We are a Team of Explorers

When you live and work in the land of biking, boarding and beer, you see things from a different perspective. Our team is full of people who are the first to carve those deep powder turns, bike up a mountain for a great view, and explore every turn of a trail. And we bring that same drive, determination, and curiosity to work every day.

Inspired by Adventure

We are market-change agents driven by ambition and motivated by what can be possible. So, it’s no surprise we choose Bend to call home. It is the land of adventure. While 70% of us dwell in Bend, Oregon, our diverse team lives, works, and plays throughout the US.

Driven to Find Advantage

The NAVIS team is comprised of 30-year veterans in hospitality. We are authentic, curious, and independent. We create direct bookings solutions for those seeking a competitive edge and revenue independence.​

NAVIS Leadership

Experienced. Knowledgeable. Fearless.

Marc Heyneker

Chief Executive Officer

Prior to founding Revinate, Marc spent 9 years at Akamai Technologies in channel development, sales, and leadership roles. He was responsible for leading and growing Akamai’s High Tech sales division in North America to over $100M in revenues before starting Revinate. Marc and co-founder Jay Ashton were classmates at Deerfield Academy and later on went on to found Revinate. Marc resides in San Francisco with his wife, Jocelyn, and loves to travel, golf, ski, and fly fish. He is a dual citizen of the United States and Holland, and lives part of the year in Amsterdam.

Dan Hang

President / COO

Dan brings 20+ years of driving growth in public and private technology companies in a range of roles. After starting his career as a technical sales engineer at Akamai, Dan joined the founding team at Trulia in its early days and built up the product team that owned all revenue for the company. After seeing Trulia through its IPO and eventual sale to Zillow Group, Dan led the Rentals division at Zillow before joining Revinate. Dan has a passion for solving business problems through the creative application of technology. Dan is an avid trail runner, mountain biker, and skier who enjoys doing just about anything possible outside with his wife, two children, and dog in Marin County, CA.

Gary Lawrence

Chief Financial Officer

Gary has more than 30 years of professional experience in a number of different fields and has been in the hospitality space since 2015. After graduation, Gary gravitated toward technology businesses, and he has held roles as CFO at Orcom Solutions, President at Cort Software, Turnaround Consultant, and CFO at BendBroadband. Gary was the CFO of NAVIS prior to Revinate’s acquisition and is now the CFO of the combined company – Revinate. Gary has pursued roles with firms demonstrating strong values and providing opportunities for high growth. When he’s not working, Gary enjoys family time, watching sports, and spending time in the great outdoors.

Karen Stephens

Chief Revenue Officer

Karen has held leadership positions in hospitality tech and distribution companies for more than 20 years. Karen joined Revinate in 2013, as Senior Director of Sales, closing some of the company’s largest deals to date. From there Karen made her way through both the sales and CS organizations in various roles. As Chief Revenue Officer, Karen is responsible for strategy, performance, and alignment of revenue operations in the company — spanning the entire Customer Journey across Sales, Marketing, and Customer Success. Karen has lived and worked abroad in both the UK and France. She calls San Francisco home and enjoys spending her free time in Lake Tahoe with her rescue dog, Shaggy.

Jason Standiford

CTO

Jason brings 20+ years experience working at Silicon Valley technology companies. Jason started off as a hands-on software engineer building scalable data services for various startups in Silicon Valley. After a decade of writing code, he discovered his passion in technology leadership and shifted focus to building best in class development teams and software development processes to drive business growth. Jason has a passion for building teams & scalable software that serves the hospitality industry to help increase direct booking Revenue. Jason has a passion for auto-racing, skiing and watching cartoons with his 3 young children.

Abhishek Anjanappa

Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)

Abhishek brings 20 years of experience in managing and scaling growth for various public and private companies in the fields of Marketing, Business development and Operations. Abhishek started his career as a marketing analyst and worked at multiple companies leading their Marketing, Growth and Operations teams. Prior to joining Revinate, Abhishek was part of the Quotient Technology’s leadership team and helped the company through its startup to IPO phase along with leading and supporting many M&A integrations. Abhishek loves to identify business opportunities and then develop and implement go to market plans to realize and scale growth. Abhishek is an avid reader and follows sports, politics and current affairs. He enjoys traveling with his wife and kids.

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Brooke Hue

VP, People and Culture

Brooke has over 20 years of experience in Human Resources in various industries including technology, manufacturing and healthcare. Prior to Revinate, she was the VP of Human Resources in the Americas for Icertis and helped grow the global company from 400 to 1200 employees worldwide. She believes that leisure is a core need and is passionate about helping individuals and managers create a vibrant work ethic and culture where everyone maximizes their time at work and at play. She’s an avid reader of nonfiction, and also loves mysteries and science fiction. In her free time, she enjoys a myriad of outdoor activities and recently added gardening to her outdoor activity docket.

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Nikolay Tchaouchev

Chief Design Officer

Nikolay brings 20+ years of experience in User Experience and Design, Brand and Product. Before Revinate, he led Trulia’s design vision from their early stage to IPO. He headed Product & Design at WeVideo to increase their user base from 15K to 30M+ and bring the company to profitability. Nikolay spent some time at Salesforce as a principal designer for their Service Cloud. He has a passion for delivering intuitive user-centric experience and solving problems with design by employing empathy. In his spare time, Nikolay is passionate about photography, design trends and brands like Disney and Tesla, science-fiction, green energy, Formula 1 and tennis.