Brian 'Skip' Schipper

Chief People Officer

Brian 'Skip' Schipper serves as Chief People Officer. He is responsible for overseeing the company's people teams and overall organizational strategy.

Skip has over thirty-five years' HR and broader administration leadership experience in the U.S. and internationally, primarily in the technology industry in global companies at all stages of growth. Prior to Yext, he was the Chief HR Officer at Twitter, Groupon, Cisco, and DoubleClick. He has also held senior HR leadership roles at Microsoft, PepsiCo, and Compaq Computers.

Skip holds a B.A. from Hope College and an M.B.A. from Michigan State University. He serves as a Director on the board of GuideSpark and chairs the board of DHI, Inc. NYSE: DHX.

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Office

New York City

Hometown

Holland, MI

MBTI Personality Type

INTJ

Favorite part about job

Enabling great performers to learn, grow, and be promoted to higher levels of responsibility and impact.

Fun Fact

Skip has lived and worked in eighteen cities in his thirty-six year career since graduate school.

Favorite Book

Putting It Together by James Lapine

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Interested in interviewing Skip? Contact us at pr@yext.com

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