Leadership

Our leadership team is made up of some of the most experienced and proven executives in the technology industry, working together and with the entire Navisite community to help our customers navigate the now.

Mark Clayman,
CEO

Mark brings more than 20 years of experience building, transforming and driving global customer-centric technology companies. As CEO of Navisite, he is laser-focused on evolving the company into a top-tier cloud managed services provider. Mark led Navisite’s acquisition by RDX, where he also served as CEO, extending his proven track record of orchestrating successful mergers and acquisitions. Previously, he served as President and CEO at TriCore Solutions, which was acquired by Rackspace in 2017. Earlier in his career, Mark served as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Navisite, where he drove revenue by providing and promoting the company’s pioneering application and managed services solutions. He was also CIO at Surebridge, Inc., a provider of application management services.

Gina Murphy,
President and COO

Gina is responsible for the delivery of Navisite’s service portfolio, operations and customer engagement. As President and COO of Navisite, she is dedicated to understanding the fundamental needs of customers in order to develop innovative solutions and compliant delivery strategies. Previously, Gina was Senior Vice President and General Manager of Rackspace Application Services. She was responsible for the company’s portfolio of managed services for mission-critical applications. Prior to this role, Gina served as Chief Operating Officer for TriCore Solutions, a leader in the management of enterprise applications that was acquired by Rackspace in June 2017. Before TriCore, Gina served as Vice President of Sales Engineering at Navisite, where she managed a global team of solution architects providing technical sales engineering and solutions to enterprise customers. Gina has also held management positions in information technology, business management systems, technical training and operations with Surebridge, TVGuide and Lightbridge.

Art Green,
CFO

Art oversees all of Navisite’s financial planning, management and reporting, as well as finance and accounting functions. He plays a key role working with Navisite’s private equity sponsor, Madison Dearborn Partners, to enable acquisitions and other corporate development activities. Previously, Art was CFO at TriCore Solutions for nearly 10 years. He also served as the Founder and Managing Partner of an accounting and consulting firm that specialized in outsourcing and technology. He began his career in public accounting at a national firm and later held the role of Vice President of Finance for a multimedia company.

 

 

Peter Castello,
SVP of Global Sales

Peter is responsible for bringing Navisite’s portfolio of services, including cloud, application and infrastructure managed services to companies around the world. He is a 20-year sales leader with extensive experience building and managing customer-centric sales teams and implementing organizational change to enhance operations and drive global revenue growth. Prior to Navisite, Peter was the Managing Director of the Americas at clckwrk, which was acquired by RDX in 2019. Before that, he served as the Vice President of Global Sales for Enterprise Applications at Rackspace and the Executive Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing at TriCore Solutions. Peter has also held sales leadership roles at companies including Internap, Microsoft, Navisite and AT&T.

Bindu Crandall,
CMO

Bindu spearheads all marketing and branding efforts to drive Navisite’s global expansion and market leadership as a modern managed cloud service provider. With more than 20 years of experience in technology and software marketing, Bindu brings deep expertise in branding, demand generation, thought leadership and content strategy to her role, backed by a proven track record of success launching brands and products through revenue-driven marketing and sales strategies. Previously, she was the Senior Vice President of Marketing at Optima Healthcare Solutions and Director of Marketing Communications at Internap. She’s also held product marketing and strategy roles at companies including McKesson, DataPath and Scientific Atlanta (now Cisco).

David Grimes,
VP of Engineering

David is responsible for the overall technology vision and strategic direction of Navisite’s architecture and solutions. He was instrumental in leading the design and development of Navisite’s innovative cloud platform and is focused on its continuous process improvement through new and enabling technologies. As the head of Navisite’s research and development organization, he frequently meets with customers to gain market knowledge and align Navisite’s development priorities with their evolving requirements. David joined Navisite in 2002 through the acquisition of ClearBlue Technologies Management, a provider of managed and professional services. Previously, he was a lead software engineer at AppliedTheory, where he was a member of the team responsible for developing the patented content delivery technology DeltaEdge.

 

Tibby Fogarty,
Senior Corporate Counsel

Tibby is the head of Navisite’s legal department, overseeing the drafting and negotiating of all commercial contracts in the U.S. and overseas, providing advice on compliance, privacy and corporate governance matters. Tibby advises HR on labor and employment issues, handles contractual litigation issues and manages outside counsel as it relates to cybersecurity, trademark/IP-related matters, etc. Tibby provides rapid, practical, business-oriented advice to internal clients and the executive team. She brings with her a vast knowledge of corporate legal experience, having started her career in the New York office of Bryan Cave and, most recently, as Corporate Counsel at AgTech start-up CiBO Technologies in Cambridge, Mass.

