Josh Grau

Chief Marketing Officer

Josh Grau is Yext's Chief Marketing Officer. He is responsible for a global marketing department of over 50 people worldwide.

Josh joined Yext in November of 2019 as Yext's first Chief Brand Officer, developing the company's first and multi-award winning brand advertising campaign "The Man Without the Answers".

Prior to Yext, Josh worked at Wealthfront, a consumer digital investing and banking platform where he was Vice President and Head of Marketing. Before that he spent six years at Twitter, where he was among the first 150 employees and started and led various marketing teams across the U.S. and EMEA. He has also held senior marketing roles at YouTube and ESPN and spent four seasons as an NCAA Division 1 volleyball coach.

Josh holds an M.S. in Integrated Marketing from Northwestern University, an M.Ed. from the University of Texas, and a B.S. from the University of Florida. He is currently on faculty and a member of the board of trustees for the Medill School at Northwestern.

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San Francisco


Tampa, FL

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Favorite part about job

Working with such a smart, creative, and bold-thinking group of people every day.

Fun Fact

Josh was a Division I volleyball coach.

Favorite Book

The Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe

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