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Advanced Navigation appoints Chief Revenue Officer to drive next stage of growth

By Last edited June 6th, 2024No Comments
John Colvin

Advanced Navigation, a leader in inertial navigation systems (INS), announced the appointment of a key executive, John Colvin, as Chief Revenue Officer. This appointment demonstrates the company’s commitment to investing in its leadership talent to foster continued growth.

“It’s an incredibly exciting time to join Advanced Navigation right now. The strength of our navigation and positioning solutions — and the growth we’re seeing in the global markets — is putting us on a steep upward trajectory,” said Chris Shaw, CEO and co-founder of Advanced Navigation. “John brings an extensive amount of experience and the necessary leadership skills to help guide the business to the next stage of our growth globally, and we’re excited to have him on the team.”

“I am extremely excited and honored to join the Advanced Navigation team and be a part of an innovative company that is leading the industry with disruptive navigational technology, robotics, and AI solutions”, said John.

“There is an ever-increasing need for these advanced solutions across the automotive, aerospace, Defense, sub-sea, drone and commercial industries, and Advanced Navigation is already primely placed with many of the leading companies in these spaces around the world.”

As Chief Revenue Officer, John Colvin will be expanding Advanced Navigation’s presence in the United States and be responsible for driving growth, market expansion, and all customer engagement functions globally. He has more than 30 years of experience in the High Tech industry, with a proven track record of growing businesses, scaling companies, and executing global go-to-market strategies. Most recently, Colvin served as Senior Vice President of Global Field Operations at Mimosa Networks. Prior to Mimosa, he was an officer in the company and held numerous Senior Leadership positions at Calix over a 13-year period.  Previously to Calix, he also held Sales Leadership positions at Cisco, Cerent and Alcatel.