NAVIS, one of the top reservation, sales and marketing technology providers for the hospitality industry, has welcomed Vince Kenkel as their new Vice President of Engineering.
Kenkel comes to NAVIS with more than two decades of software experience, starting out as a software engineer but spending most of his career leading technical teams. Most recently, he was Vice President of Engineering at Evisions, Inc. and before that Vice President of Engineering at Webtrends, Inc. In both roles, he led the development of world-class, enterprise SaaS solutions.
Kenkel’s considerable experience will help him lead the strategic direction of NAVIS’ technology portfolio and guide the build-out of its product roadmap, broadening and improving NAVIS’ suite of products and related services. Regarding his new appointment, Kenkel said, “NAVIS sees technology as a means to success, not an end. I’m fortunate to join such a visionary company that prides itself in breaking new ground while keeping clients’ best interests at heart.”
Kyle Buehner, NAVIS CEO said, “Vince brings a stellar record of developing and launching innovative, successful SaaS-based products. He’s metric-minded, understands big data, and clearly shares our values of innovation and exceptional service. We’re very fortunate to have found someone of his caliber to fill this role, and I know he can’t wait to get started.”