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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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Yext CMO Jeff Rohrs on Moneyball for Marketing Podcast: Contextual Marketing in the Era of Mobility

Last week, Crimson Marketing’s Moneyball for Marketing podcast featured Yext CMO Jeff Rohrs discussing how brands are using big data and marketing technology to help their businesses thrive. Listen to the full podcast recording to hear why "mobile" is not just a smartphone, but a consumer perspective, why offline is the new online, and how location data is the underpinning of everything digital marketers do in today's mobile-dominated ecosystem.

Mar 21, 2016
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Yext Adds Salesforce Veteran Marc Ferrentino as EVP of Strategy

Yext today announced that it has added Marc Ferrentino, former Salesforce Chief Technical Architect, as its Executive Vice President of Strategy. Ferrentino is the third Salesforce veteran to join Yext's executive team in the past 18 months, following the hire of Steve Cakebread as CFO in late 2014 and Jeff Rohrs as CMO in 2015.

Feb 4, 2016
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Yext’s 2015 by the Numbers

As we kick off 2016, we're taking a look back to appreciate the major milestones and accomplishments Yext achieved in 2015. We expanded the PowerListings Network to over 100 publishers, passed the half-million mark of worldwide business locations powered by our platform, and grew the Yext team to 450 employees, just to name a few.

Jan 4, 2016