Location Labs (Acquired by AVG)

Leading location-based mobile service provider

Location Labs is a global leader in using mobile technology to protect people. Location Labs develops mobile safety and security subscription services which are sold to consumers in partnership with Tier 1 mobile operators including: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Telefónica, and Verizon Wireless. These subscription services include Family Locator, Mobile Controls and Drive Safe. With over 1.3 million monthly paying subscribers for it’s services and a 100% subscriber CAGR as of Aug 2014, Location Labs has cracked the code for monetization on mobile. The company has taken no funding since 2007, hit its fifth consecutive year of profitability in 2013, and has grown to more than 200 employees worldwide. It also appeared for the fifth consecutive time on the annual Inc. 500|5000 list of Fastest-growing Private Companies in 2014.


Emeryville, CA




Joel Grossman - COO

Scott A. Hotes - CTO and SVP Engineering

Jesse Myers - Chief Scientist

Jason Finkelstein - VP, Marketing

Ryo Kawaoka - VP Project Management

Todd Hodes - Sr. Director and Head of Mobile Technology

Andrea Iannitti - Sr. Software Engineer



Kwan Yoon