Skyhook Wireless

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Skyhook is a mobile location services company that specializes in location positioning, context and intelligence. The Company offers Context Accelerator that allows users to create and deliver place-specific experiences and relevant content; and Precision Location that combines Wi-Fi with GPS, cell towers, IP addresses, and device sensors to give positioning for various mobile and connected devices. It provides solutions for applications, advertising, devices, enterprise/SaaS, and insights.

TypePrivate
Founded2003
HQBoston, MA, US
Websiteskyhook.com
Employee Ratings3.6
Overall CultureD

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2022)67
Job Openings2
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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Key People/Management at Skyhook Wireless

Craig Waggy

Craig Waggy

Chief Executive Officer
Kipp Jones

Kipp Jones

Chief Technology Evangelist
Rob Anderson

Rob Anderson

Chief Technology Officer
Michael Hoppman

Michael Hoppman

CFO
Rodman Forter

Rodman Forter

EVP, Strategy Development & General Counsel
Steve Solari

Steve Solari

SVP, GM Precision Location Team
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Skyhook Wireless Office Locations

Skyhook Wireless has offices in Boston and Chesterbrook
Boston, MA, US (HQ)
41 Farnsworth St
Boston, MA, US
12 Thomson Pl floor 4
Chesterbrook, PA, US
1400 Liberty Ridge Dr #102
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Skyhook Wireless Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2003

Skyhook Wireless total Funding

$16.8 m

Skyhook Wireless latest funding size

$8.5 m

Time since last funding

15 years ago

Skyhook Wireless investors

Skyhook Wireless's latest funding round in July 2007 was reported to be $8.5 m. In total, Skyhook Wireless has raised $16.8 m
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Skyhook Wireless Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

90/100

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Skyhook Wireless Online and Social Media Presence

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Skyhook Wireless Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D

    61/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    40/100

  • Compensation

    F

    28/100

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Skyhook Wireless Blogs

How to Choose LPWAN Technology

Low power wide-area networks, commonly referred to as LPWAN, are a highly efficient way to transmit bits of data over long distances at a low cost. What are the benefits of LPWAN? LPWAN connected devices are a strong option for small connected devices that only need to transmit and rec…

Locating Sigfox IoT Devices

This blog is a final blog of a four-part series dedicated to locating Low-Power Wide-Area Network (LPWAN) IoT devices. Previous posts discussed locating LoRa/LoRaWAN, LTE Cat-M1, and NB-IoT devices. This post looks at the practical challenges associated with locating devices that communi…

Locating LTE Cat-M1 Devices

This blog is part two of a four-part series dedicated to locating Low-Power Wide-Area Network (LPWAN) IoT devices. The previous post discussed locating LoRa/LoRaWAN IoT devices. This post looks at the practical challenges associated with locating devices that communicate via the LTE Cat-…

Locating NB-IoT Devices

This blog is part three of a four-part series dedicated to locating Low-Power Wide-Area Network (LPWAN) IoT devices. Previous posts discussed locating LoRa/LoRaWAN, and LTE Cat-M1 IoT devices. This post looks at the practical challenges associated with locating devices that communicate v…

How Skyhook Supports Emergency Positioning

Emergency responders depend on mobile phone user location when answering an emergency call, and the accuracy of that location can be crucial in reaching a caller in time. Accurate mobile user location can be used in deciding which emergency center receives the initial call, which …

Emergency Positioning Requirements in Europe

In Europe the need for accurate location for emergency calls has resulted in the creation of AML (Advanced Mobile Location) which uses handset-based location solution using GPS, cellular, and Wi-Fi sensors. The solution can be supported across a variety of mobile OS, includin…
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Skyhook Wireless Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Skyhook Wireless founded?

    Skyhook Wireless was founded in 2003.

  • Who are Skyhook Wireless key executives?

    Skyhook Wireless's key executives are Craig Waggy, Kipp Jones and Rob Anderson.

  • How many employees does Skyhook Wireless have?

    Skyhook Wireless has 67 employees.

  • Who are Skyhook Wireless competitors?

    Competitors of Skyhook Wireless include Polte, IndoorAtlas and PlaceIQ.

  • Where is Skyhook Wireless headquarters?

    Skyhook Wireless headquarters is located at 41 Farnsworth St, Boston.

  • Where are Skyhook Wireless offices?

    Skyhook Wireless has offices in Boston and Chesterbrook.

  • How many offices does Skyhook Wireless have?

    Skyhook Wireless has 3 offices.