Minneapolis, MN - February 20, 2020 - Kipsu, the original pioneer of real-time engagement, welcomes a new Senior Director of Finance to the Executive Team, Brian Jacobson. Brian brings with him over 15 years of experience in the finance industry to his new role at Kipsu. His responsibilities will include leading the Finance Team, financial reporting and forecasting, interpreting trends and variances of financial results, providing business leadership through data-driven financial insight, and much more.
Along with extensive experience, Brian holds a B.S. from The University of Minnesota and is in pursuit of his M. B. A. from Villanova University. He comes to Kipsu from Red Wing Shoe Company where he served as the Director of FP&A. He spent his last 9 years at Red Wing leading cross-functional initiatives, executing the annual planning process, and providing financial decision support. His depth of knowledge and expertise will prove crucial in strengthening Kipsu’s partnerships, supporting new business opportunities, and helping the team Go Beyond, Together.
Chris Smith, CEO and co-founder of Kipsu, states, “We’re very excited to have Brian on board. His knowledge, enthusiasm, and management capabilities will complement our growing team of driven and energetic executives.”
Kipsu is the standalone leader in Real-Time Engagement, enabling service-driven hoteliers to build relationships with their guests using texting, live web chat, and social messaging without any download or installation. These familiar and frictionless channels allow service professionals to respond to questions and address concerns, resulting in higher guest satisfaction and personalized service delivery.
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