LOS ANGELES – Aug. 20, 2015 – Boingo Wireless (NASDAQ: WIFI), the leading DAS and Wi-Fi provider that serves consumers, carriers and advertisers worldwide, today announced it was named as one of the “Best Places to Work in Los Angeles,” coming in at 27th on the list. The ninth annual program was created by the Los Angeles Business Journal and Best Companies Group.
“We are honored to part of this esteemed group of LA-based companies,” said David Hagan, Chief Executive Officer of Boingo Wireless. “Los Angeles is a great place to build a tech company, and every year it just gets better.”
Founded in 2001 in Santa Monica, Boingo’s network has grown from 400 hotspots to more than a million Wi-Fi and cellular locations worldwide at large-scale venues including airports, universities, sports and entertainment venues, and military bases. Today, the company employs nearly 300 people around the globe, while retaining a start-up’s spirit of community, collaboration and innovation. The company continues to pioneer new technologies that simplify the connectivity experience, including the launch of the wireless industry’s first commercial Passpoint Wi-Fi networks, enabling seamless, secure Wi-Fi access at more than 25 airports in the U.S.
“We think Boingo is one of the best places to work in Los Angeles – or anywhere for that matter – because we get to tackle challenging problems every day, we get to develop products that are changing the way people get connected, and we get to do it in an environment that is really fun,” said Nick Hulse, President of Boingo Wireless. “Enabling people to do their best work while having a great time is an award-winning combination.”
Boingo recently invested in a new worldwide headquarters in Westwood, CA, demonstrating an ongoing commitment to the company’s hometown. Designed by global architecture firm Gensler, the 50,000 square foot space is at the leading edge of interior office design, reflecting Boingo’s people and culture.
The Best Places to Work survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in Los Angeles, benefiting the county’s economy, workforce and businesses. The list is made up of 100 companies.
Companies from across the county entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final rankings. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Los Angeles, analyzed the data and determined the final rankings.
About Boingo Wireless
Boingo Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIFI) helps the world stay connected. Our vast footprint of small cell networks cover more than a million DAS and Wi-Fi locations and reaches more than 1 billion consumers annually – in places as varied as airports, stadiums, universities, and military bases. For more information about the Boingo story, visit