Engaging Your Users: Here & Now

Akshay Patil (Foursquare)
Location Marketing Bootcamp Yerba Buena Salon_10
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Hear how how brands like American Express, GE, and Nokia are using Foursquare’s Realtime API’s to connect with users in the here and now, creating real world experiences that surprise and delight consumers around the world.

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Akshay Patil


Akshay is foursquare’s Platform Evangelist. Before joining foursquare, Akshay spent more than five years at Google working as an engineer on Real-time Search, Blogger, and Blog Search. He is the creator of a small, but growing, group chat system called Partychat. Akshay has bachelors’ degrees in computer science and mathematics and a master’s degree in computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He lives in Brooklyn with his fiancée and his broken autonomous vacuum cleaner.

  • Esri
  • AT&T Interactive
  • Google
  • Nokia, Location & Commerce
  • Facebook
  • Bing
  • Control Group
  • Localeze
  • MyCityWay
  • Socrata
  • Urban Airship
  • MapQuest

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