 

Howard Hecht,
VP of Service Delivery

Howard is responsible for the delivery of Navisite’s managed services and leads all teams performing delivery functions, including database, application and 24×7 operations and monitoring, as well as hosted and remote cloud infrastructure management for customers around the globe. He is a customer-focused, transformational technology executive with over 25 years of results-based international leadership and technology strategy experience, and has personally managed over 250 data center and private and public cloud migrations. Before joining Navisite, Howard held various technology leadership roles at Rackspace, TriCore Solutions, Ascend Learning and Thomson Reuters.

Chris Hillios,
VP of Solution Architecture

Chris leads the product and solution architecture teams at Navisite to align the product vision with developing technologies and customers’ needs. He’s built a customer-focused team of solution architects who serve as technical advisors and have responsibility for overseeing a successful solution delivery. Chris has over 20 years of experience in managed services, with expertise in multi-cloud and hybrid network architectures, application services and network security solutions. He has also served as the Director of Network and Security Engineering for Navisite and, before joining the company, was a Network and Security Engineer for a leader in video communications technology. He holds a CISSP and is a veteran of the US Air Force, where he started his career in network and security operations.

Mike Kelley,
CSO

Mike oversees Navisite’s security and compliance programs to maintain a strong security posture, ensure best practices and reduce risk for our company and customers. He has more than 25 years of experience managing complex networks and infrastructure environments and brings deep expertise in implementing network security solutions in various managed hosting and cloud environments. Previously, Mike served as the Senior Director of Infrastructure Services and Security at Navisite. Before joining the company, he was the Director of Data Center and Service Provider Security at a Fortune 200 company, where he was responsible for the security governance of customer solutions for its IT outsourcing business.

Sean McAvan,
Managing Director of EMEA

Sean leads Navisite’s business strategy and growth in EMEA. He has over 20 years of cross-functional leadership in the cloud and technology sector, mentoring teams to design, sell, implement and support customers on their transformational journey. Sean brings deep experience in cloud, infrastructure, applications, data centers and security. He focuses on understanding our customers’ needs and exceeding their expectations. Previously Sean was Vice President of EMEA for Datapipe (now Rackspace) and Chief Commercial Officer at Global Nexus Telecom in the Caribbean.

Sophia McKeown,
VP of Customer Success

Sophia leads Navisite’s global customer success organization, overseeing teams in the U.S., U.K. and India to manage customer engagement, implementation and service management for thousands of global enterprises. With over two decades of experience in customer-focused roles at the legacy Navisite and RDX organizations, including sales, delivery and operations, engagement management and product management, Sophia brings deep relationships across the business to align the customers’ needs with the appropriate expertise and resources to support their success. Previously, Sophia worked in various technology consulting and business analyst roles before moving into managed services.

Nicole Milojevic,
VP of Human Resources

Nicole is responsible for managing the human resources organization at Navisite, including developing and implementing strategies for talent acquisition and management, organizational culture, compensation and benefits, employee training, and compliance. With over 20 years of experience implementing strategic HR programs, Nicole is a results-oriented business partner focused on building a diverse and excellence-driven employee experience that encourages individual and team productivity, aligns with organizational goals and attracts and retains the best talent. Prior to joining Navisite, she served in various HR leadership roles, including most recently as Vice President of Human Resources at Virtual OfficeWare Healthcare Solutions.

Vivek Vahie,
Managing Director of Navisite India

Vivek oversees the development and operational execution of Navisite’s products and services in India. With over 25 years of experience in leadership and technology roles at leading IT infrastructure and cloud solution providers, Vivek has deep expertise in developing and delivering operational excellence for multi-cloud, application and hybrid infrastructure practices, with a focus on elevating the customer experience. His background includes roles in product development and deployment, customer service, process improvement and automation, ERP consulting, and business transformation. Prior to joining Navisite, Vivek worked at global companies including NIIT Technologies, HCL Technologies, Oracle Inc. and Sapient.

Steve Woodgate,
VP of Professional Services

Steve leads Navisite’s professional services team, delivering world-class IT consulting, implementation and cloud solutions that accelerate IT transformation and deliver business value to customers. He is a forward-thinking senior executive with more than 20 years of business consulting experience, working within complex IT environments across all industries. He is a decisive leader adept at forging lucrative relationships with customers, partners and vendors, and has a proven track record of achieving results in the international market. Steve is a strategically minded expert who likes nothing more than helping companies develop and execute IT strategy to achieve business objectives. Before joining Navisite, he worked in leadership roles at various consulting organizations both in America and the United Kingdom.

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