Frontdesk Anywhere Co-Founder Named in the 2011 Irish Small Business 50



SAN FRANCISCO—The Co-Founder of hotel management software company Frontdesk Anywhere Inc, Joe Kiernan has been honored in The Irish Echo’s 2011 Irish Small Business 50. The award recognizes entrepreneurs and business leaders who have displayed entrepreneurial excellence and have made their enterprises stand out in their field while demonstrating Irish spirit. Frontdesk Anywhere, named one of the 50 fast-growing Irish-American companies, drives the economy forward by providing superior products, services and excellent customer service while promoting the Irish lineage of its founders.

Frontdesk Anywhere Inc. provides Web-based hotel software that enables small- to mid-sized hotels and hotel groups to better manage sales and guest interaction processes. The constantly evolving platform is in high demand and continues to grow, with over 50 new properties signing up each month. A key component of its success has been in its innovative approach to hotel industry development. Its cloud-computing platform allows hotel teams to focus more on guests rather than their IT needs which, while important, is only a supporting element to their core business.

“It is an honor to be recognized as one of the 2011 Irish Small Business 50. I’m proud to inject my ancestry into Frontdesk Anywhere’s growing global business,” said Joe Kiernan, Co-Founder and CTO of Frontdesk Anywhere. “We’re all very passionate about what we do at Frontdesk Anywhere and seize every opportunity to be the leader in our field.”

Frontdesk Anywhere Inc is a leading provider of innovative hotel management software for independent properties. To date, over 50,000 hotel guests have had their stay managed with Frontdesk Anywhere – from the initial online booking process through arrival, onsite operations and checkout. The company is focused on converging processes traditionally performed by separate systems into a single all-in-one productivity application. All modules are seamlessly integrated within the application and accessible from any computer and most mobile devices. The company is a privately held corporation based in San Francisco, California. To learn more about Frontdesk Anywhere Inc, visit the


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