Foursquare appoints Gina Loften, Microsoft U.S. CTO, to Foursquare Board of Directors. Image Source: Shutterstock.
Loften, who has spent much of her career rising through the ranks of IBM, is known to be one of the most trustworthy business leaders in tech. Loften is currently the Chief Technology Officer at Microsoft U.S. leading teams that help clients redesign their businesses for more efficient outcomes. She has a reputation for accelerating profitable results for businesses and building high-performing and diverse teams. She will be working with Foursquare’s executive team to execute the company’s vision of being the most trusted, independent location technology company.
“Gina is a deeply respected tech veteran and executive who has made a major impact creating and delivering the most advanced digital business transformations at the world’s most celebrated technology companies,” Gary Little, President, CEO and Board member of Foursquare said. “We are thrilled to have her join the Board and provide her counsel and unique perspectives to drive Foursquare’s technological advancements forward. Gina’s appointment marks another exciting step in driving Foursquare's next phase of growth.”
The location technology company is the first and only accredited company for location data approved by the Media Rating Council. It’s unique and precise technology has attracted multiple clients including Uber, Airbnb and Snap.
“Foursquare has experienced one of the more fascinating and ambitious journeys as a technology company, and continues pushing the boundaries of what’s possible with location technology, as it has throughout its storied history,” Loften said in a press release. “I look forward to helping Foursquare reach its ambitions as the leading location technology and data platform by offering my decades of technical experience working with global enterprises and building customer-centric solutions that inspire innovation.”
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