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Yext and ICE Portal Partner to Extend Distribution for Hotel Brands

Yext has announced a partnership with ICE Portal, a visual content curator and distributor for hospitality brands. This partnership will allow hospitality suppliers within ICE Portal's network to access Yext's platform and significantly expand the distribution of their enhanced content across the PowerListings Network to improve brand awareness and increase hotel bookings.

May 31, 2016
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Industry Veteran, Skip Schipper, Joins Yext as Chief People Officer

Yext today announced the addition of Brian "Skip" Schipper to its executive team. Schipper will serve as Chief People Officer, leading global human resources and recruiting. Schipper brings over 30 years of human resources experience to the company. Prior to Yext, he led global human resources at tech giants such as Twitter, Groupon, and Cisco.

May 23, 2016
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Yext Founders Give Back to Thomas Jefferson High School to Support STEM Education

Today, Yext announced a donation to the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology to support students pursuing a STEM education. Yext’s gift will be used to support the school's "Yext Computer Systems Lab," where senior students can conduct independent study in computer systems and software. This donation has particular meaning for several founding members of Yext, including Howard Lerman, CEO, Tom DIxon, COO, Sean MacIsaac, CTO, and Alok Bhushan, EVP of Finance, as they met for the first time as students at TJ high school. They are proud to give back to the school they credit for their early passion for technology, and ultimate success as entrepreneurs in the tech industry.

May 10, 2016
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Wendi Sturgis Named Chair of Georgia Tech’s Advisory Board

We’re proud to share today that Wendi Sturgis, Yext's Chief Customer Officer, has been named Chair of the Georgia Tech Advisory Board (GTAB). A Georgia Tech graduate with a B.S. degree in Industrial Management, Wendi is passionate about strengthening the school's engineering program and supporting younger generations, particularly women, in pursuing careers in tech.

May 4, 2016
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Introducing Yext For Healthcare

Yext, the global leader in location data management, today announced Yext For Healthcare, industry-specific enhancements to the Yext Location Management Platform that will help health systems of all sizes solve their office, facility, and physician location data challenges both inside their organizations and across patient-facing websites, apps, maps, and search engines.

Apr 20, 2016
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Denny’s Partners with Yext to Empower Local Franchisees, Sees 162% Lift in Search Impressions

Yext's partnership with Denny's has helped the restaurant brand empower its franchisees and improve its local search performance, increasing search impressions 162% in the first year. Denny's rolled out Yext's platform in early 2015 across its 1,700 franchise restaurant locations to correct and enhance its location data in organic search results and capture the attention of mobile-empowered diners of all ages.

Apr 19, 2016
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Yext Announces Exclusive Partnership with goldenpages.be, Belgium’s Largest Digital Media Company

Today Yext announced its exclusive partnership with goldenpages.be, Belgium's largest digital media company, giving them sole rights to leverage Yext's location management technology for small businesses in Belgium. Supported by Yext's PowerListings Network, the world's largest global listings network, goldenpages.be will be able to help its customers easily manage and update their location data on listing sites across the web in real-time, in order to engage local Belgian consumers, improve brand awareness, and drive more sales.

Apr 6, 2016