April 30th, 2014

Yext Acquires Citrrus to Establish Professional Services Division

Today we’re excited to announce that we’ve acquired Citrrus, a software consulting company. The team at Citrrus will become the Yext Professional Services Group. This group will enable our customers to do amazing things with our GeoMarketing Cloud software products. Citrrus accelerates our ability to provide the best GeoMarketing software and services on the planet […]

October 17th, 2013

There’s No Such Thing as a “Permanent” Local Data Record

A common misperception in the local search and data industry is that publishers have a single “permanent” or “master” record for a given business listing.  The misconception goes deeper: many people think that claiming a business causes a publisher to update a permanent record for that listing. However, if publishers have a single permanent record, […]

July 22nd, 2013

Local Search: Real-Time Content is King

On fourth of July weekend, I went to my favorite farmer’s market, Round Swamp Farm, to pick up a pie for a group of friends.  Much to everyone’s dismay, I came back empty-hand, because Round Swamp had closed early due to the heat. Before going, I had checked their Google+ Local Listing, to make sure […]

April 9th, 2012

Hello, Felix

Ever since I met Brent Metz as a freshman in high school at TJHSST, I knew I wanted to build a company with him.  In 2006, I convinced him to leave his position as a senior scientist at IBM to co-found Yext to build an intelligent call advertising engine to power local commerce.   We built […]