About Us

The next big thing in search

Yext is on a mission to transform the enterprise with AI search.
With the explosion of information and data online, search has never been more important. However, while the world of consumer search has innovated over time, enterprise search has not. In fact, the majority of enterprise search is powered by outdated keyword search technology that only scans for keywords and delivers a list of hyperlinks rather than actually answering questions.

Yext offers a modern, AI-powered Answers Platform that understands natural language so that when people ask questions about a business online they get direct answers – not links.

2006

Year founded

1300+

Employees

16

Global Offices

Our Story

2000

Three former high school classmates — Howard Lerman, Tom Dixon, and Sean MacIsaac — team up to launch a website for friends to send each other anonymous tips.

2006

Howard and Brian Distelburger establish a new lead-generation service, with humble beginnings in a one-room office in Columbus Circle.

2009

The service, now known as Yext, shifts to a pay-per-call model

2012

After selling the pay-per-call portion of the business, Yext makes moves — not just to a listings focus, but to a new headquarters at NYC's historic Met Life Tower as well.

2017

Yext's initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange. Yext continues to grow and expands to offices around the globe.

2019

Yext transforms its brand, introducing the concept of brandverified answers and its new logo. Yext Answers launches, transforming the company and dramatically expanding its addressable market

2020

At 1,300+ employees strong, Yext prepares to move from its longtime HQ to the Yext Building in Chelsea, surrounded by tech giants like Google and Apple, during the summer.

We couldn’t do it without our team.

We value curious, self-starting, and collaborative people. Come join us!

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We couldn’t do it without our team.