Maris is Vice President of Engineering at Nav, leading all aspects of engineering: customer-facing web and mobile, backend services, quality, data science, dev ops and IT. Maris is an experienced product, engineering and management leader who brings a passion for shipping software and more than 20 years of experience managing engineering organizations. Prior to Nav, Maris served as the Vice President of the Unified Commerce Platform, in the Starbucks Technology organization. In this role, he led the development of their next generation web services that enabled customers’ digital experiences. In his career, Maris has also held leadership roles in several startup ventures in the e-commerce and mobile development spaces and spent 10 years at Microsoft in various engineering and leadership roles. Maris holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Purdue University and graduate studies from George Mason University and Virginia State University.