Powerful Technology, Passionate People, Global Impact
Revinate is backed by leading Silicon Valley investors, including Benchmark Capital, Tenaya Capital, and Sozo Ventures. Headquartered in San Francisco with regional offices in Amsterdam and Singapore, Revinate counts tens of thousands of the world’s leading hotels as customers.
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 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 and 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.
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.
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.
Chief Technology Officer
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 & 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
Chief Marketing Officer
Abhishek brings 20 years of experience in managing and scaling growth for various public and private companies in the field 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 travelling with his wife and kids.
Vice President, People & 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 non-fiction, 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.
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.
Chief Commercial Officer, Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants
Lead Investor (Series A). Benchmark believes that great entrepreneurs change the world for the better. The venture capital firm focuses on early-stage companies in the areas of mobile, social and cloud computing. Benchmark is comprised of six equal general partners who take a hands-on approach to every business decision. Benchmark’s portfolio includes companies like Twitter, Dropbox, Asana, and Uber; recent exits such as Bytemobile, Gaikai, Demandforce, Instagram, OpenTable, Yelp, and Zillow; and market leaders like eBay, Juniper Networks, MySQL, and Red Hat.
Lead Investor (Series B). Tenaya Capital is a leading venture capital firm with $1.5 billion under management. The firm invests in high-growth technology companies in the enterprise software, consumer internet, IT infrastructure, communications and electronics sectors. Tenaya Capital is currently investing out of Tenaya Capital VII. The firm has offices in Portola Valley, CA and Wellesley, MA.
Lead Investor (Series C). Sozo Ventures was formed in 2011 to invest in and support IT ventures with their global expansion. Sozo invests in category leaders in advanced data technologies, ecommerce, enterprise cloud, fintech, IOT and healthcare IT, among other emerging sectors.
Amador Capital is a private equity firm that makes minority and control investments in rapidly growing capital efficient businesses. Based in San Francisco, Amador was founded in 2016 by a spinoff team with experience executing transactions in the software industry under a variety of structures since 2000.
Formation 8 is a leading venture capital firm that provides capital and strategic support for technology and energy technology companies. Formation 8 combines deep operating and investing experience to partner with the best entrepreneurs and transform important global industries. The firm is based in San Francisco and has offices in Palo Alto, Seoul, Beijing, Shanghai and Singapore.
Grassy Creek, LLC is an investment firm with offices in London, Amsterdam, Crested Butte, New York and the Bay Area. Primary business lines are Asset Management, Property Management and Technology Ventures.
Industry Ventures is a leading investment firm focused on the venture capital market. The firm invests directly in venture backed companies through secondaries and co-investments as well as indirectly through LP interest secondaries and primary commitments to early stage venture funds. Founded in 2000, the firm manages over $2 billion of institutional capital and is headquartered in San Francisco with an office in Washington, DC.
Northgate Capital is a global venture capital manager focused on selective company and fund-level investments in the innovative technologies space. Founded in 2000, investors have committed over $4.5b to Northgate to deploy in private investments across both direct and fund-of-funds business lines as of 2Q15. Access, insight, and efficiency are the ingredients Northgate employs to seek outperformance, along with prudent diligence and an eye toward timing. With offices around the globe, Northgate helps institutional investors worldwide seek alpha through experienced venture investing.
Tao Capital Partners invests in technology, alternative energy, healthcare, and real estate businesses that a have sustainable positive impact. Technology investments include Tesla, SolarCity, SpaceX, Uber, DeepMind, Ploom, Aquion, Proterra and Crossbar. Tao is an active investor with the ability to support companies through various stages of their lifecycle.