Foursquare announced Liz Brittain will join the company as Chief Financial Officer. Stepping into this role with over three decades of experience, Brittain will oversee Foursquare’s accounting, financial planning and analysis, reporting, investor relations, payroll, procurement, tax and treasury functions on a global basis.
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“Foursquare is experiencing massive acceleration across both customer and employee growth, requiring a steady, experienced hand at the helm of our financial goals”
As CFO, Brittain will also partner with CEO Gary Little across corporate development initiatives that expand Foursquare’s product portfolio and global reach.
“Foursquare is experiencing massive acceleration across both customer and employee growth, requiring a steady, experienced hand at the helm of our financial goals,” said Gary Little, Foursquare’s President and CEO. “Liz exemplifies the skills, experience and expertise the company needs to continue its successful expansion into enterprise-scale service. As CFO, she offers an intense focus to data driven strategic and financial decision making, while maintaining a focus on investing for growth, internally and externally, in the global tech market.”
Prior to joining Foursquare, Brittain most recently served as Chief Financial Officer at HackerOne, where she led financial and business operations at the security start-up. Before that, Liz was CFO of Base CRM, where she helped navigate the company’s sale to Zendesk in 2018. Earlier, as VP of Financial Planning and Analysis at Fusion, she helped orchestrate the company’s successful IPO. Brittain is also an associate of the Institute of Management Accountants, UK.
Brittain is the latest of Gary Little’s strategic appointments to the Foursquare executive team. Since joining as CEO in January 2021, Little has brought on Marjorie Janiewicz as CRO; Ankit Patel, SVP of Engineering; Oren Teich, SVP of Product; Sina Kashuk, Head of Unfolded; Michele Morelli, SVP of Marketing; and Jonathan Bank, SVP of Business Operations. The team is implementing Little’s vision to meet the immense demand for precise, reliable location technology, data, and geospatial services – at scale and with an underscored commitment to privacy.
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“Foursquare is operating at an excellent trajectory,” said Brittain. “It is growing quickly, and its industry-leading products, like Unfolded, Places, and Attribution, are empowering the team to take advantage of the enormous market demand for location data services. I am eager to foster and solidify a core team to maximize the opportunities that lie ahead as the company continues to scale. I’m proud and incredibly excited to jump on board at this exciting time in the company’s history.”