the leading location sharing app that protects and connects families,
today announced the addition of Ben Kim as the Vice President of
Product. Previously, Ben has held positions in mobile-focused roles such
as Groupon and Gametime and will bring his expertise of the mobile
consumer industry to Life360.
“Ben’s previous roles have given him a unique experience and
understanding of the consumer psyche which positions him well to succeed
and lead the team here,” said Chris Hulls, co-founder and CEO of
Life360. “As a father and a long time Life360 user, he has a vision for
the future of our product and how we can align ourselves with the modern
In 2006, Ben joined Yahoo! as a Senior Product Manager for Yahoo!
Search, Mail and Messenger, across mobile platforms – all before the
adoption of the iPhone when users didn’t have said tools at the tips of
their fingers. In 2010 he joined Groupon as a Lead Product Manager for
the iOS and Android apps helping grow the company to hundreds of
millions in annual revenue. Most recently, Ben held the position as SVP
of Product at Gametime, a leader in mobile, last-minute ticketing, where
he saw the company through Seed to Series B funding rounds while
continuing to grow and build the company product.
As Life360 expands its premium offerings, like Driver Protect that
includes crash detection and emergency response, weekly driver reports
and extended roadside assistance, Ben will be responsible for mapping
out product strategy and ensuring the company’s mission and vision are
met through new updates and features.
“The way Life360 has adapted its products to give its users accurate,
real-time information has been incredible,” said Kim. “This team is so
clearly focused on bringing peace of mind to families and valuable
products to its users’ daily lives – I’m excited to dive in and help
Life360 grow to its full potential.”
Life360 is the world’s leading location and driving safety service that
helps protect and connect families by offering intelligent location
sharing, coordination, and driving safety features. A leader in family
tech, Life360 gives families peace of mind when they are not together.
It’s available on iOS and Android. Founded in 2008, Life360 has raised
over $90M in venture capital and is headquartered in San Francisco. For
more information, visit www.life360.com.
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