at LegitScript. Prior to joining, Darryl was the CTO of Janrain where he led the technology team through a successful integration with Akamai. Darryl has 25 years of experience leading teams in engineering, operations, IT, product management, QA, and customer support gleaned from his work at six startups. Darryl is a retired Air Force Captain and holds a bachelor's degree in computer engineering from the Royal Military College of Canada.


Anthony Owens

Chief Revenue Officer

Anthony supports and directs an expanding sales organization at LegitScript. He is committed to his team’s professional development and providing them the organizational structure and resources they need to realize their potential. Anthony comes to LegitScript with extensive experience leading sales teams in both the private equity and venture capital software spaces. Most recently, he served as SVP of Global Sales for CentralSquare Technologies. Anthony has developed sales teams from start-up to global operations, with teams in the United States, London, Singapore, and Australia.

Evan Smith

VP and General Counsel

Evan oversees LegitScript's legal affairs, providing strategic guidance and advising on day-to-day operations. Prior to LegitScript, he spent several years in private practice as a litigator and worked at Providence Health & Services. Evan received his undergraduate degree from Grinnell College and his law degree from the University of Oregon School of Law.

Kristen Zervis

Director of Talent and Culture

Kristen leads LegitScript's Talent & Culture function, focused on the employee experience, inclusivity, and genuine care. She has more than 17 years of human resources experience in a variety of functions. Prior to coming on board, Kristen was the Director of HR for US Retail at adidas and previously worked for First Tech Federal Credit Union. She has a bachelor's degree in organizational communications from the University of Portland.


Treat Procurement Specialist

Parker is a chocolate lab motivated by treats and affection. She had a brief stint in PR, but now spends her days patrolling the kitchen and finding sunny spots for naps. Dislikes: skateboards and vacuums.


LegitScript is an Inc. 5000 company and was named one of the “Top Workplaces” in Oregon and Southwest Washington.


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