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 organisational strategy.

Skip has over thirty-five years' Human Resources 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, Andor Capital and DoubleClick. He has also held senior HR leadership roles at Microsoft, PepsiCo and Compaq Computer Corp. Skip holds a B.A. from Hope College and an M.B.A. from Michigan State University.

He serves as Director and Chair of the Compensation Committee on the boards of 1stDibs, Inc. NASDAQ: DIBS and Open Education, and chairs the board and Nominations Governance Committee of DHI, Inc. NYSE: DHX





Holland, MI

Favourite 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.

Favourite Book

Putting It Together by James Lapine

Social Media

Interested in interviewing Skip? Contact us at

loading icon