Voyager HQ invites you to a fireside chat with Foursquare CEO, Jeff Glueck. Join us Wednesday, October 3rd for an intimate gathering where we’ll learn about Jeff’s entrepreneurial journey, from founding a travel startup to his experience transforming Foursquare into a key player in travel.
Highlights will include:
Jeff's transition from travel startup founder to CMO of Travelocity
The life and times of ‘The Roaming Gnome’
Foursquare's approach to reinventing the future of travel
Whether you’re a startup founder or an industry professional, you won’t want to miss this!
Following the presentation, we will have a networking happy hour with drinks and hors d’oeuvres for attendees to get to know each other and continue the conversation.
About the Speaker
Jeff has grown Foursquare into a leading location technology platform with a suite of enterprise, developer and marketer tools, as well as consumer apps. 2017 marked the company's third consecutive year of more than 50% revenue growth. Foursquare powers location for companies as diverse as Samsung, Snapchat, Tencent, Tinder, Twitter, Uber, and thousands of others.
Prior to joining Foursquare, Jeff was CEO of Skyfire Labs, a Silicon Valley-based mobile technology company acquired by Opera Software. He co-founded site59.com, an online travel company that grew to over $100 million in sales in two years, and was acquired by Travelocity. In the following seven years he served as chief marketing officer at Travelocity, where sales expanded from $3 billion to $11 billion globally, he introduced the “roaming gnome” and launched a fast-growing contextual advertising business. Previously, Jeff was a strategy consultant at Monitor Company and served as a White House Fellow in the Clinton Administration.
He holds a master’s degree from Oxford as a Marshall Scholar and a bachelor’s degree from Harvard College.