FIR Interview: Eric Sauve, co-founder and CEO, Foko (think of it as Instagram for the enterprise)

FokoAnything that takes root on the web eventually finds its way into the enterprise. Social visual communication has exploded in the last few years with the success of Instagram, Pinterest and other tools, along with the surge in photo sharing via Facebook and other social networks.

Creative internal communicators found ways to take advantage of these external resources for internal purposes, but how long would it take before tools designed for employee-to-employee photo sharing emerged?

Foko is the first app designed for the enterprise. Launched at Demo 2013, Foko earned coverage from GigaOm, Simply Communicate, and BetaKit, among others.

In this FIR interview, co-host Shel Holtz talks about the app and its potential uses with Foko co-founder and CEO, Eric Sauve.

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Eric SauveEric Sauve is the CEO and Cofounder of Foko, private photo sharing for companies. Previous to Foko, Eric founded Tomoye, an enterprise social software company which was acquired by NewsGator (now Sitrion).

At Tomoye and NewsGator, Eric helped manage social business intranet deployments at organizations such as the US Army, John Deere, Citi Bank and more.

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(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)

Neville Hobson

Social Strategist, Communicator, Writer, and Podcaster with a curiosity for tech and how people use it. Believer in an Internet for everyone. Early adopter (and leaver) and experimenter with social media. Occasional test pilot of shiny new objects. Avid tea drinker.

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