Chris Phenner

Director of Enterprise Business Development, Foursquare


Chris is Director of Enterprise Business Development for Foursquare, in Chicago. Chris’ verticals include automotive, insurance, enterprise AI and IoT, helping apps and services integrate Foursquare APIs and SDKs to enable more precise, location-aware experiences.

Prior to Foursquare was Director of Enterprise Sales at Gimbal (spun out of Qualcomm), EVP of BD at Thumbplay (acquired by iHeartMedia), Manager at CNET (acquired by CBS), Director of BD at Napster (v1), and BD Manager at RollingStone.com. Chris began his career in Chicago selling the Mosaic Browser at Spyglass (acquired by OpenTV).

Chris has a B.A. in Political Science from Miami University, an MBA from a joint Berkeley-Columbia MBA program and is co-author of three U.S. patents (@cphenner).

Upcoming SMW Events


Past SMW Events

(Waay) Beyond GPS: Location Data for Consumer & Enterprise Apps

3:20 PM - 4:05 PM

Hosted by Foursquare

Venue SIX10: Stage One