We’re proud to share today that Wendi Sturgis, Yext's Chief Customer Officer, has been named Chair of the Georgia Tech Advisory Board (GTAB). A Georgia Tech graduate with a B.S. degree in Industrial Management, Wendi is passionate about strengthening the school's engineering program and supporting younger generations, particularly women, in pursuing careers in tech.
Yext, the global leader in location data management, today announced Yext For Healthcare, industry-specific enhancements to the Yext Location Management Platform that will help health systems of all sizes solve their office, facility, and physician location data challenges both inside their organizations and across patient-facing websites, apps, maps, and search engines.
Yext's partnership with Denny's has helped the restaurant brand empower its franchisees and improve its local search performance, increasing search impressions 162% in the first year. Denny's rolled out Yext's platform in early 2015 across its 1,700 franchise restaurant locations to correct and enhance its location data in organic search results and capture the attention of mobile-empowered diners of all ages.
Today Yext announced its exclusive partnership with goldenpages.be, Belgium's largest digital media company, giving them sole rights to leverage Yext's location management technology for small businesses in Belgium. Supported by Yext's PowerListings Network, the world's largest global listings network, goldenpages.be will be able to help its customers easily manage and update their location data on listing sites across the web in real-time, in order to engage local Belgian consumers, improve brand awareness, and drive more sales.
Yext announced the findings of the September 2015 commissioned study, The Total Economic Impact Of Yext Location Data Management, conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Yext. The study examines the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying Yext to streamline their location management initiatives.
We're proud to announce today that Yext has added Google to the PowerListings Network! The integration with the Google My Business API empowers businesses of all sizes to manage their location data - name, address, phone, hours, images, and more - via our award-winning Location Management Platform.
Yext's mobile audience engagement product, Xone, has won Business Intelligence Group's 2016 BIG Innovation Award. The annual business awards program recognizes companies worldwide who are creating innovative technology to bring new ideas to life, disrupt their industries, and change the way people experience the world.
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.
Pep Boys Wins Retail TouchPoints’ Customer Engagement Award for Yext-Powered Instagram Monitoring Program
Retail TouchPoints announced that Pep Boys has received a Gold 2015 Customer Engagement Award for its innovative Instagram Monitoring program, which the Yext platform powers. Retail TouchPoints’ Customer Engagement Awards program recognizes retailers that are employing the most creative and unique strategies to deliver on the promise of customer-centricity.
Yext announced today that Jonathan Cherins has joined the company as Executive Vice President of Small Business & Partner. Cherins will be responsible for running both the Small Business and Partner channels globally in Yext's revenue division as the company continues to expand its product suite and strengthen its international presence.