CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today parking reservation service SpotHero announced that Anthony Broad-Crawford has joined the company as Chief Product Officer. Broad-Crawford brings over 16 years of experience to SpotHero from a range of companies including Fortune 100s and startups. He will be responsible for product strategy and will focus on product design, user research, user experience, and data science.
“SpotHero has always been dedicated to providing an easy customer experience,” said Mark Lawrence, co-founder and CEO of SpotHero. “We look forward to having Anthony take our product to the next level.”
Broad-Crawford joins SpotHero from Fooda, where he was the Chief Technology Officer, leading product, design, and engineering. He also held executive roles at GiveForward, StartupBus, and Within3, where he was a co-founder.
“I am excited to join the SpotHero team as the world turns its attention toward automotive,” said Anthony Broad-Crawford, Chief Product Officer of SpotHero. “There is no better place to be innovating right now than SpotHero, which is positioned at the center of mobile, connected car, and hardware design.”
Broad-Crawford is the latest addition to SpotHero’s growing product and development teams, as the company continues to expand its industry-leading parking reservation service. Prior to Broad-Crawford’s hire, the company recruited Ellen Shapiro to lead mobile development, and has now hired 10 new employees in product and development in 2016.
Currently, SpotHero is hiring for four product, design and development roles and more than 19 positions overall in its Chicago headquarters and satellite offices. The company has grown to over 100 employees and was recently named one of the best places to work for women under 35 in Chicago.
SpotHero is a parking reservation service that enables drivers to reserve parking spots with convenient garages, lots and valets. The company offers easy and affordable parking at more than 2,500 locations in cities across the country, including New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Philadelphia and Boston. Launched in 2011, SpotHero is led by founders Mark Lawrence and Larry Kiss, and has raised $27 million in VC funding. Learn more at SpotHero.com and find us in the Apple iTunes Store or Google Play.