Yext, the global location data management leader, today announced it has opened a Chicago office to accommodate the continued growth of its customer base in the Midwest.
Yext’s new office, located at 500 W. Madison, will serve as a hub for the company’s expanding customer base, increase local support for current users, and accelerate the development of partnership opportunities.
“Chicago is home to some of the world’s most influential brands and extraordinary talent. Naturally, we’re very excited to be setting up a base of operations here,” said Howard Lerman, Yext Co-Founder & CEO. “This new office will provide our Midwestern customers and agency partners with more personalized support — helping them and their customers to go places.”
Yext’s announcement of the Chicago office comes on the heels of its recent release of Yext For Healthcare, a location management solution tailored to the unique needs of the healthcare industry. The company has also rounded out the executive team in the past year including CFO Steve Cakebread (Salesforce, Pandora), CMO Jeffrey K. Rohrs (Salesforce, ExactTarget), CPO Brian “Skip” Schipper (Twitter), EVP of Strategy Marc Ferrentino (Nomi, Salesforce), and EVP of Partner & SMB Jonathan Cherins (TravelClick).
Yext’s Chicago operation currently employs over 15 location data management experts, who join the growing team of over 500 employees located around the world. Yext is headquartered in New York City, and has offices in Tysons Corner, VA; Dallas, TX; and London, England.
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