Openings and New Hires at Citymaps, Indochino, and Urgent.ly

Every two weeks, Geoff Michener covers some of the latest job changes taking place in this dynamic industry. In this week’s column, Citymaps brings on ex-Nokia HERE CEO as executive chairman, made-to-measure menswear company Indochino appoints a new CEO, and Urgent.ly beefs up with a strategic sales hire.

How Will the “Check-in” Behavior Evolve?

Just as it began to wane, the attention paid to Foursquare as the darling of the geo-social world has reemerged in the wake of the app’s version 4.0.2 release. Two Foursquare execs were on hand to dive deeper into the update during the recent Street Fight Summit in New York…

#SFS11 VIDEO: Jeff Jarvis Interviews Foursquare GM Evan Cohen

In a “fireside chat” that closed the first day of Street Fight Summit 2011 this week, BuzzMachine blogger Jeff Jarvis interviewed Evan Cohen, the general manager of Foursquare. Cohen touched on a number of different issues affecting the company, and revealed that Foursquare will soon be adding a “save” button that publishers can embed…

Foursquare GM Cohen: ‘Save’ Button Coming Soon

In a fireside chat with Jeff Jarvis on the first day of the inaugural Street Fight Summit, Foursquare’s Evan Cohen said his company’s laser focus on location and mobile gives it a big advantage over other social companies. He noted that Facebook Places quickly flopped while Foursquare’s numbers kept growing. “We won a very exciting battle, and I feel good about it, but I won’t say we’ve won the war,” Cohen said…

Venue, Topics, Panelists Announced for Street Fight Summit

Street Fight is proud to announce that we will be hosting our 2011 hyperlocal industry summit at 82 Mercer in New York on October 25th and 26th. The venue is in the center of Soho, in the former home of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annex. We’ve already confirmed a great slate of top tier guests and moderators, and now have posted a preliminary list of many of the panel and discussion topics that the conference will cover