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Former Evisions and Webtrends Executive to Oversee Software Delivery and Drive Client Success 

BEND, Ore.  (Dec. 20, 2016)NAVIS, the #1 reservation sales and marketing technology provider for the hospitality industry, has welcomed Vince Kenkel, seasoned technology executive, 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."

To learn why leading lodging companies trust NAVIS to help them take full advantage of sales and marketing opportunities that lead to more business, please visit http://www.TheNavisWay.com or call 866-712-3439. 

About NAVIS

NAVIS is the #1 reservation sales and marketing platform for the hospitality industry. Because we believe technology should make you money, not cost you money, we developed our game-changing Revenue Performance Platform™ to transform teams into revenue makers, enabling them to drive, capture and convert more direct bookings. We deliver actionable guest insights so departments can seamlessly sell and market together. The result is always a dramatic increase in direct sales and profit. We guarantee it.

Founded in 1987, NAVIS is a privately held company with headquarters in Bend, Ore., and a growing East Coast office in Orlando, Fla. The company has been awarded Top Workplaces by The Oregonian for four consecutive years and named one of the 2016 Top 100 Workplaces in Central Florida.

To learn more visit www.TheNavisWay.com.

Contact: NAVIS: Cody Pinkston

cjpinkston@thenavisway.com / 541-330-3503

Contact: Media Contact: Ivana Johnston

ivana@puzzlepartner.ca

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