SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nav Technologies, Inc. (“Nav”), the simple and smart financial health platform for small businesses, today announced that Gian Perrone will join Nav as vice president of engineering. At Nav, Gian will play a vital role on the leadership team as he leads and develops the company’s engineering team. He will focus on building industry-leading data decision platforms, as well as improving the customer experience, to continue making Nav the easiest place for small businesses to get the right solutions based on their unique business data.
“I am delighted to welcome Gian to Nav as Head of Engineering. He has an impressive track record of building sophisticated products within the fintech industry,” said Greg Ott, CEO of Nav.”Gian joins Nav at a time of rapid growth as we build on our mission to reduce the death rate for small businesses. With today’s uncertain economy, Gian’s role highlights the Nav’s ongoing commitment to creating solutions that lead to greater transparency and certainty for small business owners.
Gian joins Nav from Square, where he served as Head of Engineering for Square Banking. Gian, who was an early engineer on Square’s payments team, launched Square Banking, Square’s debit card, checking, savings, and cash products for small and medium businesses. He is also a former small business owner himself, having previously launched Inscriptive, a data discovery platform.
Prior to his role at Square, he was a web developer at the Folio Society and a research programmer at the University of Waikato. Gian received his BSc and MSc in Computer Science from the University of Waikato in New Zealand, as well as his PhD from Computer Science University of Copenhagen in Denmark.
“Over the past 10 years, I have seen the daily struggles of small business owners, especially when it comes to business financing,” said Gian Perrone. “Nav is the leading financial health platform for small businesses and I look forward to bringing my engineering and banking background to simplify business financing.”
Gian resides in Milwaukee, adding to Nav’s distributed workforce, now spread across 23 states. To learn more about Nav and view open positions on the company’s engineering team, visit https://www.nav.com/company/careers.
Nav is the largest marketplace for organized financial products for small businesses. Using real business data and proprietary scoring, Nav gives small businesses more transparency in finding the right loan, credit card, and verification options. Nav offers a unique financial health platform displaying credit and cash flow information along with recommended financing options. Nav’s platform also integrates seamlessly into other software and websites, making it the leading integrated financing solution for SMEs.
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