JAVLN™ is the creator of innovative business software applications that deliver powerful software solutions to a variety of industry sectors. 

As a company – and like our namesake – we target our customers' goals and then move with speed and purpose to exceed them. Our solutions are invariably well-executed, powerful tools that are simple to use while delivering incredibly effective solutions that really make a difference to our clients' businesses. 

JAVLN's leadership team collectively bring together impressive experience in IT and related industries.  They aim to create differentiated industry software solutions that empower users with more meaningful information about their operations. 

Dale Smith

Chief Executive Officer

Dale is a chartered accountant with extensive experience in owning and operating medium-sized IT, logistics and transport companies. 

Dale is passionate about technology and how it can help New Zealand businesses improve productivity.  His vision for JAVLN is to exceed customers' expectations in terms of software performance and the service they receive, to enable better decision-making in all aspects of a client's operations and – ultimately – drive business growth. 

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Mark Skelton

General Manager

Mark brings extensive management experience from a variety of manufacturing and distribution-related roles in IT, engineering, the marine and plumbing industries to his role. 

Prior to joining JAVLN, Mark worked for Connector Systems as the General Manager of Operations, managing the IT distributor's logistics, customer service, warehousing and finance functions. Previously he held senior management roles at Kohler Co, where he gained extensive experience within a global supply chain and manufacturing environment, including the implementation of SAP across businesses. 

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Jason Nigro

Software Architect

Jason has been a senior OO software programmer, designer and architect for more than 25 years.  He focuses on the creation of graphical software development and data integration tools, and holds a patent for meta-data driven integration software. 

Jason designed and developed JAVLN's powerful integration product Fusion and its graphical-workflow base platform, Javelin™. He also created one of New Zealand's first mobile data integration platforms in the early days of digital mobile software. His passion for innovation is reflected in the creative solutions he devises for JAVLN customers that enable the company to continually meet the evolving needs of its diverse client base. 

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Jan Plumer

Customer Support

With more than thirty years' experience as an IT professional, Jan has notched up two decades implementing and supporting medium to large-sized systems across a variety of industries. 

Jan started her career as a programmer/analyst. Over the years she has built on her skills in both technical and project-based support through a range of leadership roles in product deployment, implementation and customer management. She is passionate about delivering first-rate service and support to JAVLN clients by responding rapidly to requests, resolving issues within the shortest possible timeframe and incorporating ongoing quality enhancements to JAVLN products to further improve outcomes. 

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